The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 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 Southampton 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 2.27% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 11.11% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
121 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.97% 20.39% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 34 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Southampton region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Southampton region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) AOP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) AOP
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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