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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 60 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing WCF 64 64 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.66% 2.82% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 9.44% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £293 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £382 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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
647 678 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.92% 29.92% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 411 482
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £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 10 27 9
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £26.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +69.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 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 1 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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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 +19 50 £345 +6.15% 22
South Yorkshire +11 7 £300 -42.85% 4
North Yorkshire -12 5 £290 -3.33% 10
East Yorkshire - - - - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 110 (94.83%) .NET
2 98 (84.48%) C#
3 85 (73.28%) ASP.NET
4 61 (52.59%) SQL Server
5 49 (42.24%) MVC
6 41 (35.34%) Web Services
7 30 (25.86%) Visual Studio
7 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (24.14%) XML
8 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 26 (22.41%) SQL
9 26 (22.41%) WinForms
9 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (20.69%) VB.NET
10 24 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
11 22 (18.97%) SharePoint
11 22 (18.97%) CSS
11 22 (18.97%) Finance
11 22 (18.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (18.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (17.24%) HTML
13 20 (17.24%) WPF
14 19 (16.38%) jQuery
14 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
15 18 (15.52%) SOA
15 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
15 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
16 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
16 17 (14.66%) Scrum
17 15 (12.93%) CMS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (20.69%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (18.97%) SharePoint
2 22 (18.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (12.93%) CMS
4 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.86%) Confluence
7 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) SMTP
2 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (52.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.17%) EDRMS
4 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Visual Studio
2 21 (18.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) JIRA
3 3 (2.59%) MSTest
4 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.86%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.86%) dotCover
5 1 (0.86%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.86%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.86%) JMeter
5 1 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 22 (18.97%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Retail
3 3 (2.59%) Local Government
4 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (87.93%) Developer
2 66 (56.90%) .NET Developer
3 21 (18.10%) C# Developer
3 21 (18.10%) SharePoint Developer
4 18 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (9.48%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (6.03%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (6.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.45%) Architect
11 3 (2.59%) Tester
11 3 (2.59%) Analyst
11 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (94.83%) .NET
2 85 (73.28%) ASP.NET
3 41 (35.34%) Web Services
4 28 (24.14%) XML
5 26 (22.41%) WinForms
5 26 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (18.97%) CSS
7 20 (17.24%) HTML
7 20 (17.24%) WPF
8 19 (16.38%) jQuery
9 17 (14.66%) .NET Framework
10 14 (12.07%) WF
10 14 (12.07%) Silverlight
11 12 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (7.76%) SOAP
13 7 (6.03%) XHTML
13 7 (6.03%) NHibernate
14 5 (4.31%) LINQ
14 5 (4.31%) XSD
14 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.72%) EPoS
3 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (0.86%) PKI
3 1 (0.86%) Wiki
3 1 (0.86%) Open Source
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.24%) MVC
2 30 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.52%) SOA
4 17 (14.66%) Scrum
5 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
6 11 (9.48%) TDD
6 11 (9.48%) Workflow
7 9 (7.76%) OO
7 9 (7.76%) Web Development
8 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.31%) OOD
8 5 (4.31%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.45%) MVVM
9 4 (3.45%) CRM
10 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.59%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.59%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (2.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 98 (84.48%) C#
2 26 (22.41%) SQL
3 24 (20.69%) VB.NET
4 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
5 18 (15.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.17%) VB
7 5 (4.31%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.45%) XAML
8 4 (3.45%) VB6
9 3 (2.59%) X++
10 2 (1.72%) C++
10 2 (1.72%) Python
11 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) ISEB
1 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9002
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Kofax
4 3 (2.59%) Telerik
5 1 (0.86%) Capita
5 1 (0.86%) Perforce
5 1 (0.86%) SAP
5 1 (0.86%) HP
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago