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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 105 93 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 1.10% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% 3.95% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £319 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £379 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +6.20%
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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
610 684 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.17% 27.94% 28.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 370 328
Average daily rate £375 £323 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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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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 -2 11 £425 +37.09% 7
Edinburgh -8 4 £500 +53.84% 5
Aberdeen - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
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WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (93.10%) C#
3 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
4 17 (58.62%) MVC
4 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
5 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
6 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) Finance
7 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) NHibernate
7 10 (34.48%) jQuery
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 8 (27.59%) Web Services
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) Sybase
9 7 (24.14%) IIS
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) OO
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (20.69%) OOD
10 6 (20.69%) CSS
10 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (17.24%) WPF
12 4 (13.79%) Banking
12 4 (13.79%) Scrum
12 4 (13.79%) XML
13 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
13 3 (10.34%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (24.14%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) .NET Developer
3 7 (24.14%) C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
3 10 (34.48%) NHibernate
3 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (24.14%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
7 5 (17.24%) WPF
8 4 (13.79%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) WinForms
9 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
10 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (6.90%) JSON
10 2 (6.90%) CAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Derivative
1 3 (10.34%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) OO
5 6 (20.69%) OOD
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.90%) UML
8 2 (6.90%) Workflow
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Management
8 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Management
9 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
9 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Sybase
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Infragistics
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