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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 57 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.22% 2.75% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 9.10% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £420 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +6.20%
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
733 703 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.50% 30.17% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 429 302
Average daily rate £335 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 49 £350 +7.69% 24
South Yorkshire -4 4 £325 -13.33% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £240 - 4
North Yorkshire - - - - 7
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 105 (96.33%) .NET
2 97 (88.99%) C#
3 75 (68.81%) ASP.NET
4 71 (65.14%) Web Services
5 58 (53.21%) MVC
6 52 (47.71%) SQL Server
7 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
8 44 (40.37%) SQL
9 40 (36.70%) HTML
9 40 (36.70%) XML
10 38 (34.86%) jQuery
11 35 (32.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (31.19%) CSS
13 25 (22.94%) Finance
14 23 (21.10%) CMS
15 22 (20.18%) .NET Framework
16 19 (17.43%) SOAP
17 18 (16.51%) Windows
18 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
18 17 (15.60%) Dynamics CRM
18 17 (15.60%) WPF
18 17 (15.60%) CRM
19 15 (13.76%) T-SQL
19 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
20 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
21 13 (11.93%) Oracle
21 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (11.93%) Mentoring

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 23 (21.10%) CMS
2 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.17%) Kentico
3 9 (8.26%) Umbraco
4 7 (6.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.75%) IIS
6 3 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.83%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.83%) Apache
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.92%) DNN
8 1 (0.92%) Drupal
8 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) CTI
2 3 (2.75%) LDAP
3 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (47.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.34%) MySQL
4 8 (7.34%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.42%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.42%) RavenDB
5 7 (6.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.75%) MS Access
8 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.92%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.92%) OLTP
10 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (32.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.84%) Visual Studio
3 9 (8.26%) Subversion
4 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.59%) LLBLGen Pro
5 5 (4.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (1.83%) NUnit
6 2 (1.83%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.92%) Maven
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.92%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Banking
2 4 (3.67%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Law
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Local Government
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 86 (78.90%) Developer
2 57 (52.29%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.51%) C# Developer
3 18 (16.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Web Developer
5 13 (11.93%) Senior Developer
6 9 (8.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (8.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.42%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.75%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.75%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) Web Analyst
11 3 (2.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (96.33%) .NET
2 75 (68.81%) ASP.NET
3 71 (65.14%) Web Services
4 40 (36.70%) XML
4 40 (36.70%) HTML
5 38 (34.86%) jQuery
6 35 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (31.19%) CSS
8 22 (20.18%) .NET Framework
9 19 (17.43%) SOAP
10 17 (15.60%) WPF
11 11 (10.09%) JSON
11 11 (10.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (7.34%) CSS3
15 7 (6.42%) REST
15 7 (6.42%) NHibernate
15 7 (6.42%) LINQ
16 6 (5.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) IVR
1 7 (6.42%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.59%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.59%) iPhone
3 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.92%) Clustering
4 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.92%) Wiki
4 1 (0.92%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (4.59%) Android
4 4 (3.67%) Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.21%) MVC
2 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.60%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.60%) CRM
4 15 (13.76%) Unit Testing
5 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
5 13 (11.93%) Coaching
6 12 (11.01%) TDD
6 12 (11.01%) OO
7 10 (9.17%) Scrum
7 10 (9.17%) SOA
8 7 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.42%) Web Development
8 7 (6.42%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.50%) UML
10 5 (4.59%) Workflow
10 5 (4.59%) Time Management
11 4 (3.67%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 97 (88.99%) C#
2 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
2 44 (40.37%) SQL
3 15 (13.76%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.42%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.50%) VB
6 5 (4.59%) XPath
7 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.83%) VB6
8 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.83%) Java
9 1 (0.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) ISEB
2 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.59%) Sencha
3 5 (4.59%) Appcelerator
4 3 (2.75%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.83%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.92%) Kofax
6 1 (0.92%) Perforce
6 1 (0.92%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.92%) hybris
6 1 (0.92%) IBM
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