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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 93 35 83
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +48
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 87 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.01% 4.95% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 16.35% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 64 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 £333 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £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 £35.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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
533 532 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.51% 30.26% 33.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 329 368
Average daily rate £355 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £46.25
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 16 September 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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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 8 £363 +7.40% 4
Southampton -20 3 £375 -0.99% 3
Farnborough - 3 - - 2
Winchester +3 1 - - 2
Fareham - 1 - - 3
Petersfield - 1 £325 - 4
Portsmouth - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Wallington - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 36 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (94.44%) .NET
3 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
4 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
5 22 (61.11%) MVC
6 21 (58.33%) SQL
7 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
8 16 (44.44%) XML
8 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (36.11%) jQuery
10 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (33.33%) Web Services
11 11 (30.56%) Windows
11 11 (30.56%) Oracle
11 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
12 10 (27.78%) HTML
13 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
13 9 (25.00%) XSLT
13 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 7 (19.44%) CSS
15 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (16.67%) Finance
16 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
16 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 6 (16.67%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) AutoCAD
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 2 (5.56%) MySQL
7 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) NUnit
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) MSI
3 2 (5.56%) WiX
3 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 21 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Web Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 16 (44.44%) XML
3 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (36.11%) jQuery
5 12 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (33.33%) Web Services
6 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.78%) HTML
8 9 (25.00%) XSLT
9 7 (19.44%) CSS
9 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 6 (16.67%) LINQ
10 6 (16.67%) Ajax
11 5 (13.89%) WPF
12 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (5.56%) Kendo UI
13 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) MVC
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) System Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 4 (11.11%) OO
4 4 (11.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) ERP
5 3 (8.33%) DSDM
5 3 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) OOD
6 2 (5.56%) RUP
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.56%) MSF
6 2 (5.56%) MVVM
6 2 (5.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.33%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) Perl
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Ektron
4 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe
4 2 (5.56%) Serena
5 1 (2.78%) Telerik
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago