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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 31 21
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.86% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £42.50 £41.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +14.48%
WCF
West Midlands

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
126 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.43% 21.34% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 6 10
Median daily rate £440 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £410 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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