The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 30 18
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York - 0.82% 9.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.79% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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 £11.00 £33.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-67.40% -16.66%
WCF
North Yorkshire

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 York region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 40.74% 45.90% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 41
Median daily rate £365 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of contract jobs across the York 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 York

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in York

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in York