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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing WCF 48 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.66% 2.05% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 7.63% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 28
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 £317 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £443 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
1014 799 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 35.16% 26.88% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 541 398
Median daily rate £400 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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 23 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 23 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 -6 41 £340 +4.61% 20
South Yorkshire -5 4 £350 +7.69%
North Yorkshire -8 2 £394 +3.27% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 58 (80.56%) C#
3 46 (63.89%) MVC
4 45 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET
6 26 (36.11%) .NET Framework
7 24 (33.33%) HTML
8 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
10 19 (26.39%) Web Services
11 18 (25.00%) Entity Framework
12 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (22.22%) HTML5
12 16 (22.22%) SQL
13 13 (18.06%) SOA
13 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (18.06%) Xamarin
14 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
14 12 (16.67%) CSS
15 11 (15.28%) TDD
15 11 (15.28%) Pair Programming
15 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
15 11 (15.28%) Android
16 10 (13.89%) Finance
17 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
17 9 (12.50%) jQuery
18 8 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (11.11%) 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 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.94%) Joomla!
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.78%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.72%) NUnit
4 6 (8.33%) Vagrant
5 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.39%) FxCop
6 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Developer
2 38 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 37 (51.39%) C# Developer
4 26 (36.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (18.06%) 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 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Lead Architect
10 6 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 6 (8.33%) SQL Developer
11 5 (6.94%) Mobile Architect
12 4 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
13 3 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
14 2 (2.78%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 33 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 26 (36.11%) .NET Framework
4 24 (33.33%) HTML
5 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (26.39%) Web Services
7 18 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (22.22%) HTML5
9 12 (16.67%) CSS
10 9 (12.50%) jQuery
11 8 (11.11%) WPF
12 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
12 6 (8.33%) WF
13 5 (6.94%) WinForms
13 5 (6.94%) Xamarin.iOS
13 5 (6.94%) XML
14 4 (5.56%) CSS3
14 4 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.94%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Android
1 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) MVC
2 23 (31.94%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.06%) SOA
4 11 (15.28%) Pair Programming
4 11 (15.28%) TDD
5 6 (8.33%) API Design
5 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.33%) CRM
5 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.94%) BDD
6 5 (6.94%) Web Development
7 4 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (5.56%) Kanban
7 4 (5.56%) OO
7 4 (5.56%) Open Source
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 58 (80.56%) C#
2 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (8.33%) PHP
4 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.78%) VB
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Xamarin
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago