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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 2 3
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - 50.00% 16.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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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
1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 16.67% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate - £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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