The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Lothian region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 14 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.72% 8.16% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 22.22% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £288 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.10% 36.73% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 3
Average daily rate £330 £328 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -12.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WCF
Scotland

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the West Lothian region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

WCF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#