The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 74 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.03% 2.75% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.85% 9.16% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £408 £393
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
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
682 655 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.96% 29.98% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 413 453
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
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 Yorkshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Yorkshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +18 57 £350 +7.69% 40
South Yorkshire +8 10 £305 -41.90% 6
North Yorkshire -21 4 £290 -3.33% 13
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 117 (95.90%) .NET
2 106 (86.89%) C#
3 95 (77.87%) ASP.NET
4 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 58 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (44.26%) MVC
7 51 (41.80%) Web Services
8 33 (27.05%) XML
9 32 (26.23%) SQL
10 31 (25.41%) CSS
11 28 (22.95%) HTML
11 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
11 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
11 28 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (22.13%) Visual Studio
13 26 (21.31%) Finance
13 26 (21.31%) jQuery
14 24 (19.67%) .NET Framework
15 23 (18.85%) SOA
15 23 (18.85%) BizTalk Server
16 22 (18.03%) SharePoint
16 22 (18.03%) WinForms
17 21 (17.21%) VB.NET
17 21 (17.21%) Oracle
17 21 (17.21%) SharePoint 2010
18 19 (15.57%) CMS
19 17 (13.93%) Scrum
19 17 (13.93%) WPF
19 17 (13.93%) PowerShell

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (18.85%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (18.03%) SharePoint
3 21 (17.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (15.57%) CMS
5 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.28%) Kentico
7 3 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.64%) IIS
9 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) SMTP
2 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.10%) EDRMS
3 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) MySQL
4 4 (3.28%) RavenDB
4 4 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (22.13%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.92%) Subversion
4 5 (4.10%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.28%) LLBLGen Pro
5 4 (3.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (2.46%) MSTest
7 2 (1.64%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.82%) JIRA
8 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 26 (21.31%) Finance
2 8 (6.56%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Back Office
4 2 (1.64%) Local Government
4 2 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 104 (85.25%) Developer
2 70 (57.38%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.21%) C# Developer
3 21 (17.21%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (15.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.20%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.20%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (5.74%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Architect
7 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (2.46%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (95.90%) .NET
2 95 (77.87%) ASP.NET
3 51 (41.80%) Web Services
4 33 (27.05%) XML
5 31 (25.41%) CSS
6 28 (22.95%) HTML
6 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (21.31%) jQuery
8 24 (19.67%) .NET Framework
9 22 (18.03%) WinForms
10 17 (13.93%) WPF
11 14 (11.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (10.66%) WF
13 11 (9.02%) Silverlight
13 11 (9.02%) NHibernate
14 8 (6.56%) SOAP
14 8 (6.56%) LINQ
15 7 (5.74%) XHTML
16 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 5 (4.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.28%) iPhone
4 2 (1.64%) EPoS
4 2 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.82%) PKI
5 1 (0.82%) Wiki
5 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (3.28%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (44.26%) MVC
3 23 (18.85%) SOA
4 17 (13.93%) Scrum
5 15 (12.30%) Unit Testing
6 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
7 13 (10.66%) TDD
8 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.20%) Workflow
10 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.38%) Web Development
10 9 (7.38%) Coaching
11 6 (4.92%) Zachman Framework
11 6 (4.92%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.92%) OO
12 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.28%) OOD
12 4 (3.28%) MVVM
13 3 (2.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 106 (86.89%) C#
2 32 (26.23%) SQL
3 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.21%) VB.NET
5 17 (13.93%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.92%) VB
7 5 (4.10%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.28%) VB6
9 3 (2.46%) X++
10 2 (1.64%) XAML
11 1 (0.82%) Python
11 1 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.21%) Oracle
3 5 (4.10%) Kofax
4 4 (3.28%) Sencha
4 4 (3.28%) Appcelerator
5 3 (2.46%) Telerik
6 1 (0.82%) SAP
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