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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 81 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 45 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.22% 2.51% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.36% 9.81% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 24
Median daily rate £340 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £478 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -1.04%
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
707 540 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.88% 25.54% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 385 342
Median daily rate £413 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £13.85 £40.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.37% +207.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 30 £340 +6.25% 9
Bradford -5 5 £460 +41.53%
Halifax - 3 £325 - 4
WCF
Yorkshire

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 58 (80.56%) C#
3 46 (63.89%) SQL Server
4 44 (61.11%) MVC
5 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET
6 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (34.72%) .NET Framework
8 23 (31.94%) HTML
9 21 (29.17%) Web Services
10 18 (25.00%) TDD
11 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
11 17 (23.61%) HTML5
11 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
12 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (18.06%) Finance
14 13 (18.06%) SOA
14 13 (18.06%) Xamarin
15 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
16 11 (15.28%) Android
16 11 (15.28%) SQL
16 11 (15.28%) CSS
16 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
17 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (11.11%) Pair Programming
18 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
18 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
19 7 (9.72%) WPF
19 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (6.94%) Joomla!
2 4 (5.56%) CMS
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) Apache
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.33%) NUnit
4 5 (6.94%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.39%) MSTest
7 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.39%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (75.00%) Developer
2 40 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 35 (48.61%) C# Developer
4 26 (36.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (19.44%) Architect
6 11 (15.28%) C# WCF Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (15.28%) WCF Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Lead Architect
9 6 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.94%) Mobile Architect
10 5 (6.94%) SQL Developer
11 4 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
12 3 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET
3 25 (34.72%) .NET Framework
4 23 (31.94%) HTML
5 21 (29.17%) Web Services
6 17 (23.61%) Entity Framework
6 17 (23.61%) HTML5
7 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (15.28%) CSS
10 7 (9.72%) WPF
11 6 (8.33%) jQuery
11 6 (8.33%) XML
12 5 (6.94%) WinForms
12 5 (6.94%) Xamarin.iOS
13 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.56%) REST
13 4 (5.56%) SOAP
13 4 (5.56%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Android
1 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) MVC
2 27 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.00%) TDD
4 13 (18.06%) SOA
5 8 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.33%) API Design
7 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.33%) CRM
7 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.94%) BDD
8 5 (6.94%) OO
9 4 (5.56%) Open Source
9 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.17%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.17%) Web Development
11 2 (2.78%) Kanban
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (80.56%) C#
2 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.28%) SQL
4 6 (8.33%) PHP
5 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Xamarin
2 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 3 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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