Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 54 47
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -11
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.64% 2.47% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 8.44% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 17
Coventry median daily rate £340 £388 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.26% -29.55% +46.67%
10th Percentile £298 £351 £180
90th Percentile £350 £475 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £358 £375
% change year-on-year -2.10% -4.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate - - £23.75
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 200 308 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 27.36% 29.28% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 211 130
Coventry median daily rate £425 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +14.81% -8.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £219
90th Percentile £573 £538 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.31% -42.22% -28.57%
10th Percentile £20.88 £11.50 £14.15
90th Percentile £42.18 £16.50 £29.11
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Coventry

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Coventry

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 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 Coventry region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) BDD
7 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (33.33%) Node.js
7 4 (33.33%) Advertising
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) Ruby
7 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (25.00%) GoCD
8 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
8 3 (25.00%) SQL

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (25.00%) GoCD
3 2 (16.67%) NuGet
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) Node.js
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) UX Design
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) COBOL
4 2 (16.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle