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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.80% 18.40% 8.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 36.79% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 35 13
Average daily rate
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£356 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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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
42 106 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.92% 50.00% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 73 97
Average daily rate £325 £400 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.13 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 11 (84.62%) XML
4 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (69.23%) SQL
6 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
7 7 (53.85%) Oracle
7 7 (53.85%) Windows
7 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 6 (46.15%) jQuery
8 6 (46.15%) XSLT
8 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
8 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (30.77%) CRM
9 4 (30.77%) Finance
10 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
10 3 (23.08%) HTML
10 3 (23.08%) CSS
10 3 (23.08%) DSDM
10 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (23.08%) LINQ
10 3 (23.08%) Ektron
10 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 11 (84.62%) XML
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 6 (46.15%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) LINQ
5 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) DSDM
3 3 (23.08%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Ektron