Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 98 155
Rank change year-on-year -31 +57 -8
Contract jobs citing WCF 35 79 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.98% 2.02% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.50% 8.18% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 15
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.09% -14.09%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £268
90th Percentile £448 £488 £413
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 7
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 777 966 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.81% 24.71% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 566 700
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £257 £281 £269
90th Percentile £525 £511 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £38.06 £18.22 £18.13
90th Percentile £50.80 £59.31 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Hampshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Hampshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Hampshire

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Hampshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +17 16 £388 +19.23% 4
Portsmouth +4 7 £325 - 1
Andover +13 2 £475 +35.71% 3
Fareham - 2 £375 - 1
Farnborough +4 1 £425 -
Eastleigh -2 1 £400 +23.08%
Havant -13 1 £313 -
Basingstoke -29 1 £450 +2.86% 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (94.29%) .NET
3 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
6 22 (62.86%) Visual Studio
6 22 (62.86%) XML
7 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
8 15 (42.86%) Windows
8 15 (42.86%) MVC
9 14 (40.00%) OOD
9 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (40.00%) OWASP
10 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
10 13 (37.14%) Entity Framework
10 13 (37.14%) Web Services
11 12 (34.29%) SQL
11 12 (34.29%) HTML
12 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
13 10 (28.57%) Network Security
13 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (28.57%) WiX
13 10 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (28.57%) CSS
13 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
14 9 (25.71%) C++
14 9 (25.71%) Ajax
14 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Network Security
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (22.86%) CTI
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) IMAP
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) SMTP
4 2 (5.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.43%) GIS
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.86%) MS Access
7 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (28.57%) WiX
4 8 (22.86%) Moq
5 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.43%) MSTest
6 4 (11.43%) Selenium
6 4 (11.43%) SpecFlow
6 4 (11.43%) webpack
7 3 (8.57%) NUnit
8 2 (5.71%) JIRA
9 1 (2.86%) JUnit
9 1 (2.86%) Mockito
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) C++/C# Developer
9 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) .NET
2 22 (62.86%) XML
3 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
4 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
4 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (37.14%) Entity Framework
4 13 (37.14%) Web Services
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) CSS
7 9 (25.71%) Ajax
7 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (25.71%) LINQ
8 8 (22.86%) LINQ to SQL
9 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) REST
10 5 (14.29%) React
10 5 (14.29%) RequireJS
10 5 (14.29%) WPF
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (11.43%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) W3C
2 1 (2.86%) Fintech
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) MVC
3 14 (40.00%) OOD
3 14 (40.00%) OWASP
4 10 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) TDD
7 5 (14.29%) API Development
7 5 (14.29%) OO
7 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) Build Automation
8 4 (11.43%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (11.43%) ETL
8 4 (11.43%) Full Text Search
8 4 (11.43%) Release Management
8 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) ES6
5 4 (11.43%) F#
5 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.43%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) ESRI
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore