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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 108 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 22 56 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.89% 1.84% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 6.11% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 18
Median daily rate £330 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £304 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £388 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
809 917 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.89% 30.12% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 584 404
Median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.63 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
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 5 December 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 5 December 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
South Yorkshire +2 13 £350 -9.67% 2
West Yorkshire -35 7 £325 - 11
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (90.38%) C#
3 39 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 27 (51.92%) MVC
5 26 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 25 (48.08%) Web Services
7 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
8 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
9 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (25.00%) SQL
10 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (19.23%) Pair Programming
12 9 (17.31%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (17.31%) CRM
12 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
13 8 (15.38%) HTML
13 8 (15.38%) TDD
13 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
14 7 (13.46%) WinForms
14 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
14 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
15 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (11.54%) CSS
15 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
15 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
15 6 (11.54%) WPF

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.54%) NUnit
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) MSTest
3 4 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.85%) YouTrack
6 1 (1.92%) FxCop
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) StyleCop
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (78.85%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) .NET Developer
3 25 (48.08%) C# Developer
4 20 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) WCF Developer
6 6 (11.54%) C# WCF Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Architect
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.77%) CRM Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.77%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Applications Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 25 (48.08%) Web Services
4 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
5 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (15.38%) HTML
8 7 (13.46%) WinForms
9 6 (11.54%) CSS
9 6 (11.54%) WPF
10 5 (9.62%) ADO.NET
10 5 (9.62%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (9.62%) WF
11 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.69%) HTML5
12 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.77%) SOAP
12 3 (5.77%) XML
13 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (1.92%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.92%) FMCG
2 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) MVC
2 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Pair Programming
4 9 (17.31%) CRM
5 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 8 (15.38%) TDD
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (7.69%) Kanban
8 4 (7.69%) SOA
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.77%) ERP
9 3 (5.77%) SDLC
9 3 (5.77%) Workflow
10 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.85%) Use Case
10 2 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) C#
2 13 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) MCITP
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.85%) DevExpress