The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing WCF 44 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.63% 1.76% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 7.46% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 10
Average daily rate
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£340 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £294 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £340 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
469 362 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.03% 23.54% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 209 342
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.29% +121.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
WCF
Yorkshire

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +8 30 £340 +2.64% 17
Bradford - 6 £325 - 3
Halifax -5 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ilkley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 74 (92.50%) .NET
2 68 (85.00%) C#
3 54 (67.50%) ASP.NET
4 40 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 39 (48.75%) Web Services
6 32 (40.00%) MVC
7 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (32.50%) WinForms
9 23 (28.75%) XML
9 23 (28.75%) VB.NET
9 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (25.00%) SQL
10 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 19 (23.75%) Finance
12 18 (22.50%) Visual Studio
13 16 (20.00%) Windows
13 16 (20.00%) Scrum
13 16 (20.00%) WPF
14 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
15 14 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (16.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
17 12 (15.00%) Oracle
18 11 (13.75%) jQuery
18 11 (13.75%) SOAP
18 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
19 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
19 10 (12.50%) Workflow
19 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 14 (17.50%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (16.25%) SharePoint
2 13 (16.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (8.75%) CMS
4 3 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) EDRMS
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.75%) MSTest
4 2 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.25%) dotCover
5 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Local Government
3 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Back Office
4 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (85.00%) Developer
2 38 (47.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (13.75%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.75%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (11.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (6.25%) CRM Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (92.50%) .NET
2 54 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 39 (48.75%) Web Services
4 26 (32.50%) WinForms
5 23 (28.75%) XML
5 23 (28.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (20.00%) WPF
7 11 (13.75%) jQuery
7 11 (13.75%) SOAP
8 9 (11.25%) CSS
9 8 (10.00%) HTML
10 7 (8.75%) WF
11 6 (7.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.25%) Middleware
13 4 (5.00%) Silverlight
14 3 (3.75%) LINQ
14 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 3 (3.75%) XHTML
15 2 (2.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) EPoS
3 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) Wiki
3 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) MVC
2 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) Scrum
4 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Workflow
6 8 (10.00%) Web Development
7 7 (8.75%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.75%) CRM
7 7 (8.75%) OO
7 7 (8.75%) SOA
8 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.50%) TDD
9 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.50%) OOP
10 2 (2.50%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (2.50%) ITIL
10 2 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 68 (85.00%) C#
2 23 (28.75%) VB.NET
3 20 (25.00%) SQL
4 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.00%) VB
8 3 (3.75%) X++
9 2 (2.50%) Python
9 2 (2.50%) VB6
9 2 (2.50%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Java
10 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) Kofax
4 1 (1.25%) Perforce
4 1 (1.25%) Telerik
4 1 (1.25%) Capita
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago