The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 114 113 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing WCF 15 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.39% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.31% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 26
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £351 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
599 761 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.46% 29.93% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 475 379
Average daily rate £359 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +7 13 £290 - 4
Glasgow -1 2 - - 2
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UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) C#
3 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
4 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
5 19 (61.29%) MVC
6 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) Windows
7 10 (32.26%) WPF
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (25.81%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
9 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) Sybase
9 7 (22.58%) IIS
9 7 (22.58%) OO
10 6 (19.35%) OOD
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (12.90%) Banking
12 4 (12.90%) Web Services
12 4 (12.90%) XML
12 4 (12.90%) JSON

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) SMTP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) NUnit
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.23%) NCrunch
2 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (3.23%) CRM Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 10 (32.26%) WPF
5 8 (25.81%) jQuery
6 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
6 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
9 4 (12.90%) JSON
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
9 4 (12.90%) XML
10 3 (9.68%) WinForms
10 3 (9.68%) Ajax
10 3 (9.68%) SOAP
10 3 (9.68%) Silverlight
10 3 (9.68%) HTML5
10 3 (9.68%) RESTful
10 3 (9.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Derivative
1 3 (9.68%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) MVC
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) OOD
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.45%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.23%) UML
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Sybase
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Infragistics
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