The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank - 31 35
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire - 1.92% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.68% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 Warwickshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
63 62 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.80% 19.87% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 39
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £451 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +21.99%
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 Warwickshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Warwickshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

WCF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Autofac
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Autofac
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL