The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 48 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.45% 0.58% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 1.92% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £340 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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 South Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
159 156 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 35.57% 30.23% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 118 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -77.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 2 £320 - 2
Doncaster - 1 £340 -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (80.00%) C#
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (66.67%) Web Services
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (40.00%) CRM
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (40.00%) Business Process Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
10 4 (26.67%) Windows
10 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET
10 4 (26.67%) MVC
10 4 (26.67%) WinForms
10 4 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
10 4 (26.67%) MSTest
10 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
11 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (20.00%) ReSharper
11 3 (20.00%) Use Case
11 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (20.00%) DevExpress

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MSTest
1 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) ReSharper
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (20.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (26.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) ERP
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle