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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 46 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.12% 2.60% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 8.98% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £398 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
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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
606 490 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.89% 28.93% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 315 210
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -68.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 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 31 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 -26 27 £325 -7.14% 11
Bradford +5 16 £325 -
Huddersfield - 1 £335 - 2
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (88.78%) C#
3 68 (69.39%) MVC
4 67 (68.37%) SQL Server
5 62 (63.27%) ASP.NET
6 57 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (55.10%) Web Services
8 46 (46.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (44.90%) jQuery
10 42 (42.86%) JavaScript
11 34 (34.69%) HTML
12 30 (30.61%) SQL
13 29 (29.59%) CSS
14 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
15 24 (24.49%) CMS
15 24 (24.49%) Finance
16 23 (23.47%) N-Tier
17 22 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (17.35%) Entity Framework
19 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
20 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
21 15 (15.31%) Umbraco
21 15 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
22 14 (14.29%) EPiServer
22 14 (14.29%) JSON
22 14 (14.29%) TDD
23 12 (12.24%) VB.NET
23 12 (12.24%) Dapper ORM
24 11 (11.22%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (24.49%) CMS
2 15 (15.31%) Umbraco
3 10 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.06%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Apache
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) Extranet
2 1 (1.02%) SSL
2 1 (1.02%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (68.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (15.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) OLAP
6 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.02%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.06%) ReSharper
3 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.02%) NUnit
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Marketing
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (86.73%) Developer
2 37 (37.76%) .NET Developer
3 30 (30.61%) Applications Developer
4 21 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 20 (20.41%) Software Developer
5 20 (20.41%) C# Developer
6 17 (17.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (12.24%) Web Applications Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Architect
9 6 (6.12%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.12%) C# Web Developer
9 6 (6.12%) C# Application Developer
9 6 (6.12%) .NET Applications Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.10%) VB.NET Developer
11 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.06%) SQL Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Chief Architect
13 2 (2.04%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (63.27%) ASP.NET
3 54 (55.10%) Web Services
4 46 (46.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (44.90%) jQuery
6 34 (34.69%) HTML
7 29 (29.59%) CSS
8 26 (26.53%) .NET Framework
9 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (17.35%) Entity Framework
11 14 (14.29%) JSON
12 12 (12.24%) Dapper ORM
13 9 (9.18%) WinForms
14 7 (7.14%) XML
14 7 (7.14%) WPF
14 7 (7.14%) HTML5
15 6 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (5.10%) WF
16 5 (5.10%) SOAP
17 4 (4.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.02%) iPhone
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.02%) Android
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (69.39%) MVC
2 57 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.29%) TDD
5 11 (11.22%) Scrum
6 10 (10.20%) OO
6 10 (10.20%) Web Development
7 6 (6.12%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.12%) Workflow
8 5 (5.10%) SOA
8 5 (5.10%) Project Management
8 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.08%) CRM
9 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.08%) Mobile Development
10 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.04%) Automation Testing
11 2 (2.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (88.78%) C#
2 42 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.61%) SQL
4 12 (12.24%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.08%) VB
7 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.04%) VB6
9 1 (1.02%) XPath
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.02%) Degree
1 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (14.29%) EPiServer
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco
3 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (1.02%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe
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