The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 64 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.30% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 1.77% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -17.33%  
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 Glasgow with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 274 226 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 40.77% 31.83% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 152 90
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £65.00
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft