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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
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
27 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.12% 10.67% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 12
Median daily rate £440 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £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 4 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 May 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%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

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%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#