Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 22 July 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)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.75% 1.00% 3.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 2.68% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 10
Leicester median daily rate £300 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £275 £425 £275
90th Percentile £370 £475 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate - - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leicester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 146 112 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 45.63% 37.46% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 50 53
Leicester median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £173
90th Percentile £500 £478 £474
Leicestershire median daily rate £320 £300 £290
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Leicester median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% +11.43% -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.13% +11.43% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Leicester

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Leicester

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Leicester over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Leicester

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (50.00%) NUnit
5 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Ajax
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 5 (41.67%) React
6 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (41.67%) MSTest
6 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
6 5 (41.67%) Node.js
6 5 (41.67%) CMS
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (33.33%) LINQ
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) C
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) Automotive

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (41.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) NUnit
2 5 (41.67%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
1 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Ajax
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) React
6 4 (33.33%) LINQ
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) LESS
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) XSD
7 1 (8.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) C
5 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft