Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 128 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 -26 -32
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 22 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.71% 0.84% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 2.17% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 43
Leeds median daily rate £340 £345 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +2.99% -1.47%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £293
90th Percentile £402 £450 £413
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £338 £335
% change year-on-year +0.74% +0.75% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 797 1013 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.16% 38.62% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 725 760
Leeds median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00% -50.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Leeds

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Leeds

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Leeds

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for WCF.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
7 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
8 6 (37.50%) MVC
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
8 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (37.50%) REST
9 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
9 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (31.25%) InfoPath
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (25.00%) ITIL
11 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 3 (18.75%) CSS
12 2 (12.50%) YouTrack
12 2 (12.50%) Subversion

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 6 (37.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) YouTrack
3 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# WCF Developer
4 7 (43.75%) WCF Developer
5 5 (31.25%) Lead Developer
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (18.75%) Angular Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (18.75%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (18.75%) HTML Developer
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (12.50%) Architect
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) REST
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Matrix Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Records Management
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) DevExpress