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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 97 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 52 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.64% 2.62% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 9.63% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 32
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £388 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
947 644 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.94% 27.24% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 402 408
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -35 33 £330 -4.34% 9
South Yorkshire -14 10 £325 +8.33% 5
North Yorkshire -2 9 £381 +31.46% 8
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 118 (99.16%) .NET
2 105 (88.24%) C#
3 90 (75.63%) SQL Server
4 79 (66.39%) ASP.NET
5 75 (63.03%) MVC
6 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (47.06%) Web Services
8 47 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
10 44 (36.97%) jQuery
11 40 (33.61%) .NET Framework
12 38 (31.93%) HTML
12 38 (31.93%) SQL
13 31 (26.05%) CSS
13 31 (26.05%) Entity Framework
14 25 (21.01%) CMS
14 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (19.33%) N-Tier
16 22 (18.49%) Finance
17 19 (15.97%) Software Engineering
17 19 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (15.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (15.13%) TDD
18 18 (15.13%) WPF
19 17 (14.29%) Scrum
19 17 (14.29%) OO
20 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2005
20 16 (13.45%) Umbraco
21 15 (12.61%) Unit Testing
21 15 (12.61%) JSON

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (21.01%) CMS
2 16 (13.45%) Umbraco
3 10 (8.40%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.52%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.84%) Extranet
2 1 (0.84%) SSL
2 1 (0.84%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (75.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) OLAP
6 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.84%) MS Access
6 1 (0.84%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.72%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.36%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.84%) NUnit
6 1 (0.84%) Subversion
6 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.84%) Moq
6 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Marketing
3 2 (1.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (90.76%) Developer
2 50 (42.02%) .NET Developer
3 35 (29.41%) Applications Developer
4 29 (24.37%) C# Developer
5 22 (18.49%) Software Developer
6 21 (17.65%) Web Developer
7 18 (15.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (10.08%) Web Applications Developer
9 8 (6.72%) .NET Applications Developer
10 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
11 6 (5.04%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (5.04%) Architect
11 6 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (5.04%) C# Web Developer
12 5 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.36%) VB.NET Developer
13 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (2.52%) Chief Architect
15 2 (1.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (99.16%) .NET
2 79 (66.39%) ASP.NET
3 56 (47.06%) Web Services
4 47 (39.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (36.97%) jQuery
6 40 (33.61%) .NET Framework
7 38 (31.93%) HTML
8 31 (26.05%) CSS
8 31 (26.05%) Entity Framework
9 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (15.13%) WPF
11 15 (12.61%) JSON
12 13 (10.92%) Dapper ORM
13 11 (9.24%) HTML5
14 9 (7.56%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (7.56%) WinForms
15 7 (5.88%) SOAP
15 7 (5.88%) XML
15 7 (5.88%) REST
16 5 (4.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.84%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.84%) FMCG
5 1 (0.84%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Linux
2 1 (0.84%) Android
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (63.03%) MVC
2 72 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.97%) Software Engineering
4 18 (15.13%) TDD
5 17 (14.29%) OO
5 17 (14.29%) Scrum
6 15 (12.61%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.08%) Web Development
8 8 (6.72%) Test Scripting
9 6 (5.04%) TOGAF
9 6 (5.04%) CRM
9 6 (5.04%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.04%) MVVM
9 6 (5.04%) Mobile Development
10 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.20%) SOA
10 5 (4.20%) Workflow
10 5 (4.20%) Project Management
11 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (2.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 105 (88.24%) C#
2 46 (38.66%) JavaScript
3 38 (31.93%) SQL
4 12 (10.08%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.52%) VB
7 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) VB6
8 1 (0.84%) XPath
8 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (0.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) EPiServer
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco
3 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.68%) Avaya
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe
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