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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.69% 2.88% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 11.11% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
WCF
Yorkshire

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
115 81 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.78% 25.88% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 36 40
Average daily rate £338 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £437 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Sheffield -11 7 £338 -3.57% 5
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) WPF
4 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
5 12 (70.59%) C#
6 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
7 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
8 8 (47.06%) OO
9 7 (41.18%) SQL
10 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
10 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
10 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
11 5 (29.41%) MVVM
11 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (23.53%) Task Parallel Library
12 4 (23.53%) Web Services
12 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
13 3 (17.65%) XML
14 2 (11.76%) SOAP
14 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
14 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
14 2 (11.76%) SDLC
14 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (5.88%) Change Control
15 1 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
15 1 (5.88%) REST
15 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
15 1 (5.88%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) WPF Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) WPF
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (23.53%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.88%) WinForms
9 1 (5.88%) Spring
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) HTML
9 1 (5.88%) CSS
9 1 (5.88%) WSDL
9 1 (5.88%) Java EE
9 1 (5.88%) Apache Axis
9 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) OO
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) MVVM
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) AOP
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft