The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 104 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Contract jobs citing WCF 18 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.88% 1.47% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 5.46% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 24
Average daily rate
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£351 £370 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £375 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
WCF
South East

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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
587 458 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.86% 26.89% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 255 158
Average daily rate £350 £326 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 31
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £35.00 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £39.00
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 Hampshire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Hampshire region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -5 5 £351 -5.90% 3
Farnborough -6 1 £375 +1.35% 5
Southampton -12 1 £350 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Aldershot - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Fordingbridge - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 2
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (90.00%) .NET
3 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 16 (53.33%) MVC
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) Web Services
7 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (30.00%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 8 (26.67%) SOA
9 8 (26.67%) LINQ
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
11 6 (20.00%) Scrum
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle
12 5 (16.67%) jQuery
12 5 (16.67%) WPF
13 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 4 (13.33%) System Testing
13 4 (13.33%) Ektron
13 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (13.33%) MVVM
13 4 (13.33%) CMS
14 3 (10.00%) Finance
14 3 (10.00%) TDD
14 3 (10.00%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (13.33%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Architect
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 9 (30.00%) XML
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 8 (26.67%) CSS
5 8 (26.67%) LINQ
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) WPF
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.00%) Silverlight
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.67%) MSMQ
9 2 (6.67%) XSLT
10 1 (3.33%) HTML5
10 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) SOA
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) MVVM
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) SEO
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) DSDM
8 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB6
4 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.67%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) Ektron
4 1 (3.33%) Telerik
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