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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 31
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire - 0.21% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.02% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36 98 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 12.68% 20.50% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 56 34
Median daily rate £238 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.48% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £34.50 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.75% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

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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

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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