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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 107 97 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -40
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 14 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.70% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 2.56% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +47.27%
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
439 546 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.42% 27.27% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 309 331
Average daily rate £370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 28
Average hourly rate £37.75 £42.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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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
Petersfield 0 4 £328 +36.45%
Basingstoke +4 2 £405 +5.88%
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (93.55%) C#
2 28 (90.32%) .NET
3 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
4 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
5 16 (51.61%) Web Services
6 15 (48.39%) MVC
7 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
8 11 (35.48%) Scrum
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) XML
10 9 (29.03%) SOA
11 8 (25.81%) CSS
11 8 (25.81%) WPF
12 7 (22.58%) Silverlight
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
12 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
12 7 (22.58%) MSMQ
13 6 (19.35%) HTML
13 6 (19.35%) Oracle
13 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (19.35%) jQuery
14 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 5 (16.13%) MVVM
14 5 (16.13%) Windows
14 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (12.90%) TDD
15 4 (12.90%) CMS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (12.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) DNN
2 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) Immediacy CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Kentico
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) NetAdvantage
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Architect
4 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Designer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) XML
5 8 (25.81%) CSS
5 8 (25.81%) WPF
6 7 (22.58%) Silverlight
6 7 (22.58%) MSMQ
7 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 4 (12.90%) LINQ
10 3 (9.68%) CSLA.NET
10 3 (9.68%) JSON
10 3 (9.68%) XSL
10 3 (9.68%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (6.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Streaming Music
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) MVC
2 11 (35.48%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) MVVM
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) System Testing
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) UML
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.23%) DevOps
9 1 (3.23%) Workflow
9 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.23%) OOP
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL
9 1 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB6
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) AppManager
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Ektron
4 3 (9.68%) Infragistics
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Alterian
5 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) NetIQ