The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 24 June 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)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 42
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.45% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.55% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 114 129 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 35.40% 29.12% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 99 64
Median daily rate £375 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) YouTrack

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle