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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 96 89 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -36
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 33 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.34% 1.48% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 4.85% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 26
Median daily rate £338 £330 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £301 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +14.48%
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
715 681 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.55% 30.48% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 457 304
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Median hourly rate £13.25 £40.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.87% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -3 18 £340 -0.72% 8
Bradford +4 5 £413 +26.92%
Halifax - 1 £325 - 2
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 52 (92.86%) .NET
2 43 (76.79%) C#
3 41 (73.21%) SQL Server
4 37 (66.07%) MVC
5 23 (41.07%) .NET Framework
6 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 19 (33.93%) HTML
8 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (32.14%) Entity Framework
9 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (25.00%) Web Services
10 14 (25.00%) HTML5
11 13 (23.21%) Xamarin
12 12 (21.43%) Mobile App
12 12 (21.43%) Pair Programming
13 11 (19.64%) SOA
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
13 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
13 11 (19.64%) Android
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (17.86%) TDD
15 9 (16.07%) Finance
15 9 (16.07%) SQL
15 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (14.29%) WPF
16 8 (14.29%) NUnit
17 7 (12.50%) CSS
18 6 (10.71%) PHP
18 6 (10.71%) 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 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.93%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (73.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) NUnit
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Vagrant
3 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) .NET Developer
3 25 (44.64%) C# Developer
4 19 (33.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (25.00%) Architect
6 11 (19.64%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (17.86%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 8 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
8 8 (14.29%) WCF Developer
9 6 (10.71%) Lead Architect
9 6 (10.71%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Mobile Architect
11 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
12 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
13 2 (3.57%) .NET Architect
13 2 (3.57%) .NET Designer
13 2 (3.57%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (92.86%) .NET
2 23 (41.07%) .NET Framework
3 20 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 19 (33.93%) HTML
5 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (32.14%) Entity Framework
6 14 (25.00%) HTML5
6 14 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (14.29%) WPF
9 7 (12.50%) CSS
10 5 (8.93%) SOAP
10 5 (8.93%) WF
10 5 (8.93%) WinForms
10 5 (8.93%) Xamarin.iOS
11 4 (7.14%) XML
12 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.57%) CSS3
13 2 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Android
1 11 (19.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (66.07%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Pair Programming
4 11 (19.64%) SOA
5 10 (17.86%) TDD
6 6 (10.71%) API Design
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.14%) BDD
8 4 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (7.14%) Open Source
9 3 (5.36%) Kanban
9 3 (5.36%) OO
9 3 (5.36%) Workflow
10 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) C#
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) PHP
5 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Xamarin
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe