Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 93 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.48% 0.52% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 1.30% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £343 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.39% +10.48% -14.48%
10th Percentile £362 £313 £305
90th Percentile £500 £370 £315
Scotland median daily rate £425 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +18.06% +10.77% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £47.25

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 560 538 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.27% 40.00% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 328 239
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +71.43% -74.55%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £27.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -26.53% -11.32%

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 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (50.00%) LESS
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) NUnit

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 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Entity Framework
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (50.00%) LESS
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ
5 3 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft