The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 21.20% 21.67% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

WCF
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL