Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 21 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 49 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.58% 1.52% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 3.74% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Leicestershire median daily rate £300 £375 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +26.05% -20.67%
10th Percentile £275 £298 £278
90th Percentile £325 £475 £319
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £358 £375
% change year-on-year -4.90% -4.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £47.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +33.33%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 229 214 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 40.32% 40.53% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 116 125
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.45% +9.73%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £220
90th Percentile £490 £438 £431
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Leicestershire median hourly rate £43.75 £30.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.28% -18.00% -
10th Percentile £27.53 £22.68 £17.30
90th Percentile £45.60 £38.23 £46.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -13.33%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Leicestershire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Leicestershire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Leicestershire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +2 9 £300 -27.27% 1
WCF
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) CMS
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) NUnit
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (55.56%) MSTest
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
4 5 (55.56%) React
5 3 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (33.33%) Logistics
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Automotive
5 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (55.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MSTest
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
2 5 (55.56%) React
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) LINQ
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (33.33%) Logistics
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle