Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 148 113
Rank change year-on-year -11 -35 -36
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 58 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.54% 1.07% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 3.12% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 69
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +0.75% +3.08%
10th Percentile £319 £283 £289
90th Percentile £388 £483 £438
England median daily rate £445 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +11.25% -3.61% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.29% +12.41%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1268 1861 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 28.52% 34.48% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 1281 1238
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £294 £283 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.30% -41.25% -16.67%
10th Percentile £17.76 £13.43 £9.96
90th Percentile £40.50 £44.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Yorkshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Yorkshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Yorkshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Yorkshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire -2 17 £340 +0.74% 15
South Yorkshire +5 5 £340 +3.03%
North Yorkshire +11 4 £333 -15.56%
WCF
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) C#
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
6 9 (37.50%) MVC
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 7 (29.17%) REST
8 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (25.00%) Scrum
9 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
9 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (20.83%) YouTrack
10 5 (20.83%) Subversion
10 5 (20.83%) InfoPath
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.83%) DevExpress
10 5 (20.83%) Matrix Management
10 5 (20.83%) Use Case
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Extranet
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) OLAP
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (20.83%) ReSharper
2 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 5 (20.83%) YouTrack
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
5 8 (33.33%) WCF Developer
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Developer
7 5 (20.83%) Lead Developer
8 4 (16.67%) Technical Leader
8 4 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Angular Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Architect
9 3 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (12.50%) HTML Developer
9 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
9 3 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 7 (29.17%) REST
6 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) WinForms
7 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 2 (8.33%) CSS3
8 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 1 (4.17%) SOAP
9 1 (4.17%) WF
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Matrix Management
4 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
4 5 (20.83%) Use Case
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) API Integration
7 1 (4.17%) B2B
7 1 (4.17%) B2C
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.17%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Records Management
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin