The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 24 22
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 2.79% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 13.89% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £588 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £366
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.34%
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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
20 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 20.83% 20.11% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 34
Median daily rate £365 £475 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
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 Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Luton