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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 109 74
Rank change year-on-year -9 -35  
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 33 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 1.16% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 3.83% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 36
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £303 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £435 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 718 861 796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.72% 30.33% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 609 493
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -8 6 £340 +4.61% 11
South Yorkshire -3 2 £340 - 5
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 9
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) Web Services
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
6 10 (52.63%) SQL
6 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
7 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (26.32%) WinForms
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 4 (21.05%) MVC
10 4 (21.05%) Windows
11 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) CRM
11 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
11 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (15.79%) Subversion
11 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
11 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
11 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
11 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.79%) ReSharper
11 3 (15.79%) Use Case
11 3 (15.79%) YouTrack

WCF
Top Related 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 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ReSharper
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
1 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
1 3 (15.79%) YouTrack
2 1 (5.26%) FxCop
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) StyleCop
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 9 (47.37%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) WCF Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Architect
8 1 (5.26%) C# Architect
8 1 (5.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C# WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 10 (52.63%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) WinForms
6 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.53%) jQuery
9 1 (5.26%) Ajax
9 1 (5.26%) CSS
9 1 (5.26%) HTML
9 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
9 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
9 1 (5.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Business Process Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) ERP
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum-ban
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + Extension
Posted: 7 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
Posted: 9 days ago