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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 81 49 81
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +32
Contract jobs citing WCF 43 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.62% 3.17% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 10.84% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 21
Average daily rate
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£323 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £274 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £480 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
658 664 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.79% 29.28% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 364 343
Average daily rate £325 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -19 36 £325 +4.83% 21
South Yorkshire +1 5 £313 -34.21% 3
North Yorkshire - - - - 9
East Yorkshire - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 113 (97.41%) .NET
2 104 (89.66%) C#
3 96 (82.76%) ASP.NET
4 60 (51.72%) Web Services
5 57 (49.14%) SQL Server
6 56 (48.28%) MVC
7 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
8 38 (32.76%) CSS
9 36 (31.03%) HTML
10 34 (29.31%) SQL
10 34 (29.31%) jQuery
11 33 (28.45%) XML
12 30 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
15 22 (18.97%) CMS
16 21 (18.10%) SOA
16 21 (18.10%) SharePoint
16 21 (18.10%) .NET Framework
17 19 (16.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
18 18 (15.52%) Unit Testing
19 17 (14.66%) WPF
20 16 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
20 16 (13.79%) Finance
21 15 (12.93%) Oracle
21 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
21 15 (12.93%) Mentoring
21 15 (12.93%) Coaching

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (18.97%) CMS
2 21 (18.10%) SharePoint
3 19 (16.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (13.79%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (6.90%) Kentico
6 5 (4.31%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (3.45%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.59%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.03%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.03%) Intranet
2 5 (4.31%) CTI
3 1 (0.86%) SMTP
3 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (49.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.90%) MySQL
4 8 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.03%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.03%) RavenDB
5 7 (6.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.59%) MS Access
7 3 (2.59%) EDRMS
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.86%) OLTP
9 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (16.38%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.76%) Subversion
4 8 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.31%) LLBLGen Pro
5 5 (4.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 3 (2.59%) MSTest
7 2 (1.72%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.86%) NUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (2.59%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Back Office
4 2 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (81.90%) Developer
2 62 (53.45%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.52%) C# Developer
3 18 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 18 (15.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 17 (14.66%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.48%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (7.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Architect
8 7 (6.03%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) ScrumMaster
10 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (97.41%) .NET
2 96 (82.76%) ASP.NET
3 60 (51.72%) Web Services
4 38 (32.76%) CSS
5 36 (31.03%) HTML
6 34 (29.31%) jQuery
7 33 (28.45%) XML
8 29 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (18.10%) .NET Framework
10 17 (14.66%) WPF
11 14 (12.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (11.21%) SOAP
13 12 (10.34%) NHibernate
13 12 (10.34%) JSON
14 10 (8.62%) WF
14 10 (8.62%) Silverlight
15 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (6.03%) CSS3
16 7 (6.03%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
1 7 (6.03%) IVR
2 5 (4.31%) iPhone
3 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.72%) Wiki
5 1 (0.86%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.86%) Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) PKI
5 1 (0.86%) Social Network
5 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Windows
2 6 (5.17%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (4.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.28%) MVC
2 41 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.10%) SOA
4 18 (15.52%) Unit Testing
5 15 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (12.93%) Mentoring
5 15 (12.93%) Coaching
6 14 (12.07%) CRM
6 14 (12.07%) TDD
7 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.34%) Scrum
9 9 (7.76%) OO
10 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (6.03%) MVVM
11 7 (6.03%) Web Development
11 7 (6.03%) Workflow
12 6 (5.17%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (5.17%) TOGAF
13 5 (4.31%) OOD
13 5 (4.31%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (89.66%) C#
2 41 (35.34%) JavaScript
3 34 (29.31%) SQL
4 14 (12.07%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.17%) VB
6 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.59%) VB6
7 1 (0.86%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) VBA
7 1 (0.86%) Java
7 1 (0.86%) C++
7 1 (0.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) ISEB
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) Sencha
3 5 (4.31%) Appcelerator
4 3 (2.59%) Telerik
4 3 (2.59%) Kofax
5 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.86%) hybris
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