The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 3.67% 21.55% 7.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 34.72% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 2
Average daily rate
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£290 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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North 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 York region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 47.71% 62.07% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 26
Average daily rate £290 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in York

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the York region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in York

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSD
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Lucene
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Lucene.Net
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) XAML
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 3 (60.00%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) XSD
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Lucene
3 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Lucene.Net
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (60.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft