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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 87 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 33 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 2.91% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 10.19% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 18
Average daily rate
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£330 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
683 481 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.61% 28.58% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 306 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £193 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 17
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -34.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -40 21 £343 -2.14% 7
Bradford -13 9 £325 -
Huddersfield - 1 £335 - 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (89.25%) C#
3 68 (73.12%) SQL Server
4 67 (72.04%) MVC
5 62 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (54.84%) Web Services
8 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (45.16%) jQuery
10 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
11 32 (34.41%) HTML
12 27 (29.03%) CSS
12 27 (29.03%) .NET Framework
13 25 (26.88%) SQL
14 24 (25.81%) CMS
15 23 (24.73%) N-Tier
16 22 (23.66%) Finance
17 18 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (19.35%) Entity Framework
17 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
19 16 (17.20%) SQL Server 2005
20 15 (16.13%) Umbraco
20 15 (16.13%) JSON
21 14 (15.05%) EPiServer
21 14 (15.05%) SQL Server 2008
21 14 (15.05%) TDD
22 13 (13.98%) Dapper ORM
23 11 (11.83%) Web Development
23 11 (11.83%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (25.81%) CMS
2 15 (16.13%) Umbraco
3 10 (10.75%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.23%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) Intranet
2 1 (1.08%) Extranet
2 1 (1.08%) SSL
2 1 (1.08%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (73.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (15.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.08%) OLAP
6 1 (1.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (86.02%) Developer
2 37 (39.78%) .NET Developer
3 30 (32.26%) Applications Developer
4 21 (22.58%) Web Developer
5 20 (21.51%) Software Developer
6 18 (19.35%) C# Developer
7 15 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (12.90%) Web Applications Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Architect
10 6 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
10 6 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
10 6 (6.45%) C# Application Developer
10 6 (6.45%) .NET Applications Developer
11 4 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.30%) VB.NET Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.23%) Chief Architect
13 2 (2.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (2.15%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 51 (54.84%) Web Services
4 45 (48.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (45.16%) jQuery
6 32 (34.41%) HTML
7 27 (29.03%) CSS
7 27 (29.03%) .NET Framework
8 18 (19.35%) Entity Framework
8 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (16.13%) JSON
10 13 (13.98%) Dapper ORM
11 8 (8.60%) WinForms
12 7 (7.53%) HTML5
13 6 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (6.45%) SOAP
14 5 (5.38%) XML
14 5 (5.38%) WPF
14 5 (5.38%) WF
14 5 (5.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.73%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.08%) iPhone
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
2 1 (1.08%) Android
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (72.04%) MVC
2 56 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
4 14 (15.05%) TDD
5 11 (11.83%) Scrum
5 11 (11.83%) Web Development
6 7 (7.53%) OO
7 6 (6.45%) TOGAF
8 5 (5.38%) Project Management
8 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.38%) SOA
8 5 (5.38%) Workflow
8 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.38%) Mobile Development
9 4 (4.30%) CRM
9 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.15%) Content Management
11 2 (2.15%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 83 (89.25%) C#
2 40 (43.01%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.88%) SQL
4 9 (9.68%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.08%) VB6
8 1 (1.08%) XPath
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.08%) Degree
1 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) EPiServer
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Cisco
3 2 (2.15%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.15%) Avaya
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe
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