The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 13 21
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.82% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.33% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
WCF
Bedfordshire

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 Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.00% 21.82% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 22
Median daily rate £340 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Bedford