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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 91 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing WCF 46 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.64% 2.35% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 8.82% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 37
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £354 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
833 680 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.61% 26.68% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 439 400
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 44 £325 -7.14% 24
South Yorkshire -16 2 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 89 (96.74%) .NET
2 76 (82.61%) C#
3 63 (68.48%) SQL Server
4 48 (52.17%) MVC
5 41 (44.57%) ASP.NET
6 40 (43.48%) .NET Framework
7 39 (42.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (36.96%) Web Services
9 31 (33.70%) SQL
10 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
10 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (31.52%) TDD
11 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
11 26 (28.26%) Finance
12 24 (26.09%) HTML
13 21 (22.83%) jQuery
14 18 (19.57%) WinForms
15 16 (17.39%) XML
15 16 (17.39%) CSS
15 16 (17.39%) SOAP
15 16 (17.39%) Windows
15 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (17.39%) Entity Framework
16 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
19 12 (13.04%) Umbraco
20 10 (10.87%) REST
21 9 (9.78%) KnockoutJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 12 (13.04%) Umbraco
2 8 (8.70%) CMS
3 6 (6.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.43%) Kentico
4 5 (5.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.26%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) LDAP
2 3 (3.26%) Extranet
2 3 (3.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (68.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.26%) OLAP
5 3 (3.26%) OLTP
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.17%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (42.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.43%) Subversion
4 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.26%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.17%) StyleCop
7 2 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.09%) MSTest
8 1 (1.09%) NUnit
8 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (84.78%) Developer
2 59 (64.13%) .NET Developer
3 39 (42.39%) C# Developer
4 32 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (22.83%) WCF Developer
6 19 (20.65%) C# WCF Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
7 10 (10.87%) SQL Developer
8 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (8.70%) WinForms Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Architect
10 6 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.35%) CMS Developer
12 4 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
13 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (96.74%) .NET
2 41 (44.57%) ASP.NET
3 40 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 34 (36.96%) Web Services
5 24 (26.09%) HTML
6 21 (22.83%) jQuery
7 18 (19.57%) WinForms
8 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (17.39%) CSS
8 16 (17.39%) Entity Framework
8 16 (17.39%) SOAP
8 16 (17.39%) XML
9 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (10.87%) REST
11 9 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (7.61%) XSD
12 7 (7.61%) XSLT
13 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (5.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) MVC
2 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.52%) TDD
3 9 (9.78%) SOA
4 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.61%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.35%) B2C
8 4 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.35%) Scrum
9 3 (3.26%) B2B
9 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
9 3 (3.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.26%) Web Development
10 2 (2.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 76 (82.61%) C#
2 31 (33.70%) SQL
3 26 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.61%) XPath
7 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.26%) VB
10 1 (1.09%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) WCAG
2 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 7 (7.61%) EPiServer
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
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