The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 3.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £341 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.09% 23.73% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 17
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Aberdeen region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen