The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North Yorkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.02% 3.87% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.19% 17.95% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
105 39 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 43.39% 21.55% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 14 42
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
York -3 16 £300 +9.09% 9
Skipton - 1 - - 2
Harrogate - - - - 2
Middlesbrough - - - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 32 (96.97%) C#
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) Silverlight
3 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 23 (69.70%) WPF
5 19 (57.58%) Visual Studio
6 18 (54.55%) XAML
7 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
8 15 (45.45%) MVC
9 13 (39.39%) OO
9 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
10 11 (33.33%) SQL
11 9 (27.27%) CMS
11 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 8 (24.24%) Scrum
12 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
13 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
13 7 (21.21%) LINQ
13 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (18.18%) MVVM
14 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (15.15%) HTTP
15 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
15 5 (15.15%) Content Management
15 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (12.12%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) CMS
2 6 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Visual Studio
2 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.12%) NUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (9.09%) Hudson
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 28 (84.85%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) Silverlight
3 23 (69.70%) WPF
4 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
5 7 (21.21%) LINQ
5 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
5 7 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (12.12%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) jQuery
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.03%) XML
9 1 (3.03%) XSD
9 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) MVC
2 13 (39.39%) OO
3 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) MVVM
7 5 (15.15%) Content Management
8 4 (12.12%) TDD
9 2 (6.06%) OOD
9 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (3.03%) Web Development
10 1 (3.03%) BDD
10 1 (3.03%) CQRS
10 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
10 1 (3.03%) CRM
10 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.03%) OOP
10 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) C#
2 18 (54.55%) XAML
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle