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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 62 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing WCF 56 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.75% 2.40% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.49% 7.64% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 17
Average daily rate
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£335 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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
590 563 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.95% 31.42% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 394 212
Average daily rate £338 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -60.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -18 29 £325 +9.24% 12
Bradford 0 17 £350 -6.66% 5
Halifax -4 1 £350 - 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 101 (98.06%) .NET
2 91 (88.35%) C#
3 66 (64.08%) ASP.NET
4 64 (62.14%) Web Services
5 63 (61.17%) MVC
6 59 (57.28%) SQL Server
7 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (36.89%) jQuery
10 37 (35.92%) SQL
11 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
12 32 (31.07%) HTML
13 31 (30.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (26.21%) XML
15 26 (25.24%) CSS
16 25 (24.27%) Finance
16 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
17 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
17 24 (23.30%) CMS
18 18 (17.48%) SOAP
19 16 (15.53%) N-Tier
19 16 (15.53%) Umbraco
20 14 (13.59%) Entity Framework
20 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
20 14 (13.59%) Windows
21 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
22 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
22 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
22 12 (11.65%) CRM
22 12 (11.65%) JSON

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (23.30%) CMS
2 16 (15.53%) Umbraco
3 11 (10.68%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.88%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (2.91%) IIS
7 3 (2.91%) Apache
7 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.94%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.94%) Kentico
9 1 (0.97%) DNN
9 1 (0.97%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.91%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) LDAP
1 3 (2.91%) CTI
1 3 (2.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) Skype
2 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (57.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.97%) MS Access
4 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 31 (30.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) NUnit
4 1 (0.97%) JIRA
4 1 (0.97%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 25 (24.27%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Billing
3 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (83.50%) Developer
2 46 (44.66%) .NET Developer
3 25 (24.27%) C# Developer
4 24 (23.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (21.36%) Applications Developer
6 21 (20.39%) Web Developer
7 16 (15.53%) Software Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Web Applications Developer
8 10 (9.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 10 (9.71%) C# Web Developer
9 9 (8.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (7.77%) C# Application Developer
10 8 (7.77%) .NET Applications Developer
11 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.83%) Architect
13 5 (4.85%) SharePoint Developer
14 4 (3.88%) SQL Developer
14 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
15 3 (2.91%) VB.NET Developer
15 3 (2.91%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (98.06%) .NET
2 66 (64.08%) ASP.NET
3 64 (62.14%) Web Services
4 43 (41.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (36.89%) jQuery
6 32 (31.07%) HTML
7 27 (26.21%) XML
8 26 (25.24%) CSS
9 24 (23.30%) .NET Framework
10 18 (17.48%) SOAP
11 14 (13.59%) Entity Framework
12 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (11.65%) JSON
14 11 (10.68%) WPF
15 9 (8.74%) WinForms
16 8 (7.77%) Dapper ORM
17 6 (5.83%) XSLT
17 6 (5.83%) WF
17 6 (5.83%) REST
18 5 (4.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.94%) IVR
2 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.97%) iPhone
3 1 (0.97%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Linux
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.97%) Android
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (61.17%) MVC
2 56 (54.37%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.27%) Software Engineering
4 12 (11.65%) CRM
5 9 (8.74%) Scrum
5 9 (8.74%) TDD
6 8 (7.77%) Web Development
7 7 (6.80%) OO
8 6 (5.83%) Workflow
8 6 (5.83%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.85%) SOA
9 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.88%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.88%) RUP
10 4 (3.88%) UML
10 4 (3.88%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.91%) Project Management
12 2 (1.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 91 (88.35%) C#
2 37 (35.92%) SQL
3 35 (33.98%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.65%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.85%) XPath
6 5 (4.85%) VB
7 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.91%) VB6
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) ISEB
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) EPiServer
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco
4 2 (1.94%) Avaya
5 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.97%) Kofax
5 1 (0.97%) Perforce
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) DevExpress
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Rate: £320 - £330 per day
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