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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 112 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -16
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.41% 1.89% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 6.88% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 28
Average daily rate
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£351 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £414 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -27.27%
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
568 465 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.85% 27.48% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 262 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £21.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 -6 4 £350 -6.60% 6
Southampton -3 2 £369 - 2
Portsmouth -7 1 - - 2
Fareham - 1 - - 2
Fordingbridge - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Waterlooville - - - -
Winchester - - - - 1
Yateley - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Aldershot - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (90.63%) .NET
3 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
4 19 (59.38%) MVC
5 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
5 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) XML
8 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (25.00%) LINQ
10 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (25.00%) Oracle
10 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (21.88%) CSS
11 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
11 7 (21.88%) WPF
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (18.75%) jQuery
12 6 (18.75%) MVVM
12 6 (18.75%) Scrum
12 6 (18.75%) Windows
12 6 (18.75%) Web Services
13 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
13 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
13 5 (15.63%) Ektron

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
1 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project Server
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) XML
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (25.00%) LINQ
5 8 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (21.88%) CSS
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.88%) WPF
7 6 (18.75%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 4 (12.50%) XSLT
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 3 (9.38%) Silverlight
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (6.25%) MSMQ
11 1 (3.13%) WinForms
11 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) MVC
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) MVVM
3 6 (18.75%) Scrum
4 5 (15.63%) System Testing
5 3 (9.38%) DSDM
5 3 (9.38%) SOA
5 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) BDD
6 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.13%) SEO
7 1 (3.13%) UML
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (43.75%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) VB6
4 2 (6.25%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Ektron
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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