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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.62% 1.32% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 6.25% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
38 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 23.60% 21.05% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 7
Median daily rate £310 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 July 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#