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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 66 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Contract jobs citing WCF 56 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.39% 1.96% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.16% 7.09% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £358 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
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
502 409 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.41% 27.65% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 261 295
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 7
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +143.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +2 27 £363 +11.53% 22
Bradford +17 17 £325 - 8
Castleford - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - - 5
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 90 (94.74%) .NET
2 84 (88.42%) C#
3 74 (77.89%) ASP.NET
4 45 (47.37%) Web Services
5 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
5 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (40.00%) MVC
7 26 (27.37%) XML
8 23 (24.21%) CSS
8 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
8 23 (24.21%) Finance
9 22 (23.16%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (23.16%) Visual Studio
9 22 (23.16%) SQL
10 21 (22.11%) SharePoint
10 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (22.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 19 (20.00%) WinForms
12 19 (20.00%) HTML
12 19 (20.00%) Oracle
13 18 (18.95%) VB.NET
13 18 (18.95%) jQuery
13 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
14 17 (17.89%) CMS
15 16 (16.84%) SOA
16 14 (14.74%) Windows
16 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
17 13 (13.68%) WF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (23.16%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (22.11%) SharePoint
2 21 (22.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (17.89%) CMS
4 4 (4.21%) Kentico
4 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.16%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (46.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.26%) EDRMS
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.21%) RavenDB
4 4 (4.21%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.21%) MySQL
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) Visual Studio
2 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.32%) Subversion
4 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.21%) LLBLGen Pro
4 4 (4.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (3.16%) MSTest
6 2 (2.11%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 2 (2.11%) Local Government
3 2 (2.11%) Law
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (83.16%) Developer
2 48 (50.53%) .NET Developer
3 20 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
4 14 (14.74%) C# Developer
5 12 (12.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (9.47%) VB.NET Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
8 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.37%) Architect
8 7 (7.37%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.16%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (3.16%) Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (94.74%) .NET
2 74 (77.89%) ASP.NET
3 45 (47.37%) Web Services
4 26 (27.37%) XML
5 23 (24.21%) CSS
6 19 (20.00%) HTML
6 19 (20.00%) WinForms
7 18 (18.95%) jQuery
7 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (14.74%) .NET Framework
9 13 (13.68%) WF
10 9 (9.47%) WPF
11 7 (7.37%) XHTML
11 7 (7.37%) SOAP
12 6 (6.32%) NHibernate
12 6 (6.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (5.26%) CSS3
13 5 (5.26%) Silverlight
14 4 (4.21%) JSON
14 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.21%) iPhone
2 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.11%) IVR
4 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.05%) PKI
4 1 (1.05%) Wiki
4 1 (1.05%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (4.21%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) MVC
3 16 (16.84%) SOA
4 13 (13.68%) Scrum
4 13 (13.68%) Unit Testing
5 11 (11.58%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.53%) Workflow
7 9 (9.47%) TDD
7 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.42%) Coaching
9 7 (7.37%) Web Development
10 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.32%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (6.32%) TOGAF
11 5 (5.26%) OO
12 3 (3.16%) UML
12 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.16%) MVVM
12 3 (3.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (88.42%) C#
2 22 (23.16%) SQL
3 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 18 (18.95%) VB.NET
5 17 (17.89%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.16%) VB
7 3 (3.16%) VB6
7 3 (3.16%) X++
8 1 (1.05%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) ISEB
2 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Kofax
4 4 (4.21%) Sencha
4 4 (4.21%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.11%) Telerik
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
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