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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 50 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.01% 3.11% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.57% 10.48% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £388 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
473 458 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.49% 29.68% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 270 218
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £387 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £175.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +713.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £175.00 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -22 20 £313 -2.34% 22
Bradford -13 7 £350 -6.66% 1
Halifax - 6 £350 - 2
Huddersfield - 1 £325 - 4
Castleford - - - - 1
Dewsbury - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 96 (96.97%) .NET
2 89 (89.90%) C#
3 77 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 57 (57.58%) Web Services
5 48 (48.48%) MVC
6 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
7 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 35 (35.35%) HTML
10 32 (32.32%) CSS
10 32 (32.32%) jQuery
11 31 (31.31%) XML
12 30 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (28.28%) SQL
14 25 (25.25%) CMS
15 23 (23.23%) Finance
16 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
16 16 (16.16%) Mentoring
16 16 (16.16%) .NET Framework
16 16 (16.16%) Visual Studio
16 16 (16.16%) SOAP
17 14 (14.14%) Oracle
17 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
17 14 (14.14%) SOA
17 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
17 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (13.13%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (13.13%) Coaching
18 13 (13.13%) Dynamics CRM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 25 (25.25%) CMS
2 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (10.10%) Umbraco
6 9 (9.09%) Kentico
7 3 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.02%) Sitefinity
8 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.01%) Apache
9 1 (1.01%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (1.01%) Drupal
9 1 (1.01%) DNN
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) InfoPath
2 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Intranet
2 5 (5.05%) CTI
3 3 (3.03%) LDAP
4 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.08%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.08%) MySQL
4 7 (7.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.07%) RavenDB
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.03%) EDRMS
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.01%) OLTP
8 1 (1.01%) MS Access
8 1 (1.01%) DB2
8 1 (1.01%) OLAP
8 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.16%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.09%) Subversion
4 7 (7.07%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.05%) LLBLGen Pro
5 5 (5.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.02%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.01%) NUnit
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (23.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Law
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (79.80%) Developer
2 55 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.19%) Web Developer
4 17 (17.17%) C# Developer
4 17 (17.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (13.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (12.12%) .NET Web Developer
7 10 (10.10%) C# Web Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Senior Developer
8 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Architect
9 7 (7.07%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.03%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
13 2 (2.02%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (96.97%) .NET
2 77 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 57 (57.58%) Web Services
4 35 (35.35%) HTML
5 32 (32.32%) CSS
5 32 (32.32%) jQuery
6 31 (31.31%) XML
7 28 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (16.16%) .NET Framework
8 16 (16.16%) SOAP
9 11 (11.11%) JSON
9 11 (11.11%) WF
10 9 (9.09%) WPF
11 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (7.07%) NHibernate
12 7 (7.07%) CSS3
13 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (5.05%) XHTML
14 5 (5.05%) WinForms
14 5 (5.05%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) IVR
2 5 (5.05%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.05%) iPhone
3 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) Wiki
4 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (5.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.48%) MVC
2 37 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.16%) Unit Testing
3 16 (16.16%) Mentoring
4 14 (14.14%) SOA
4 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.14%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (13.13%) Coaching
5 13 (13.13%) CRM
6 11 (11.11%) TDD
7 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.07%) OO
8 7 (7.07%) Scrum
8 7 (7.07%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (6.06%) TOGAF
9 6 (6.06%) UML
10 5 (5.05%) Time Management
11 4 (4.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (89.90%) C#
2 36 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.28%) SQL
4 10 (10.10%) PowerShell
5 8 (8.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.04%) XPath
6 4 (4.04%) VB
7 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.02%) VB6
9 1 (1.01%) VBA
9 1 (1.01%) Java
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) ISEB
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (14.14%) Oracle
2 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Sencha
3 5 (5.05%) Appcelerator
4 3 (3.03%) Kofax
4 3 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.02%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.01%) Perforce
6 1 (1.01%) Telerik
6 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.01%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £240 - £250 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Huddersfield
Computer Futures
Rate: £180 - £220 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £340 - £370 per day
Posted: 22 days ago