The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 6.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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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 Home Counties region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
4 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 12.90% 34.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate £413 £350 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties