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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 55 77
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Contract jobs citing WCF 36 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.93% 2.92% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.35% 10.53% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £273 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £380 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
490 437 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.25% 27.76% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 260 232
Average daily rate £350 £300 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.50 £5.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 18 December 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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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 -22 17 £300 -4.76% 7
Bradford -5 8 £350 -4.76% 2
Halifax - 3 £350 -
Huddersfield - 1 £325 - 7
Castleford - - - - 2
Wakefield - - - - 2
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 91 (97.85%) .NET
2 82 (88.17%) C#
3 79 (84.95%) ASP.NET
4 51 (54.84%) Web Services
5 42 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 40 (43.01%) MVC
7 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
8 31 (33.33%) CSS
9 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (30.11%) HTML
11 26 (27.96%) jQuery
12 24 (25.81%) XML
13 23 (24.73%) SQL
13 23 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (22.58%) CMS
15 17 (18.28%) Visual Studio
15 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
15 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
15 17 (18.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
16 16 (17.20%) SOA
17 15 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (16.13%) Finance
17 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
18 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
18 14 (15.05%) Oracle
19 13 (13.98%) TDD
19 13 (13.98%) Coaching

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (22.58%) CMS
2 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
2 17 (18.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (16.13%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (7.53%) Kentico
5 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.30%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Intranet
2 5 (5.38%) CTI
3 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 8 (8.60%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.53%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.53%) RavenDB
4 7 (7.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.23%) EDRMS
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.08%) MS Access
7 1 (1.08%) DB2
7 1 (1.08%) OLAP
7 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.08%) OLTP
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (18.28%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.68%) Subversion
4 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.38%) LLBLGen Pro
5 5 (5.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (3.23%) MSTest
7 2 (2.15%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.08%) NUnit
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (80.65%) Developer
2 47 (50.54%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.28%) SharePoint Developer
3 17 (18.28%) Web Developer
4 11 (11.83%) .NET Web Developer
4 11 (11.83%) C# Developer
4 11 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.68%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (8.60%) Architect
7 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (7.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.23%) ScrumMaster
11 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (97.85%) .NET
2 79 (84.95%) ASP.NET
3 51 (54.84%) Web Services
4 31 (33.33%) CSS
5 28 (30.11%) HTML
6 26 (27.96%) jQuery
7 24 (25.81%) XML
8 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
10 11 (11.83%) JSON
10 11 (11.83%) SOAP
11 10 (10.75%) WF
12 9 (9.68%) WPF
13 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (7.53%) XHTML
14 7 (7.53%) NHibernate
14 7 (7.53%) CSS3
15 6 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 5 (5.38%) WinForms
16 5 (5.38%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) IVR
2 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.38%) iPhone
3 4 (4.30%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.15%) Wiki
5 1 (1.08%) PKI
5 1 (1.08%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (5.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) MVC
2 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.20%) Unit Testing
3 16 (17.20%) SOA
4 15 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 13 (13.98%) TDD
5 13 (13.98%) Coaching
6 10 (10.75%) CRM
7 8 (8.60%) OO
8 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.53%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.45%) Workflow
9 6 (6.45%) Scrum
9 6 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
9 6 (6.45%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.38%) Web Development
10 5 (5.38%) MVVM
10 5 (5.38%) Time Management
11 4 (4.30%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 82 (88.17%) C#
2 32 (34.41%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.73%) SQL
4 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.23%) VB
6 2 (2.15%) VB6
6 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
7 1 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Appcelerator
3 5 (5.38%) Sencha
4 3 (3.23%) Kofax
5 2 (2.15%) Telerik
6 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.08%) hybris
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
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