The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester / Stockport
Rank - 15 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 2.44% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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 Stockport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 50.00% 39.02% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 3
Median daily rate £300 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +13.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stockport 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 Stockport

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Stockport