Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - +16 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.39% - 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Bedford median daily rate £338 - £375
10th Percentile £319 - £336
90th Percentile £356 - £388
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 - £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 27.78% 28.42% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 16
Bedford median daily rate £400 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +33.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £311 £263 £270
90th Percentile £459 £450 £431
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £389
% change year-on-year +5.88% +9.32% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - -8.86% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Bedford

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL