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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing WCF 48 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.40% 2.11% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.23% 6.75% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
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
583 563 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.19% 31.33% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 393 220
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 £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -17 22 £325 +1.56% 14
Bradford -8 13 £350 -6.66% 7
Halifax -2 1 £350 - 1
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 95 (97.94%) .NET
2 87 (89.69%) C#
3 63 (64.95%) Web Services
3 63 (64.95%) ASP.NET
4 57 (58.76%) MVC
5 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
6 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (36.08%) HTML
8 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
8 35 (36.08%) SQL
9 34 (35.05%) jQuery
10 33 (34.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (28.87%) CSS
11 28 (28.87%) XML
12 26 (26.80%) CMS
13 20 (20.62%) SOAP
14 19 (19.59%) Finance
15 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
16 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
16 15 (15.46%) CRM
16 15 (15.46%) Umbraco
17 14 (14.43%) Windows
17 14 (14.43%) Dynamics CRM
18 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio
19 12 (12.37%) N-Tier
19 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
19 12 (12.37%) WPF
20 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
20 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (26.80%) CMS
2 15 (15.46%) Umbraco
3 7 (7.22%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.12%) Kentico
6 4 (4.12%) EPiServer CMS
7 3 (3.09%) IIS
7 3 (3.09%) Apache
7 3 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.06%) Sitefinity
9 1 (1.03%) DNN
9 1 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) CTI
2 3 (3.09%) LDAP
3 2 (2.06%) Intranet
4 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.03%) Skype
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (53.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 33 (34.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.40%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) NUnit
4 1 (1.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 81 (83.51%) Developer
2 49 (50.52%) .NET Developer
3 24 (24.74%) C# Developer
4 23 (23.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (20.62%) Web Developer
6 13 (13.40%) Applications Developer
7 12 (12.37%) .NET Web Developer
8 10 (10.31%) C# Web Developer
9 8 (8.25%) C# Application Developer
9 8 (8.25%) .NET Applications Developer
9 8 (8.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Web Applications Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
10 7 (7.22%) Software Developer
11 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
13 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
13 4 (4.12%) Architect
14 3 (3.09%) Analyst
14 3 (3.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (97.94%) .NET
2 63 (64.95%) ASP.NET
2 63 (64.95%) Web Services
3 36 (37.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (36.08%) HTML
5 34 (35.05%) jQuery
6 28 (28.87%) XML
6 28 (28.87%) CSS
7 20 (20.62%) SOAP
8 15 (15.46%) .NET Framework
9 12 (12.37%) WPF
10 9 (9.28%) JSON
10 9 (9.28%) WinForms
11 8 (8.25%) Entity Framework
12 7 (7.22%) REST
13 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (5.15%) XSLT
14 5 (5.15%) XSD
15 4 (4.12%) ADO.NET
15 4 (4.12%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.15%) IVR
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.03%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.76%) MVC
2 44 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.56%) Software Engineering
4 15 (15.46%) CRM
5 8 (8.25%) OO
5 8 (8.25%) Scrum
5 8 (8.25%) Web Development
6 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.22%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
6 7 (7.22%) TDD
7 4 (4.12%) RUP
7 4 (4.12%) UML
7 4 (4.12%) Coaching
7 4 (4.12%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.09%) SOA
8 3 (3.09%) Workflow
8 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.09%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.06%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 87 (89.69%) C#
2 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
2 35 (36.08%) SQL
3 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.25%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.15%) VB
5 5 (5.15%) XPath
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.09%) VB6
7 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Java
8 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) ISEB
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) EPiServer
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.06%) Avaya
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.03%) Kofax
5 1 (1.03%) Perforce
5 1 (1.03%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.03%) hybris
5 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago