The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland / Fife
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 10.53% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 4 3 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 36.36% 15.79% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £138 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.69% -3.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Fife

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Fife.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Fife

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Fife region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Component Testing

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Component Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft