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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 91 31 72
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +41
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 89 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 4.85% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 15.45% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 65 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £251 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
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
555 576 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.89% 31.39% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 365 327
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% +27.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 20 August 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 -17 10 £363 +12.40% 4
Southampton -15 3 £375 -1.96% 1
Winchester -1 1 - - 2
Farnborough - 1 - - 4
Yateley - - - -
Wallington - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (94.29%) .NET
3 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
4 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
5 21 (60.00%) SQL
6 20 (57.14%) MVC
7 19 (54.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
8 16 (45.71%) XML
8 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
10 13 (37.14%) jQuery
11 12 (34.29%) Web Services
12 11 (31.43%) HTML
12 11 (31.43%) Oracle
12 11 (31.43%) Windows
12 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
12 11 (31.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (28.57%) XSLT
14 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
14 8 (22.86%) CSS
14 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
15 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
15 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
15 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (17.14%) Finance
15 6 (17.14%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.86%) OLAP
9 1 (2.86%) MySQL
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) NUnit
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) MSI
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) WiX
4 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.86%) Hudson
5 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) XMLSpy
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.86%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) .NET
2 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET
3 16 (45.71%) XML
3 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (37.14%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) Web Services
6 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
6 11 (31.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 11 (31.43%) HTML
7 10 (28.57%) XSLT
8 8 (22.86%) CSS
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 6 (17.14%) WPF
9 6 (17.14%) Ajax
10 5 (14.29%) LINQ
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (5.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 2 (5.71%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) MVC
2 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) System Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
3 4 (11.43%) TDD
3 4 (11.43%) OO
3 4 (11.43%) CRM
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
4 3 (8.57%) SOA
4 3 (8.57%) DSDM
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 2 (5.71%) MSF
5 2 (5.71%) MVVM
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.57%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.86%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) XPath
7 1 (2.86%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Ektron
4 2 (5.71%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
4 2 (5.71%) Serena
5 1 (2.86%) Telerik
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