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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.91% 1.42% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 6.10% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£463 £425 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +36.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
78 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.64% 23.30% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 53
Average daily rate £340 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 -4 2 £463 +8.82% 4
Rotherham - - - - 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 7 (63.64%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (36.36%) WPF
6 4 (36.36%) CRM
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
7 3 (27.27%) LINQ
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) WPF
6 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
8 1 (9.09%) REST
8 1 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) MVVM
4 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) XQuery
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
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