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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.81% 1.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
19 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 15.45% 20.24% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 2
Median daily rate £325 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
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 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 25 September 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#