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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 54 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.95% 2.71% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 8.91% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £415 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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
567 505 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.93% 30.40% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 345 191
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -13 29 £350 +9.37% 12
Bradford -18 6 - - 3
Halifax - 3 £350 - 4
Huddersfield - - - - 2
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 87 (97.75%) .NET
2 79 (88.76%) C#
3 58 (65.17%) Web Services
4 56 (62.92%) ASP.NET
5 49 (55.06%) MVC
6 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
7 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (37.08%) SQL
9 32 (35.96%) HTML
9 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
10 31 (34.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (32.58%) XML
12 29 (32.58%) jQuery
13 25 (28.09%) CSS
14 22 (24.72%) CMS
15 20 (22.47%) SOAP
16 18 (20.22%) Finance
17 16 (17.98%) CRM
18 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
18 15 (16.85%) Dynamics CRM
19 14 (15.73%) Windows
20 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
20 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
20 13 (14.61%) WPF
20 13 (14.61%) Umbraco
21 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
22 9 (10.11%) WinForms
22 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2005
22 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (24.72%) CMS
2 13 (14.61%) Umbraco
3 7 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.49%) Kentico
7 3 (3.37%) Apache
7 3 (3.37%) IIS
7 3 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (3.37%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (2.25%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.12%) Drupal
9 1 (1.12%) DNN
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) CTI
2 3 (3.37%) LDAP
3 2 (2.25%) Intranet
4 1 (1.12%) SSL
4 1 (1.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) MS Access
5 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.25%) NUnit
4 1 (1.12%) JIRA
4 1 (1.12%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (83.15%) Developer
2 48 (53.93%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.60%) C# Developer
4 20 (22.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (19.10%) Web Developer
6 11 (12.36%) .NET Web Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.11%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Applications Developer
8 7 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.74%) C# Application Developer
9 6 (6.74%) .NET Applications Developer
10 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Web Applications Developer
11 4 (4.49%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.37%) Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (97.75%) .NET
2 58 (65.17%) Web Services
3 56 (62.92%) ASP.NET
4 32 (35.96%) HTML
5 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (32.58%) XML
6 29 (32.58%) jQuery
7 25 (28.09%) CSS
8 20 (22.47%) SOAP
9 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
9 13 (14.61%) WPF
10 9 (10.11%) WinForms
11 7 (7.87%) JSON
11 7 (7.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (7.87%) REST
12 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (5.62%) XSLT
13 5 (5.62%) XSD
14 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (4.49%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.62%) IVR
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.12%) Android
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) MVC
2 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.98%) CRM
4 15 (16.85%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.99%) Scrum
6 8 (8.99%) OO
7 7 (7.87%) TDD
7 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
8 6 (6.74%) Web Development
9 5 (5.62%) Coaching
10 4 (4.49%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.49%) UML
10 4 (4.49%) RUP
11 3 (3.37%) Workflow
11 3 (3.37%) Time Management
12 2 (2.25%) MVVM
12 2 (2.25%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 79 (88.76%) C#
2 33 (37.08%) SQL
3 32 (35.96%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.36%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.99%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.62%) VB
6 5 (5.62%) XPath
7 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.37%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) Java
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) ISEB
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) EPiServer
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) Avaya
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.12%) Kofax
5 1 (1.12%) Perforce
5 1 (1.12%) hybris
5 1 (1.12%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago