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 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 49 64 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Contract jobs citing WCF 48 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.82% 2.20% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.06% 7.93% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 8
Average daily rate
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£345 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £297 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
477 429 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.03% 27.73% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 256 351
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 7
Average hourly rate £29.50 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £41.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 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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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 -2 30 £350 +7.69% 11
Bradford - 11 £325 - 4
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 76 (85.39%) C#
3 66 (74.16%) ASP.NET
4 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
5 38 (42.70%) Web Services
6 34 (38.20%) MVC
7 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (28.09%) Visual Studio
8 24 (26.97%) WinForms
9 23 (25.84%) XML
9 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
9 23 (25.84%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (24.72%) SharePoint
10 22 (24.72%) VB.NET
10 22 (24.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (21.35%) Finance
12 18 (20.22%) SQL
12 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
13 15 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (15.73%) Oracle
14 14 (15.73%) Windows
14 14 (15.73%) Scrum
14 14 (15.73%) WF
15 13 (14.61%) CSS
16 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
16 12 (13.48%) jQuery
16 12 (13.48%) WPF
16 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
16 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 23 (25.84%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (24.72%) SharePoint
2 22 (24.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (12.36%) CMS
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.12%) Confluence
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) InfoPath
2 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) EDRMS
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Visual Studio
2 15 (16.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.37%) MSTest
4 2 (2.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.12%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.12%) JMeter
5 1 (1.12%) Maven
5 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.12%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.12%) dotCover
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
2 3 (3.37%) Local Government
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (86.52%) Developer
2 43 (48.31%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.60%) SharePoint Developer
4 12 (13.48%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.36%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (11.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Web Developer
8 6 (6.74%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Tester
11 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 66 (74.16%) ASP.NET
3 38 (42.70%) Web Services
4 24 (26.97%) WinForms
5 23 (25.84%) XML
6 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (15.73%) WF
8 13 (14.61%) CSS
9 12 (13.48%) WPF
9 12 (13.48%) jQuery
10 11 (12.36%) HTML
11 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
11 8 (8.99%) SOAP
12 6 (6.74%) XHTML
12 6 (6.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (5.62%) Silverlight
14 4 (4.49%) LINQ
15 3 (3.37%) Middleware
16 2 (2.25%) NHibernate
16 2 (2.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.12%) EPoS
2 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.12%) PKI
2 1 (1.12%) Wiki
2 1 (1.12%) Open Source
2 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) MVC
2 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) Scrum
4 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
4 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
5 11 (12.36%) Workflow
5 11 (12.36%) SOA
6 7 (7.87%) Web Development
7 6 (6.74%) TDD
7 6 (6.74%) OO
8 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.49%) CRM
9 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.37%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.37%) MVVM
11 2 (2.25%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (2.25%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (2.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 76 (85.39%) C#
2 22 (24.72%) VB.NET
3 18 (20.22%) SQL
3 18 (20.22%) PowerShell
4 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.49%) VB
7 3 (3.37%) VB6
7 3 (3.37%) X++
8 2 (2.25%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) ISEB
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) Kofax
4 2 (2.25%) Telerik
5 1 (1.12%) Capita
5 1 (1.12%) Perforce
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix
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