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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 58 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing WCF 48 43 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.27% 2.54% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.74% 8.43% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £412 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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
549 510 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.93% 30.12% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 331 213
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -32 27 £320 -1.53% 11
Bradford +6 18 £325 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £335 - 4
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 109 (99.09%) .NET
2 99 (90.00%) C#
3 72 (65.45%) MVC
4 70 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 68 (61.82%) SQL Server
6 64 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (55.45%) Web Services
8 50 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (40.91%) jQuery
10 44 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 36 (32.73%) SQL
12 35 (31.82%) HTML
13 30 (27.27%) CSS
14 29 (26.36%) Finance
14 29 (26.36%) .NET Framework
15 27 (24.55%) CMS
16 26 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
18 22 (20.00%) N-Tier
19 19 (17.27%) Entity Framework
20 18 (16.36%) Umbraco
21 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
22 14 (12.73%) EPiServer
22 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
22 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
23 13 (11.82%) JSON
23 13 (11.82%) BizTalk Server
23 13 (11.82%) Visual Studio
23 13 (11.82%) XML
24 12 (10.91%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (24.55%) CMS
2 18 (16.36%) Umbraco
3 13 (11.82%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.64%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (2.73%) IIS
7 3 (2.73%) Apache
7 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.82%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.82%) Kentico
9 1 (0.91%) DNN
9 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Intranet
2 2 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.91%) CTI
3 1 (0.91%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.91%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 26 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.82%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.91%) NUnit
4 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 29 (26.36%) Finance
2 5 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (86.36%) Developer
2 45 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 31 (28.18%) Applications Developer
4 26 (23.64%) C# Developer
5 23 (20.91%) Web Developer
5 23 (20.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (18.18%) Software Developer
7 13 (11.82%) Web Applications Developer
8 8 (7.27%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (7.27%) C# Web Developer
8 8 (7.27%) C# Application Developer
8 8 (7.27%) .NET Applications Developer
9 7 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.36%) Architect
10 6 (5.45%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (3.64%) SQL Developer
13 3 (2.73%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (99.09%) .NET
2 70 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 61 (55.45%) Web Services
4 50 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (40.91%) jQuery
6 35 (31.82%) HTML
7 30 (27.27%) CSS
8 29 (26.36%) .NET Framework
9 19 (17.27%) Entity Framework
10 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (11.82%) JSON
11 13 (11.82%) XML
12 12 (10.91%) WinForms
12 12 (10.91%) WPF
13 11 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
14 8 (7.27%) WF
14 8 (7.27%) SOAP
15 4 (3.64%) XSLT
15 4 (3.64%) LINQ
15 4 (3.64%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) iPhone
4 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Linux
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.91%) Android
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (65.45%) MVC
2 64 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.82%) Software Engineering
4 12 (10.91%) TDD
5 10 (9.09%) OO
5 10 (9.09%) Scrum
6 9 (8.18%) Web Development
7 8 (7.27%) Workflow
8 7 (6.36%) CRM
8 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.45%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.55%) SOA
10 5 (4.55%) Project Management
11 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (2.73%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.73%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.73%) RUP
12 3 (2.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 99 (90.00%) C#
2 44 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (32.73%) SQL
4 12 (10.91%) T-SQL
4 12 (10.91%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.45%) VB
6 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.73%) VB6
7 3 (2.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) EPiServer
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.82%) Avaya
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe
5 1 (0.91%) Kofax
5 1 (0.91%) Perforce
5 1 (0.91%) DevExpress
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