Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 21 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 > Solihull
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 32
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 4.17% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 18.33% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Solihull median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% +21.21%
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 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.88

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 16.32% 22.73% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 26
Solihull median daily rate £395 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.54% -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £324 £169 £263
90th Percentile £575 £436 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Solihull median hourly rate - - £42.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Solihull

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Solihull