Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 89 87
Rank change year-on-year -28 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.17% 0.56% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 1.58% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +2.86% -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +14.86% +13.85% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £46.13

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 595 444 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 34.65% 35.32% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 280 178
Glasgow median daily rate £416 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.54% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £322 £300 £277
90th Percentile £551 £507 £475
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £19.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.87% +37.46% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +61.46% -46.67% +11.44%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft