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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 97 37 80
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +43
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 77 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 4.58% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.73% 15.52% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 61 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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
510 496 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.65% 29.52% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 306 376
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 October 2014. 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 -18 7 £356 +1.78% 2
Farnborough - 3 - - 1
Southampton -16 2 £375 -0.99% 2
Fareham - 2 - - 2
Winchester +2 1 - - 1
Yateley - - - -
Wallington - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - - 4
Portsmouth - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (94.74%) .NET
3 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
5 22 (57.89%) MVC
6 20 (52.63%) SQL
7 19 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
9 17 (44.74%) XML
10 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
10 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (31.58%) jQuery
11 12 (31.58%) Web Services
11 12 (31.58%) Windows
11 12 (31.58%) Oracle
12 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
12 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (26.32%) HTML
13 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
14 9 (23.68%) XSLT
15 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 7 (18.42%) CSS
15 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
15 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
16 6 (15.79%) Ajax
16 6 (15.79%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.53%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) CMS
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (5.26%) MySQL
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) NUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) MSI
4 2 (5.26%) WiX
4 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.63%) Hudson
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (97.37%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) .NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Web Applications Developer
10 1 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) ASP.NET
3 17 (44.74%) XML
4 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (31.58%) jQuery
5 12 (31.58%) Web Services
6 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 9 (23.68%) XSLT
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 7 (18.42%) CSS
10 6 (15.79%) Ajax
10 6 (15.79%) WPF
10 6 (15.79%) LINQ
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (5.26%) Breeze.js
12 2 (5.26%) Durandal
12 2 (5.26%) Kendo UI
12 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) System Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) CRM
4 4 (10.53%) TDD
5 3 (7.89%) MVVM
5 3 (7.89%) DSDM
5 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) OOD
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) RUP
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) BDD
6 2 (5.26%) MSF
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) Ektron
4 2 (5.26%) Serena
4 2 (5.26%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.63%) Telerik