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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.41% 1.47% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 6.02% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
140 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 28.57% 24.34% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 48 38
Average daily rate £350 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 2 - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) WCAG
3 5 (71.43%) Umbraco
3 5 (71.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Umbraco
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft