The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 5.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +14.48%
WCF
Staffordshire

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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.71% 60.00% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 13
Median daily rate £200 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent