Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 19 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 30
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham - 0.85% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.74% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Cheltenham median daily rate - £325 £325
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £325 £338
% change year-on-year - -3.70% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £42.25

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 26 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 17.93% 31.06% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 51 67
Cheltenham median daily rate £394 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £260
90th Percentile £494 £494 £475
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Cheltenham median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.80 £43.75
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Cheltenham

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Cheltenham