The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 3.01% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
WCF
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.50% 38.35% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 7
Median daily rate £363 £333 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £427 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham