The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.27% 24.53% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 25
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Chester

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Chester region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Chester