Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 18 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 133 97
Rank change year-on-year -5 -36 -29
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 40 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.57% 1.10% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 3.17% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 54
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +0.75% -4.29%
10th Percentile £319 £311 £293
90th Percentile £402 £500 £432
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £338 £335
% change year-on-year +0.74% +0.75% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 945 1262 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 31.51% 34.75% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 910 913
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £275
90th Percentile £513 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 17
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £31.02
% change year-on-year +138.30% -52.65% +3.40%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in West Yorkshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in West Yorkshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in West Yorkshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in West Yorkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds -5 16 £340 -2.86% 4
Bradford +14 3 £340 -17.58% 1
WCF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) C#
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 7 (41.18%) REST
7 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
8 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (29.41%) Matrix Management
8 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (29.41%) InfoPath
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) CSS
10 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
11 2 (11.76%) YouTrack
11 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Extranet
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (5.88%) OLTP
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) YouTrack
3 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) C# Developer
3 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) C# WCF Developer
4 7 (41.18%) WCF Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Lead Developer
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Developer
6 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
7 3 (17.65%) Angular Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Architect
7 3 (17.65%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (17.65%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (17.65%) HTML Developer
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (17.65%) Lead Architect
7 3 (17.65%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 7 (41.18%) REST
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) WinForms
9 1 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) WF
9 1 (5.88%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Matrix Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) B2C
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.88%) Records Management
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) DevExpress