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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 45 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.65% 1.85% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 7.82% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 10
Average daily rate
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£345 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.15% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £340 £333
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 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
475 358 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.01% 23.61% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 204 354
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 31 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 31 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 -4 29 £350 +7.69% 17
Bradford - 8 £325 - 2
Halifax -6 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Ilkley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 77 (93.90%) .NET
2 71 (86.59%) C#
3 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET
4 44 (53.66%) SQL Server
5 40 (48.78%) Web Services
6 35 (42.68%) MVC
7 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (32.93%) WinForms
9 24 (29.27%) XML
10 23 (28.05%) VB.NET
10 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
12 19 (23.17%) Visual Studio
12 19 (23.17%) SQL
13 18 (21.95%) Finance
14 17 (20.73%) WPF
14 17 (20.73%) Windows
15 16 (19.51%) Scrum
16 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
16 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (17.07%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
18 13 (15.85%) SharePoint 2010
19 12 (14.63%) Oracle
20 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
20 11 (13.41%) jQuery
21 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
21 10 (12.20%) Workflow
21 10 (12.20%) CSS
21 10 (12.20%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (17.07%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (15.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (10.98%) CMS
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Intranet
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) EDRMS
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.88%) MSTest
4 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.22%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.22%) JMeter
5 1 (1.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
5 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.22%) FindBugs
5 1 (1.22%) dotCover
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
2 3 (3.66%) Local Government
3 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (85.37%) Developer
2 39 (47.56%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.63%) SharePoint Developer
4 11 (13.41%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.41%) VB.NET Developer
5 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.76%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (6.10%) CRM Developer
9 4 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Tester
10 3 (3.66%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (93.90%) .NET
2 56 (68.29%) ASP.NET
3 40 (48.78%) Web Services
4 27 (32.93%) WinForms
5 24 (29.27%) XML
6 23 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (20.73%) WPF
8 11 (13.41%) jQuery
9 10 (12.20%) CSS
9 10 (12.20%) SOAP
10 9 (10.98%) HTML
11 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework
12 7 (8.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (8.54%) WF
13 5 (6.10%) Middleware
14 4 (4.88%) XHTML
14 4 (4.88%) Silverlight
14 4 (4.88%) LINQ
15 2 (2.44%) XSD
15 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) EPoS
3 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.22%) PKI
3 1 (1.22%) Wiki
3 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.73%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) MVC
2 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) Scrum
4 15 (18.29%) Software Engineering
5 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.20%) Workflow
6 8 (9.76%) OO
7 7 (8.54%) CRM
7 7 (8.54%) Web Development
7 7 (8.54%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.32%) TDD
8 6 (7.32%) SOA
9 3 (3.66%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.66%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.44%) MVVM
10 2 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.44%) Performance Testing
10 2 (2.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 71 (86.59%) C#
2 23 (28.05%) VB.NET
3 19 (23.17%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.88%) VB
8 3 (3.66%) X++
9 2 (2.44%) Python
9 2 (2.44%) VB6
9 2 (2.44%) C++
10 1 (1.22%) Java
10 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) Kofax
4 1 (1.22%) Perforce
4 1 (1.22%) Telerik
4 1 (1.22%) Capita
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) HP
4 1 (1.22%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago