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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland / Fife
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 8.33% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

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 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 20.83% 25.93% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £320 £163 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.92% -36.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Fife region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Dunfermline - 2 £320 -
WCF
Scotland

WCF
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft