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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 44 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.16% 2.94% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.24% 9.89% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 22
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £351 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
608 526 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.91% 29.78% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 353 293
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% -77.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 28 £325 +6.55% 9
Halifax +13 14 £325 -7.14% 3
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 82 (98.80%) .NET
2 73 (87.95%) C#
3 55 (66.27%) SQL Server
4 42 (50.60%) MVC
5 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
5 39 (46.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (42.17%) .NET Framework
7 33 (39.76%) Web Services
8 29 (34.94%) Visual Studio
8 29 (34.94%) SQL
8 29 (34.94%) TDD
9 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (28.92%) Finance
11 20 (24.10%) jQuery
12 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
13 18 (21.69%) HTML
13 18 (21.69%) WinForms
14 16 (19.28%) Windows
15 15 (18.07%) XML
15 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (16.87%) Entity Framework
16 14 (16.87%) SOAP
16 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
17 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
17 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (13.25%) CSS
19 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2012
20 8 (9.64%) REST
20 8 (9.64%) Sitecore

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (9.64%) CMS
2 7 (8.43%) Umbraco
3 6 (7.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (6.02%) Kentico
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.20%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) LDAP
2 2 (2.41%) Extranet
2 2 (2.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (66.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.41%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) OLAP
5 2 (2.41%) OLTP
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (46.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (34.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.61%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.41%) StyleCop
4 2 (2.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.20%) MSTest
5 1 (1.20%) NUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (84.34%) Developer
2 53 (63.86%) .NET Developer
3 36 (43.37%) C# Developer
4 31 (37.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (25.30%) WCF Developer
6 19 (22.89%) C# WCF Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.84%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (9.64%) WinForms Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Architect
9 6 (7.23%) Web Developer
10 5 (6.02%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.82%) CMS Developer
11 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (98.80%) .NET
2 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
3 35 (42.17%) .NET Framework
4 33 (39.76%) Web Services
5 20 (24.10%) jQuery
6 18 (21.69%) HTML
6 18 (21.69%) WinForms
7 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (18.07%) XML
8 14 (16.87%) Entity Framework
8 14 (16.87%) SOAP
9 13 (15.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (13.25%) CSS
11 8 (9.64%) REST
12 7 (8.43%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.43%) XSD
12 7 (8.43%) XSLT
13 5 (6.02%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (6.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.41%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.41%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) MVC
2 29 (34.94%) TDD
3 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (9.64%) SOA
5 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (7.23%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.82%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.82%) Scrum
9 3 (3.61%) B2C
9 3 (3.61%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.61%) Web Development
10 2 (2.41%) BDD
10 2 (2.41%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.41%) Graceful Degradation
10 2 (2.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (87.95%) C#
2 29 (34.94%) SQL
3 19 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.64%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.43%) XPath
7 5 (6.02%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.61%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.43%) EPiServer
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
West Yorkshire
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