The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.75% 1.92% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 7.69% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
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 £43.75 £41.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 16.54% 25.00% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Median daily rate £325 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 Solihull

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

WCF
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Solihull region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#