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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 83 77 65
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12  
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.49% 1.15% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 3.21% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 11
Median daily rate £335 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.74% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £453 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -2.00% +3.44%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 418 498 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 41.14% 35.72% 39.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 371 297
Median daily rate £375 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -66.35%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Leeds

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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