The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 29 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs citing WCF 5 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.14% 5.26% 11.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.10% 15.00% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 14
Average daily rate
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£351 £373 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +35.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 80 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 35.04% 35.09% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 21
Average daily rate £350 £365 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Basingstoke region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) CMS
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) LINQ
5 4 (44.44%) System Testing
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Ektron
5 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) MVVM
6 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
7 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) VB6
7 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) LINQ
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVVM
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Ektron
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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