The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 28 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.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 7
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport - 2.17% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.88% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
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 Stockport with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 21 17 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 65.63% 36.96% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 5
Median daily rate £325 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +13.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 Stockport

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Stockport