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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 106 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 31 65 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.08% 2.27% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.43% 7.81% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 36
Median daily rate £340 £343 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £320 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -43.58%
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
905 832 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.48% 29.02% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 559 527
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +26.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -28 28 £340 +1.49% 22
North Yorkshire +8 1 £450 +20.00% 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 71 (95.95%) .NET
2 61 (82.43%) C#
3 43 (58.11%) SQL Server
4 42 (56.76%) MVC
5 32 (43.24%) ASP.NET
6 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (36.49%) .NET Framework
8 24 (32.43%) Web Services
9 23 (31.08%) TDD
10 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
11 21 (28.38%) HTML
12 19 (25.68%) SQL
13 18 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (22.97%) Finance
15 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (20.27%) Entity Framework
17 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
18 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (17.57%) HTML5
19 11 (14.86%) CSS
19 11 (14.86%) jQuery
20 9 (12.16%) SOA
21 8 (10.81%) XML
21 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
21 8 (10.81%) Android
21 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
21 8 (10.81%) Xamarin
21 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
22 7 (9.46%) WinForms

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 4 (5.41%) CMS
1 4 (5.41%) Joomla!
1 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (5.41%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (18.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.05%) StyleCop
3 3 (4.05%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) NUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.35%) FxCop
5 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.35%) MSTest
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (77.03%) Developer
2 45 (60.81%) .NET Developer
3 33 (44.59%) C# Developer
4 26 (35.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (18.92%) C# WCF Developer
5 14 (18.92%) WCF Developer
6 12 (16.22%) Architect
7 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.46%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 7 (9.46%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (6.76%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Lead Architect
11 4 (5.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 4 (5.41%) Mobile Architect
11 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (95.95%) .NET
2 32 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 27 (36.49%) .NET Framework
4 24 (32.43%) Web Services
5 21 (28.38%) HTML
6 15 (20.27%) Entity Framework
7 14 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (17.57%) HTML5
9 11 (14.86%) CSS
9 11 (14.86%) jQuery
10 8 (10.81%) XML
11 7 (9.46%) WinForms
12 5 (6.76%) JSON
13 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
13 4 (5.41%) MSMQ
13 4 (5.41%) REST
13 4 (5.41%) SOAP
13 4 (5.41%) Xamarin.iOS
14 3 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Android
1 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) MVC
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.08%) TDD
4 9 (12.16%) SOA
5 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.11%) CRM
6 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.76%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.76%) OO
7 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.41%) API Design
8 4 (5.41%) Web Development
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.05%) Open Source
9 3 (4.05%) Scrum
9 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.70%) BDD
10 2 (2.70%) SOLID
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (82.43%) C#
2 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 4 (5.41%) PHP
4 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.05%) VB
6 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Xamarin
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.70%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: negotiable on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £320 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago