The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 3 4
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 11.11% 42.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 50.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate
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- £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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 Thames Valley region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 22.22% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Average daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley