Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 144 164
Rank change year-on-year -37 +20 -35
Contract jobs citing WCF 18 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.87% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 3.14% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 22
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £340 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% +3.82% +0.77%
10th Percentile £289 £306 £246
90th Percentile £544 £403 £483
England median daily rate £495 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +1.19%

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 1,508 1,241 1,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.83% 27.69% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,062 901 1,103
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £495 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +169.09% -29.21%
10th Percentile £15.49 £18.76 £13.50
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.20 £40.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -24 8 £345 +1.47% 12
South Yorkshire -16 5 £500 +47.06% 8
North Yorkshire -4 4 £363 +16.00% 4
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
6 7 (38.89%) HTML
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 4 (22.22%) SOA
9 4 (22.22%) ETL
9 4 (22.22%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) SOAP
10 3 (16.67%) XML
10 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (16.67%) Oracle
10 3 (16.67%) Java
10 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
10 3 (16.67%) HTTP
10 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
10 3 (16.67%) B2B
10 3 (16.67%) IBM
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

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 3 (16.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 5 (27.78%) C# WCF Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 5 (27.78%) WCF Developer
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 2 (11.11%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) Java EE
7 3 (16.67%) JAX-RS
7 3 (16.67%) JAX-WS
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
7 3 (16.67%) Spring
7 3 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (11.11%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) AOP
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Microservices
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle