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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.50% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
96 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.81% 26.46% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 18
Median daily rate £450 £310 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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