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 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.62% 0.53% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 3.45% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.88 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +12.41%
WCF
West Midlands

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
51 58 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.56% 15.51% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 56
Median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £163 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +24.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.18 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £39.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick -4 3 - - 1
WCF
West Midlands

WCF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (25.00%) Ninject
3 1 (25.00%) Autofac
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSTest
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Autofac
2 1 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (25.00%) Ninject
2 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL