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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 2.41% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 7.88% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 13
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
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
500 673 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.83% 30.62% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 421 313
Median daily rate £403 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Halifax -3 5 £325 - 1
Leeds -15 1 £500 +53.84% 10
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) C#
3 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 17 (56.67%) MVC
4 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
5 13 (43.33%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) TDD
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) HTML
9 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) NUnit
9 5 (16.67%) WPF
10 4 (13.33%) BDD
10 4 (13.33%) WF
10 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
10 4 (13.33%) CSS
10 4 (13.33%) WinForms
11 3 (10.00%) Workflow
11 3 (10.00%) Finance
11 3 (10.00%) SOAP
11 3 (10.00%) CRM

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 3 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) NUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
4 9 (30.00%) WCF Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) CRM Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Architect
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Designer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Architect
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
3 13 (43.33%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 5 (16.67%) WPF
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
6 4 (13.33%) WF
6 4 (13.33%) WinForms
7 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 3 (10.00%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) HTML5
9 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Pair Programming
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Case Management
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) MVVM
8 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) MCITP
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Xamarin