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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 14.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 28.57% 20.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £638
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 £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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