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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.83% 1.69% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 6.14% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
174 114 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 36.25% 27.47% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 73 37
Median daily rate £400 £339 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 4 £350 +3.70%
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 14 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (40.00%) FMCG
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WCF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET