The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £285
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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
57 73 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 32.20% 23.03% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 31
Median daily rate £450 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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 Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 Shropshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire