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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 54 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing WCF 54 75 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.21% 3.31% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.40% 11.16% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £475 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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
643 672 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.36% 29.68% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 366 309
Average daily rate £335 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +2 49 £350 - 35
South Yorkshire -1 3 £463 +8.82% 5
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 114 (96.61%) .NET
2 107 (90.68%) C#
3 94 (79.66%) ASP.NET
4 64 (54.24%) Web Services
5 62 (52.54%) MVC
6 59 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
9 41 (34.75%) HTML
10 40 (33.90%) XML
11 37 (31.36%) CSS
11 37 (31.36%) SQL
11 37 (31.36%) jQuery
12 35 (29.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (22.88%) .NET Framework
15 24 (20.34%) Finance
15 24 (20.34%) CMS
16 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.95%) Software Engineering
18 19 (16.10%) SOA
19 18 (15.25%) SharePoint
19 18 (15.25%) Visual Studio
19 18 (15.25%) SOAP
20 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
21 16 (13.56%) CRM
21 16 (13.56%) Windows
21 16 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
22 15 (12.71%) Oracle
22 15 (12.71%) SharePoint 2010

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (20.34%) CMS
2 18 (15.25%) SharePoint
3 15 (12.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (11.86%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (8.47%) Kentico
6 8 (6.78%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.54%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.69%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.85%) Drupal
9 1 (0.85%) DNN
9 1 (0.85%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.47%) InfoPath
1 10 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Intranet
2 5 (4.24%) CTI
3 3 (2.54%) LDAP
4 1 (0.85%) SMTP
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.78%) MySQL
3 8 (6.78%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.93%) RavenDB
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.54%) MS Access
6 3 (2.54%) EDRMS
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (29.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (15.25%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.63%) Subversion
4 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.24%) LLBLGen Pro
5 5 (4.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.69%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.85%) MSTest
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 24 (20.34%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Banking
2 4 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Back Office
3 2 (1.69%) Law
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (79.66%) Developer
2 65 (55.08%) .NET Developer
3 22 (18.64%) C# Developer
3 22 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (14.41%) Web Developer
5 14 (11.86%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.47%) .NET Web Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.78%) C# Web Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Architect
9 8 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.24%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Analyst
13 3 (2.54%) ScrumMaster
13 3 (2.54%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.54%) Test Analyst
14 2 (1.69%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (96.61%) .NET
2 94 (79.66%) ASP.NET
3 64 (54.24%) Web Services
4 41 (34.75%) HTML
5 40 (33.90%) XML
6 37 (31.36%) CSS
6 37 (31.36%) jQuery
7 34 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (22.88%) .NET Framework
9 18 (15.25%) SOAP
10 14 (11.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (11.02%) NHibernate
12 12 (10.17%) JSON
12 12 (10.17%) WPF
12 12 (10.17%) WF
13 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (5.93%) CSS3
14 7 (5.93%) XSD
14 7 (5.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
1 7 (5.93%) IVR
2 5 (4.24%) iPhone
3 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.85%) Wiki
5 1 (0.85%) Social Network
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) Android
3 5 (4.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.54%) MVC
2 45 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.95%) Software Engineering
4 19 (16.10%) SOA
5 17 (14.41%) Unit Testing
6 16 (13.56%) CRM
7 15 (12.71%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.71%) Coaching
8 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.17%) TDD
9 12 (10.17%) Scrum
10 9 (7.63%) OO
10 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.93%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.08%) Workflow
12 6 (5.08%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (5.08%) TOGAF
12 6 (5.08%) UML
12 6 (5.08%) OOD
12 6 (5.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 107 (90.68%) C#
2 42 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.36%) SQL
4 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.08%) VB
7 5 (4.24%) XPath
8 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.69%) VB6
10 1 (0.85%) XQuery
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
10 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (2.54%) ISEB
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) Oracle
3 5 (4.24%) Appcelerator
3 5 (4.24%) Sencha
4 3 (2.54%) Kofax
5 2 (1.69%) Telerik
5 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.85%) hybris
6 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.85%) Perforce
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