Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 August 2019 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 30 34
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 2.50% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.59% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Staffordshire median daily rate - £338 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £445 £351
% change year-on-year +6.74% +26.96% -12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.50 -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 41 73 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 21.03% 26.07% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 29
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £345 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.99% +11.67%
10th Percentile £213 £264 £296
90th Percentile £447 £428 £376
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +14.58%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Staffordshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Staffordshire