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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 44 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.63% 1.60% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.02% 6.76% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £291 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £340 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +18.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
488 355 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.12% 23.60% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 204 325
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £355 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +105.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +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 11 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 11 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 33 £325 - 18
Bradford - 4 £325 - 3
Halifax -1 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ilkley - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 77 (86.52%) C#
3 58 (65.17%) ASP.NET
4 47 (52.81%) SQL Server
5 37 (41.57%) Web Services
6 36 (40.45%) MVC
7 30 (33.71%) Finance
8 29 (32.58%) WinForms
8 29 (32.58%) VB.NET
8 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (28.09%) Windows
11 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
11 23 (25.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 22 (24.72%) SQL
13 20 (22.47%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
14 19 (21.35%) XML
14 19 (21.35%) Oracle
15 17 (19.10%) Scrum
16 16 (17.98%) WPF
17 14 (15.73%) jQuery
17 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
17 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
18 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
18 13 (14.61%) SharePoint 2010
19 12 (13.48%) Workflow
20 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
21 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2005
21 10 (11.24%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 20 (22.47%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (5.62%) CMS
4 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (52.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (4.49%) EDRMS
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (25.84%) Visual Studio
1 23 (25.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.25%) MSTest
2 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.12%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.12%) JMeter
3 1 (1.12%) NUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Maven
3 1 (1.12%) FindBugs
3 1 (1.12%) dotCover
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
2 3 (3.37%) Local Government
3 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (86.52%) Developer
2 40 (44.94%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.61%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.48%) VB.NET Developer
4 12 (13.48%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Web Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) CRM Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 58 (65.17%) ASP.NET
3 37 (41.57%) Web Services
4 29 (32.58%) WinForms
4 29 (32.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (21.35%) XML
6 16 (17.98%) WPF
7 14 (15.73%) jQuery
8 10 (11.24%) SOAP
9 8 (8.99%) HTML
9 8 (8.99%) CSS
9 8 (8.99%) WF
10 5 (5.62%) Silverlight
10 5 (5.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (5.62%) Middleware
10 5 (5.62%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.49%) LINQ
12 3 (3.37%) XHTML
13 2 (2.25%) Spring
13 2 (2.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.25%) W3C
2 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.12%) Wiki
3 1 (1.12%) Open Source
3 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.12%) PKI
3 1 (1.12%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.09%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) MVC
2 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Scrum
4 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.48%) Workflow
6 10 (11.24%) OO
7 9 (10.11%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.87%) Web Development
8 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.87%) SOA
8 7 (7.87%) CRM
9 6 (6.74%) TDD
10 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.49%) OOP
12 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.37%) Waterfall
12 3 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
13 2 (2.25%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 77 (86.52%) C#
2 29 (32.58%) VB.NET
3 22 (24.72%) SQL
4 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.37%) VB
7 3 (3.37%) X++
8 2 (2.25%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) Java
9 1 (1.12%) VB6
9 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Oracle
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Kofax
3 2 (2.25%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.12%) Perforce
4 1 (1.12%) Capita
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix
4 1 (1.12%) SAP
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Rate: £240 - £300 per day
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Rate: £market rates per day
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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