The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough - - 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £355
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31 24 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 32.63% 29.63% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 26
Median daily rate £400 £460 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +41.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -43.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Peterborough

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Peterborough

WCF
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for WCF.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) iPad

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#