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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 51 49 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.19% 0.87% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 3.14% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.63%  
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 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 172 159 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 32.89% 27.65% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 92 120
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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

WCF
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for WCF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Kendo UI
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

WCF
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) CSS3
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft