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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 122 108 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -58
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 46 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.84% 1.44% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 4.39% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 34
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £304 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £405 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
1024 1047 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.02% 32.85% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 714 440
Median daily rate £390 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -6 12 £340 +1.49% 19
South Yorkshire +6 10 £310 -4.61% 2
North Yorkshire +3 1 £338 +50.00% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 57 (79.17%) C#
3 52 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 44 (61.11%) MVC
5 30 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 25 (34.72%) Web Services
7 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
8 21 (29.17%) HTML
8 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 21 (29.17%) Entity Framework
8 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (20.83%) SQL
10 15 (20.83%) HTML5
11 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (18.06%) Xamarin
13 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 12 (16.67%) TDD
13 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
14 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
14 11 (15.28%) SOA
14 11 (15.28%) CRM
14 11 (15.28%) Android
14 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
15 9 (12.50%) CSS
16 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
16 8 (11.11%) Finance
16 8 (11.11%) NUnit
16 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

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 6 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.94%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) NUnit
1 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.33%) Vagrant
4 5 (6.94%) MSTest
4 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) FxCop
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (70.83%) Developer
2 36 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 32 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 24 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (20.83%) Architect
6 11 (15.28%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (13.89%) C# WCF Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Mobile Solutions Architect
7 10 (13.89%) WCF Developer
8 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Lead Architect
9 6 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.94%) Mobile Architect
10 5 (6.94%) SQL Developer
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.17%) CRM Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (94.44%) .NET
2 30 (41.67%) .NET Framework
3 25 (34.72%) Web Services
4 23 (31.94%) ASP.NET
5 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (29.17%) Entity Framework
5 21 (29.17%) HTML
6 15 (20.83%) HTML5
7 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (12.50%) CSS
9 8 (11.11%) WPF
10 6 (8.33%) WF
10 6 (8.33%) XML
11 5 (6.94%) ADO.NET
11 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.94%) SOAP
11 5 (6.94%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (6.94%) WinForms
11 5 (6.94%) Xamarin.iOS
12 3 (4.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Android
1 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) MVC
2 20 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 12 (16.67%) TDD
4 11 (15.28%) CRM
4 11 (15.28%) SOA
5 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.33%) API Design
6 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.56%) BDD
8 4 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (5.56%) Kanban
8 4 (5.56%) Open Source
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.17%) OO
9 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 3 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (79.17%) C#
2 15 (20.83%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.33%) PHP
4 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) MCITP
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
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