Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 97 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 +1
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.28% 0.90% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 2.51% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 1
Glasgow median daily rate £349 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £314 £363 £335
90th Percentile £370 £500 £365
Scotland median daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 547 558 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.25% 35.68% 36.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 344 240
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +4.69%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £556 £538 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £36.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.58% +121.32% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.23 £14.49
90th Percentile £38.88 £57.68 £17.32
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +44.33% -35.33% +28.21%

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS

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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Sprint Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft