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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 90 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 2.58% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.81% 8.92% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 27
Median daily rate £339 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
676 583 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.45% 28.89% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 351 412
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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
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 3 May 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 -16 14 £325 - 11
Bradford +5 3 £350 -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 64 (98.46%) .NET
2 59 (90.77%) C#
3 36 (55.38%) MVC
4 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
5 29 (44.62%) .NET Framework
6 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 25 (38.46%) TDD
8 24 (36.92%) Web Services
8 24 (36.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (30.77%) SQL
11 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
12 17 (26.15%) Entity Framework
13 16 (24.62%) Finance
14 14 (21.54%) Visual Studio
14 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (16.92%) jQuery
15 11 (16.92%) HTML
15 11 (16.92%) Windows
15 11 (16.92%) WinForms
16 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
18 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 8 (12.31%) XML
18 8 (12.31%) CSS
19 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
19 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
20 6 (9.23%) SOAP
20 6 (9.23%) Web Development
21 5 (7.69%) JSON

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 4 (6.15%) CMS
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (21.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.08%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.08%) StyleCop
3 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.54%) MSTest
4 1 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (89.23%) Developer
2 47 (72.31%) .NET Developer
3 35 (53.85%) C# Developer
4 28 (43.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (26.15%) C# WCF Developer
5 17 (26.15%) WCF Developer
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Architect
9 3 (4.62%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (98.46%) .NET
2 29 (44.62%) .NET Framework
3 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (36.92%) Web Services
5 17 (26.15%) Entity Framework
6 11 (16.92%) HTML
6 11 (16.92%) jQuery
6 11 (16.92%) WinForms
7 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (12.31%) CSS
8 8 (12.31%) XML
9 6 (9.23%) SOAP
10 5 (7.69%) JSON
11 4 (6.15%) HTML5
11 4 (6.15%) REST
12 3 (4.62%) ADO.NET
12 3 (4.62%) LINQ
12 3 (4.62%) MSMQ
12 3 (4.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.08%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) MVC
2 25 (38.46%) TDD
3 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Web Development
7 5 (7.69%) CRM
7 5 (7.69%) SOA
8 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.62%) OO
8 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.08%) BDD
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.08%) MVVM
9 2 (3.08%) Scrum
9 2 (3.08%) SOLID
9 2 (3.08%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.54%) DSDM
10 1 (1.54%) Project Management
10 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) C#
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.15%) VB
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) Delphi
7 1 (1.54%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) EPiServer
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago