The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 33 38
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.86% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.45% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 8
Median daily rate - £588 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 71 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.38% 22.05% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 53
Median daily rate £375 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire