Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 29
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - 2.68% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.38% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Halifax median daily rate - £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.99% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £338 £335
% change year-on-year +0.74% +0.75% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Halifax with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 14 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 13.33% 28.57% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 56 31
Halifax median daily rate £340 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -23.53% -
10th Percentile £307 £283 £325
90th Percentile £455 £438 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - -63.55% +12.24%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Halifax

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Halifax