Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.61% 0.18% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 0.57% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Glasgow median daily rate £333 - £350
10th Percentile £313 - £338
90th Percentile £370 - £380
Scotland median daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +10.77% -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 472 350 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.25% 31.31% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 184 188
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £263
90th Percentile £500 £452 £475
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -74.55% -
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.00 £52.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £14.00 £63.75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%

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 23 November 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) NUnit
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (25.00%) React
6 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (25.00%) PhantomJS
6 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) PhantomJS
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) React
6 2 (25.00%) Sass
6 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft