The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 31 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.79% - 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% - 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £280 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 40 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 18.18% 14.29% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 33
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Basingstoke

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Basingstoke

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) PaaS
4 3 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) SOLID
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore