The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Yorkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 58 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.47% 2.00% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 7.94% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 14
Average daily rate
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£340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £340 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +16.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
659 529 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.10% 25.20% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 299 452
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +105.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WCF
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +15 44 £340 +2.64% 22
South Yorkshire +5 9 £350 +21.73% 6
North Yorkshire -11 4 £290 -9.37% 14
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 104 (93.69%) .NET
2 94 (84.68%) C#
3 72 (64.86%) ASP.NET
4 61 (54.95%) SQL Server
5 50 (45.05%) MVC
6 45 (40.54%) Web Services
7 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (27.03%) WPF
10 29 (26.13%) Visual Studio
11 28 (25.23%) SQL
11 28 (25.23%) WinForms
12 27 (24.32%) XML
12 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 25 (22.52%) VB.NET
14 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
15 21 (18.92%) Scrum
15 21 (18.92%) Finance
16 19 (17.12%) jQuery
17 18 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
17 18 (16.22%) CSS
17 18 (16.22%) Windows
18 17 (15.32%) HTML
18 17 (15.32%) Silverlight
19 15 (13.51%) .NET Framework
19 15 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
20 14 (12.61%) CMS
21 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
21 13 (11.71%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (13.51%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (12.61%) CMS
3 13 (11.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (11.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.60%) IIS
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.80%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) Intranet
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (54.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.60%) EDRMS
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.60%) MSTest
4 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.70%) JIRA
5 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.90%) dotCover
6 1 (0.90%) FindBugs
6 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.90%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.90%) JMeter
6 1 (0.90%) Maven
6 1 (0.90%) NUnit
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Retail
3 3 (2.70%) Local Government
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (86.49%) Developer
2 61 (54.95%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (10.81%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (9.91%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (4.50%) CRM Developer
10 5 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (93.69%) .NET
2 72 (64.86%) ASP.NET
3 45 (40.54%) Web Services
4 31 (27.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (27.03%) WPF
6 28 (25.23%) WinForms
7 27 (24.32%) XML
8 19 (17.12%) jQuery
9 18 (16.22%) CSS
10 17 (15.32%) HTML
10 17 (15.32%) Silverlight
11 15 (13.51%) .NET Framework
12 13 (11.71%) SOAP
13 11 (9.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (6.31%) LINQ
14 7 (6.31%) WF
14 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (4.50%) NHibernate
15 5 (4.50%) Middleware
16 4 (3.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.80%) EPoS
2 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.90%) Open Source
3 1 (0.90%) Wiki
3 1 (0.90%) PKI
3 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.90%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.05%) MVC
2 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.72%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.92%) Scrum
5 13 (11.71%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.81%) OO
6 12 (10.81%) SOA
7 11 (9.91%) TDD
8 10 (9.01%) Web Development
8 10 (9.01%) Workflow
9 7 (6.31%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.31%) CRM
10 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.50%) Content Management
12 4 (3.60%) OOD
12 4 (3.60%) MVVM
13 3 (2.70%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.70%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (1.80%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 94 (84.68%) C#
2 28 (25.23%) SQL
3 25 (22.52%) VB.NET
4 18 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (9.91%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.21%) XAML
7 6 (5.41%) VB
8 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.70%) X++
9 3 (2.70%) VB6
10 2 (1.80%) Python
10 2 (1.80%) C
10 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.80%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (1.80%) ISEB
2 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9002
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Kofax
4 2 (1.80%) Telerik
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix
5 1 (0.90%) Perforce
5 1 (0.90%) Capita
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago