Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 25 June 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)
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 19 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +35
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 2.50% 3.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.34% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
York median daily rate £388 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
North Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North 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 York with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29 24 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 24.17% 18.75% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 43
York median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +13.24%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £267
90th Percentile £500 £480 £488
North Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
York median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £40.10 £40.63 £31.25
90th Percentile £42.20 £41.88 £33.75
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £41.88 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.09% +28.85% -18.75%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in York

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in York

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 York region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) AppFabric
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) AppFabric
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) SOLID
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript