The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - 26 32
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.49% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £675 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +92.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 26.81% 27.24% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 39
Median daily rate £400 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +414.70%
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 Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 Slough

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Slough