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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 120 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 22 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.76% 2.24% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 7.85% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 40
Median daily rate £339 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £374 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
917 828 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.80% 28.58% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 507 534
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 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £10.20 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.50% +11.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 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 4 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 -27 19 £339 -3.21% 18
North Yorkshire +7 1 £450 +20.00% 4
South Yorkshire -14 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 70 (98.59%) .NET
2 62 (87.32%) C#
3 41 (57.75%) MVC
4 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
5 32 (45.07%) .NET Framework
6 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
7 26 (36.62%) Web Services
7 26 (36.62%) TDD
8 25 (35.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
10 22 (30.99%) SQL
11 17 (23.94%) Entity Framework
12 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
12 16 (22.54%) Finance
13 15 (21.13%) HTML
13 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (18.31%) jQuery
15 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (15.49%) CSS
15 11 (15.49%) Windows
15 11 (15.49%) WinForms
16 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
18 8 (11.27%) XML
19 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
19 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
20 6 (8.45%) Web Development
20 6 (8.45%) SOAP
21 5 (7.04%) Oracle

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 (5.63%) CMS
1 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (5.63%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
4 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (22.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.23%) StyleCop
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.82%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
4 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.41%) FxCop
5 1 (1.41%) MSTest
5 1 (1.41%) NUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (87.32%) Developer
2 50 (70.42%) .NET Developer
3 36 (50.70%) C# Developer
4 29 (40.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (25.35%) C# WCF Developer
5 18 (25.35%) WCF Developer
6 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.45%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Architect
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (98.59%) .NET
2 32 (45.07%) .NET Framework
3 28 (39.44%) ASP.NET
4 26 (36.62%) Web Services
5 17 (23.94%) Entity Framework
6 15 (21.13%) HTML
7 13 (18.31%) jQuery
8 11 (15.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (15.49%) CSS
8 11 (15.49%) WinForms
9 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (11.27%) XML
11 6 (8.45%) SOAP
12 5 (7.04%) HTML5
12 5 (7.04%) JSON
13 4 (5.63%) MSMQ
13 4 (5.63%) REST
14 3 (4.23%) ADO.NET
14 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
14 3 (4.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.82%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) MVC
2 26 (36.62%) TDD
3 24 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.45%) Web Development
7 5 (7.04%) CRM
7 5 (7.04%) SOA
8 3 (4.23%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (4.23%) OO
8 3 (4.23%) Scrum
8 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.82%) BDD
9 2 (2.82%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.82%) MVVM
9 2 (2.82%) SOLID
9 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.82%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (87.32%) C#
2 22 (30.99%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.63%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Delphi
5 1 (1.41%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle
1 5 (7.04%) Sitecore
2 2 (2.82%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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