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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.49% 2.02% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 8.11% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £475 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +52.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £375 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £495 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
66 74 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.70% 24.92% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 60
Average daily rate £315 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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 -5 4 £313 -34.21% 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) WPF
7 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
7 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 6 (42.86%) XML
7 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (28.57%) CRM
10 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
10 3 (21.43%) SOA
10 3 (21.43%) HTML
10 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 3 (21.43%) CSS
10 3 (21.43%) RESTful
10 3 (21.43%) Ajax
10 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (21.43%) Retail
10 3 (21.43%) LINQ
10 3 (21.43%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) MS Access
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) WPF
5 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) LINQ
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
8 1 (7.14%) REST
8 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) EAI
6 1 (7.14%) MVVM
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle