The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hampshire region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 95 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +14
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 49 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.03% 2.85% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.86% 9.25% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 9
Average daily rate
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£369 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +18.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
544 530 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.63% 30.81% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 312 227
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 39
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WCF
South East

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 14 July 2014.

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 14 July 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 -11 9 £371 +28.01% 4
Southampton -6 2 £375 -1.96% 2
Winchester - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - - 4
Fareham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 33 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (96.97%) .NET
3 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
4 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
5 22 (66.67%) MVC
6 21 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
7 20 (60.61%) SQL
8 16 (48.48%) XML
8 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (48.48%) jQuery
9 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
10 12 (36.36%) Web Services
11 10 (30.30%) Windows
11 10 (30.30%) XSLT
11 10 (30.30%) HTML
11 10 (30.30%) Oracle
12 9 (27.27%) CSS
13 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
13 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (24.24%) Ajax
13 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
13 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 7 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (21.21%) TDD
14 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
15 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
15 6 (18.18%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.12%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (84.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.12%) NUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) MSI
5 2 (6.06%) Selenium
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) WiX
5 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.03%) Moq
6 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (3.03%) Hudson
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) XMLSpy
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) XML
3 16 (48.48%) jQuery
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (36.36%) Web Services
5 10 (30.30%) XSLT
5 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 9 (27.27%) CSS
7 8 (24.24%) Ajax
7 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 7 (21.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (12.12%) LINQ
10 3 (9.09%) WinForms
10 3 (9.09%) WPF
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (6.06%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (21.21%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) OO
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) System Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 3 (9.09%) ERP
6 3 (9.09%) OOD
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Logistics
7 2 (6.06%) MSF
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) RUP
7 2 (6.06%) DSDM
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 20 (60.61%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) XPath
7 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Serena
3 2 (6.06%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.06%) Ektron
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day plus Flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago