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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 120 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 1.71% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 6.03% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 40 29
Median daily rate £330 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.38 -

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
705 796 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.15% 28.35% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 515 436
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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
South Yorkshire -6 3 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire -29 2 £325 - 13
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) C#
3 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 21 (75.00%) Web Services
5 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
6 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 10 (35.71%) MVC
8 9 (32.14%) CRM
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
10 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
11 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
11 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (17.86%) MSTest
12 5 (17.86%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET
12 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
12 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
13 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (10.71%) SDLC
14 3 (10.71%) WinForms
14 3 (10.71%) TDD
14 3 (10.71%) XML
14 3 (10.71%) Windows

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 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) MSTest
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) YouTrack
4 1 (3.57%) FxCop
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) StyleCop
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) WCF Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) CRM Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
6 3 (10.71%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Architect
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Designer
7 2 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Applications Architect
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET
6 5 (17.86%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 3 (10.71%) WinForms
7 3 (10.71%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (3.57%) CSS
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
8 1 (3.57%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (3.57%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 9 (32.14%) CRM
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) ERP
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Use Case
8 1 (3.57%) Case Management
8 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Kanban
8 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) MCITP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle