Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 > Warwickshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 59 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.64% 0.47% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 4.65% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Warwickshire median daily rate £388 - £550
10th Percentile £294 - £388
90th Percentile £471 - £600
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 4
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £22.88
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 136 86 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 21.86% 10.00% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 80
Warwickshire median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.69% -10.65%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £175
90th Percentile £433 £474 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 12
Warwickshire median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £29.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -22.94% -6.30%
10th Percentile £23.42 £22.00 £21.89
90th Percentile £34.40 £30.52 £41.72
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 Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Warwickshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Warwickshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Warwickshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF in Warwickshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Warwickshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +12 3 £300 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £475 -
WCF
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Local Government
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IaaS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) CRM Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft