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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.97% 0.79% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.97% 3.09% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £525 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +14.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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
78 97 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 21.91% 25.59% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 65 73
Average daily rate £300 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +132.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +13 6 £300 -42.85% 4
Doncaster - - - -
Rotherham - - - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
7 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (27.27%) WPF
8 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
8 3 (27.27%) SOA
8 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 2 (18.18%) Retail
9 2 (18.18%) CSS
9 2 (18.18%) Web Services
9 2 (18.18%) HTML
9 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 2 (18.18%) jQuery
9 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (9.09%) HTML5
10 1 (9.09%) REST
10 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
10 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (9.09%) SQL
10 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 1 (9.09%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) WPF
5 3 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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