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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 2
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 26.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -1.04%
WCF
South East

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 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 20.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £456
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 £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Thames Valley 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 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