The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 94 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing WCF 50 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.81% 2.18% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 8.52% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 27
Median daily rate £340 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £408
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 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% +3.26%
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
952 751 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.48% 25.54% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 517 437
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £235
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 13
Median hourly rate £13.85 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.37% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £35.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.77 £45.00 £40.00
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
West Yorkshire -3 45 £340 +4.61% 20
South Yorkshire -1 3 £375 - 1
North Yorkshire -5 1 £450 +20.00% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 76 (95.00%) .NET
2 64 (80.00%) C#
3 50 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 48 (60.00%) MVC
5 34 (42.50%) ASP.NET
6 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (35.00%) .NET Framework
7 25 (31.25%) HTML
8 22 (27.50%) Web Services
9 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
10 18 (22.50%) TDD
10 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (21.25%) SQL
11 17 (21.25%) Entity Framework
12 16 (20.00%) HTML5
12 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (16.25%) Finance
13 13 (16.25%) CSS
13 13 (16.25%) SOA
13 13 (16.25%) Xamarin
14 12 (15.00%) Mobile App
15 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio
15 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (13.75%) Android
15 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
16 9 (11.25%) jQuery
17 8 (10.00%) Pair Programming
17 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
18 7 (8.75%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.50%) NUnit
3 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
5 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.50%) StyleCop
5 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.25%) FxCop
6 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.25%) MSTest
6 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (76.25%) Developer
2 44 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 38 (47.50%) C# Developer
4 28 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Architect
6 13 (16.25%) C# WCF Developer
6 13 (16.25%) WCF Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
10 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
11 6 (7.50%) Lead Architect
11 6 (7.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 5 (6.25%) Mobile Architect
13 4 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
14 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (95.00%) .NET
2 34 (42.50%) ASP.NET
3 28 (35.00%) .NET Framework
4 25 (31.25%) HTML
5 22 (27.50%) Web Services
6 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (21.25%) Entity Framework
8 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (20.00%) HTML5
9 13 (16.25%) CSS
10 9 (11.25%) jQuery
11 7 (8.75%) WPF
12 6 (7.50%) XML
13 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.25%) WF
13 5 (6.25%) WinForms
13 5 (6.25%) Xamarin.iOS
14 4 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (5.00%) REST
14 4 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.50%) FMCG
4 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Android
1 11 (13.75%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) MVC
2 28 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) SOA
5 8 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
7 6 (7.50%) API Design
7 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.50%) CRM
7 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.25%) BDD
8 5 (6.25%) OO
9 4 (5.00%) Open Source
9 4 (5.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (3.75%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (3.75%) Kanban
10 3 (3.75%) Project Management
10 3 (3.75%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (80.00%) C#
2 21 (26.25%) JavaScript
3 17 (21.25%) SQL
4 6 (7.50%) PHP
4 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Xamarin
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
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