The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Basingstoke region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.76% 16.52% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 29.69% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 3
Average daily rate
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£371 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-40.47% +18.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42 128 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.22% 55.65% 42.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 73 25
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WCF
Hampshire

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 22 July 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (72.73%) XML
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 6 (54.55%) Oracle
6 6 (54.55%) XSLT
6 6 (54.55%) Windows
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 6 (54.55%) jQuery
7 4 (36.36%) CRM
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
9 2 (18.18%) HTML
9 2 (18.18%) CSS
9 2 (18.18%) OO
9 2 (18.18%) DSDM
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (18.18%) CMS
9 2 (18.18%) WinForms
9 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (18.18%) LINQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Moq
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) WinForms
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) DSDM
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Ektron
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago