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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 37 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% 0.88% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £300
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 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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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
773 568 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.66% 23.16% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 271 215
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £27.70 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Glasgow - 19 £381 - 8
Edinburgh -1 14 £350 - 4
Aberdeen - 3 £350 - 1
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
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UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 41 (91.11%) C#
3 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
4 27 (60.00%) SQL
5 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
6 21 (46.67%) Windows
7 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
7 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
8 18 (40.00%) WPF
9 17 (37.78%) .NET Framework
10 16 (35.56%) HTML
11 15 (33.33%) WinForms
12 12 (26.67%) Web Services
12 12 (26.67%) MVVM
13 11 (24.44%) UNIX
13 11 (24.44%) MVC
14 10 (22.22%) Banking
14 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
15 9 (20.00%) Oracle
15 9 (20.00%) XML
15 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
15 9 (20.00%) LINQ
15 9 (20.00%) jQuery
16 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
16 8 (17.78%) CSS
17 7 (15.56%) XSLT
17 7 (15.56%) Finance
17 7 (15.56%) TDD
18 6 (13.33%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
2 3 (6.67%) Sitefinity
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.22%) PegaRULES
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.22%) FxCop
5 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) T4 Templates
General
1 10 (22.22%) Banking
2 7 (15.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 22 (48.89%) .NET Developer
3 18 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (24.44%) WPF Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.22%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (2.22%) .NET Technologist
10 1 (2.22%) Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
3 18 (40.00%) WPF
4 17 (37.78%) .NET Framework
5 16 (35.56%) HTML
6 15 (33.33%) WinForms
7 12 (26.67%) Web Services
8 9 (20.00%) XML
8 9 (20.00%) LINQ
8 9 (20.00%) jQuery
9 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 7 (15.56%) XSLT
11 6 (13.33%) MSMQ
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.89%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (8.89%) NHibernate
13 3 (6.67%) Ajax
13 3 (6.67%) Modernizr
13 3 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) DataPower
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) MVVM
2 11 (24.44%) MVC
3 7 (15.56%) TDD
4 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) Web Development
5 5 (11.11%) OO
5 5 (11.11%) EAI
6 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.67%) OOD
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Web Design
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.22%) OWASP
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) C#
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCPD
2 1 (2.22%) MCSD
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (2.22%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) CA
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