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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 11 10
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 2.70% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 14.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
18 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 33.33% 18.92% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Median daily rate £450 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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