The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% 0.27% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 0.65% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
WCF
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 155 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.43% 41.55% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 80 53
Average daily rate £380 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
1 9 (100.00%) Moq
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 6 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 6 (66.67%) LINQ
2 6 (66.67%) CTI
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) COM
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) STL
2 6 (66.67%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Jasmine
3 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) CTI
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Moq
1 9 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) Jasmine
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) NUnit
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Development Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) COM
2 6 (66.67%) LINQ
2 6 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) STL
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) C++
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NICE Systems