Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 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)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.96% 2.17% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 5.61% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Leicester median daily rate - £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.24% +25.00%
Leicestershire median daily rate £395 £313 £285
% change year-on-year +26.10% +9.91% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 Leicester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 128 107 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 41.03% 38.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 69 71
Leicester median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £252 £273 £275
90th Percentile £504 £470 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £325 £314
% change year-on-year +0.77% +3.59% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Leicester median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.67% -42.67% -
10th Percentile £32.63 £20.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £34.68 £41.95
Leicestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £21.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +91.86% -42.67% -

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 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 24 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Asynchronous Programming
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asynchronous Programming
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle