The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.73% 2.27% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 6.80% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Median daily rate £310 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £286 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% +3.26%
WCF
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 103 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 37.76% 33.44% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 57
Median daily rate £300 £285 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Leicestershire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 1 - - 3
WCF
East Midlands

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) MVC
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
5 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 10 (52.63%) Retail
6 9 (47.37%) HTML5
6 9 (47.37%) HTML
6 9 (47.37%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) XHTML
7 6 (31.58%) CSS3
7 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Web Development
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) NUnit
10 3 (15.79%) WinForms
10 3 (15.79%) Web Services
10 3 (15.79%) LINQ
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
11 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
11 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
11 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (10.53%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) GIS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) NUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) C# Developer
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Developer
4 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
4 11 (57.89%) C# WCF Developer
4 11 (57.89%) WCF Developer
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (52.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
7 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) HTML
3 9 (47.37%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
4 6 (31.58%) XHTML
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) LINQ
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) WinForms
7 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
7 2 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (10.53%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) WPF
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (26.32%) Web Development
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.26%) MVVM
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) OpenText
1 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
Leicester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago