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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.47% 4.63% 12.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 15.00% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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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
63 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 25.93% 30.89% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 49 31
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) .NET
4 10 (71.43%) XML
5 9 (64.29%) MVC
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 8 (57.14%) SQL
7 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) CMS
8 5 (35.71%) System Testing
8 5 (35.71%) LINQ
8 5 (35.71%) HTML
8 5 (35.71%) CSS
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (35.71%) Ektron
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (21.43%) jQuery
10 3 (21.43%) WPF
10 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 3 (21.43%) MVVM
10 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (21.43%) XSLT
10 3 (21.43%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (35.71%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (35.71%) LINQ
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 3 (21.43%) XSLT
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
7 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 1 (7.14%) WinForms
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) DSDM
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) BDD
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Ektron
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