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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 33 42
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 2.76% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.11% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £588 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
83 81 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.09% 24.85% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 50
Median daily rate £375 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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