The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 11 31
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.51% 14.37% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 25.53% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 2
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£290 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
WCF
Yorkshire

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 North Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
81 94 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 30.57% 56.29% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 43
Average daily rate £290 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -14 4 £290 -3.33% 9
Middlesbrough - - - -
Selby - - - -
Thirsk - - - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (50.00%) OOD
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
6 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) XSD
6 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (37.50%) Lucene
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (37.50%) Lucene.Net
6 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
7 2 (25.00%) WPF
7 2 (25.00%) Silverlight

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (37.50%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) Lucene.Net
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) XSD
5 3 (37.50%) Lucene
5 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
6 2 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (12.50%) LINQ
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) XAML
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft