The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.40% - 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% - 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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
60 80 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.90% 29.85% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 83
Median daily rate £338 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -12.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) NuGet
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin