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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.96% 1.54% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.03% 6.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
- -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
31 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.53% 22.31% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 3
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) StructureMap
2 11 (91.67%) NServiceBus
2 11 (91.67%) Broadband
2 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (91.67%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (91.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) StructureMap
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) Breeze.js
3 1 (8.33%) Durandal
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) SOLID
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft