The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 107 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 20 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 1.35% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 4.45% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 10
Average daily rate £319 £270 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £500 £400
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 £40.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 719 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.43% 30.27% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 353 212
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.50 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
UK

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
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 24 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
Glasgow -6 9 £313 +9.64% 5
Edinburgh -22 4 £300 +6.66%
Aberdeen - 4 £341 - 1
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) C#
3 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 14 (38.89%) Windows
7 11 (30.56%) MVC
8 10 (27.78%) Web Services
9 9 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) jQuery
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (22.22%) SQL
11 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
11 7 (19.44%) XML
11 7 (19.44%) TDD
11 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (19.44%) WPF
12 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
13 5 (13.89%) IIS
13 5 (13.89%) Kerberos
13 5 (13.89%) Finance
13 5 (13.89%) Scrum
13 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
13 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
14 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
14 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (30.56%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) Web Services
4 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
5 7 (19.44%) WPF
5 7 (19.44%) XML
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.89%) NHibernate
8 4 (11.11%) Ajax
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (8.33%) JSON
9 3 (8.33%) WF
9 3 (8.33%) CSS
9 3 (8.33%) XSLT
10 2 (5.56%) WinForms
10 2 (5.56%) XSL
11 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
11 1 (2.78%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) TDD
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Workflow
5 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (5.56%) MVVM
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.78%) OOP
7 1 (2.78%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) EAI
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) OOD
7 1 (2.78%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C#
2 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
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