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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 76 59 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing WCF 60 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.01% 2.38% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.43% 8.32% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £406 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -31.03%
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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
807 661 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.03% 28.58% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 403 312
Average daily rate £330 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -18 46 £325 -4.41% 13
North Yorkshire -1 8 £381 - 4
South Yorkshire -7 7 £338 -10.00% 8
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 126 (98.44%) .NET
2 111 (86.72%) C#
3 89 (69.53%) SQL Server
4 79 (61.72%) ASP.NET
5 77 (60.16%) MVC
6 74 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (48.44%) Web Services
8 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
8 49 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 48 (37.50%) jQuery
10 46 (35.94%) SQL
11 40 (31.25%) HTML
12 38 (29.69%) .NET Framework
13 35 (27.34%) CSS
14 29 (22.66%) Entity Framework
15 26 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (20.31%) Finance
15 26 (20.31%) CMS
16 24 (18.75%) N-Tier
17 23 (17.97%) WPF
18 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (16.41%) OO
20 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
21 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2005
21 18 (14.06%) TDD
22 17 (13.28%) Scrum
22 17 (13.28%) Umbraco
23 15 (11.72%) EPiServer
23 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (20.31%) CMS
2 17 (13.28%) Umbraco
3 11 (8.59%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.13%) EPiServer CMS
4 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Intranet
2 1 (0.78%) Extranet
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.78%) SSL
2 1 (0.78%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (69.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.78%) OLTP
7 1 (0.78%) OLAP
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.34%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.56%) NUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.78%) Moq
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (20.31%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Marketing
3 2 (1.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (89.06%) Developer
2 51 (39.84%) .NET Developer
3 36 (28.13%) Applications Developer
4 33 (25.78%) C# Developer
5 22 (17.19%) Web Developer
5 22 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 21 (16.41%) Software Developer
7 13 (10.16%) Web Applications Developer
8 10 (7.81%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.03%) .NET Applications Developer
10 8 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Architect
10 8 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.47%) .NET Web Developer
11 7 (5.47%) C# Web Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.91%) VB.NET Developer
14 4 (3.13%) SQL Developer
15 3 (2.34%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (98.44%) .NET
2 79 (61.72%) ASP.NET
3 62 (48.44%) Web Services
4 49 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (37.50%) jQuery
6 40 (31.25%) HTML
7 38 (29.69%) .NET Framework
8 35 (27.34%) CSS
9 29 (22.66%) Entity Framework
10 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (17.97%) WPF
12 14 (10.94%) JSON
13 12 (9.38%) Dapper ORM
14 11 (8.59%) XML
15 10 (7.81%) WinForms
15 10 (7.81%) HTML5
16 7 (5.47%) SOAP
16 7 (5.47%) REST
16 7 (5.47%) KnockoutJS
17 6 (4.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Linux
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.78%) Android
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (60.16%) MVC
2 74 (57.81%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.41%) OO
4 19 (14.84%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.06%) TDD
6 17 (13.28%) Scrum
7 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.16%) Web Development
9 8 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.69%) TOGAF
10 6 (4.69%) Workflow
10 6 (4.69%) CRM
10 6 (4.69%) MVVM
11 5 (3.91%) Mobile Development
11 5 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.91%) SOA
11 5 (3.91%) Project Management
11 5 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (2.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 111 (86.72%) C#
2 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
3 46 (35.94%) SQL
4 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
4 15 (11.72%) VB.NET
5 5 (3.91%) VB
6 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.34%) VB6
8 1 (0.78%) XPath
8 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (0.78%) Degree
1 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (11.72%) EPiServer
2 7 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle
3 3 (2.34%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.56%) Avaya
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe
5 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
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