Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 72 62
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.97% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.13% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 14
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.70% -5.26%
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £366
% change year-on-year +11.50% -4.24% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £42.25
South West median hourly rate - £23.53 £42.25
% change year-on-year - -44.32% -23.18%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 129 218 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.60% 23.57% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 148 191
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £269 £309 £256
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.07% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.11% +4.71%
10th Percentile £41.25 £40.00 £39.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £44.80 £55.88
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Gloucestershire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Gloucestershire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Gloucestershire