The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 81 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing WCF 41 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.01% 2.05% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.67% 7.48% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 26
Median daily rate £340 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £311 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £600 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -20.83%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
723 588 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.39% 27.35% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 407 323
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Yorkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the West Yorkshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds -3 27 £340 +4.61% 10
Bradford -8 5 £460 +41.53% 3
Halifax - 3 £325 - 2
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 59 (93.65%) .NET
2 49 (77.78%) C#
3 42 (66.67%) MVC
4 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
5 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
7 21 (33.33%) HTML
7 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (30.16%) Entity Framework
9 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (26.98%) Web Services
11 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
11 15 (23.81%) HTML5
12 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (20.63%) Xamarin
13 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
13 12 (19.05%) SOA
13 12 (19.05%) Pair Programming
14 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
14 11 (17.46%) Android
15 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (15.87%) Finance
16 9 (14.29%) TDD
16 9 (14.29%) SQL
16 9 (14.29%) CSS
17 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.70%) NUnit
17 8 (12.70%) WPF
18 6 (9.52%) CRM
18 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.94%) Joomla!
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) NUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.52%) Vagrant
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Developer
2 34 (53.97%) .NET Developer
3 31 (49.21%) C# Developer
4 22 (34.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Architect
6 11 (17.46%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (15.87%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 8 (12.70%) C# WCF Developer
8 8 (12.70%) WCF Developer
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
10 6 (9.52%) Lead Architect
10 6 (9.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 5 (7.94%) Mobile Architect
12 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
13 3 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
14 2 (3.17%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (93.65%) .NET
2 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
4 21 (33.33%) HTML
5 19 (30.16%) Entity Framework
6 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (26.98%) Web Services
8 15 (23.81%) HTML5
9 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (14.29%) CSS
11 8 (12.70%) WPF
12 5 (7.94%) jQuery
12 5 (7.94%) WF
12 5 (7.94%) WinForms
12 5 (7.94%) Xamarin.iOS
12 5 (7.94%) XML
13 4 (6.35%) SOAP
14 3 (4.76%) CSS3
14 3 (4.76%) JSON
14 3 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Android
1 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) MVC
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Pair Programming
3 12 (19.05%) SOA
4 9 (14.29%) TDD
5 6 (9.52%) API Design
5 6 (9.52%) CRM
5 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.94%) Automated Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.35%) BDD
7 4 (6.35%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (6.35%) OO
7 4 (6.35%) Open Source
7 4 (6.35%) Web Development
8 3 (4.76%) Kanban
8 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.76%) Workflow
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (77.78%) C#
2 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) PHP
5 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.17%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Xamarin
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe