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 3 months to 27 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.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 121 101
Rank change year-on-year +29 -20  
Contract jobs citing WCF 20 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.08% 0.18% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.54% 0.90% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 14
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
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 Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 441 446 519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 23.74% 20.45% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 313 259
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £42.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham - 5 £400 - 1
Andover - 4 £425 -
Portsmouth - 3 - - 3
Basingstoke - 2 £280 - 2
Southampton +6 1 £325 -7.14% 3
Ringwood - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £380 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 46 (95.83%) C#
3 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 35 (72.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 31 (64.58%) SQL
7 30 (62.50%) MVC
8 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET
8 26 (54.17%) XML
9 21 (43.75%) LINQ
9 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 21 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (39.58%) Visual Studio
12 18 (37.50%) IIS
12 18 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
13 17 (35.42%) OWASP
13 17 (35.42%) Windows
13 17 (35.42%) Ajax
13 17 (35.42%) jQuery
14 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
14 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 14 (29.17%) CSS
15 14 (29.17%) HTML
15 14 (29.17%) Scrum
16 13 (27.08%) VB.NET
16 13 (27.08%) OOP
16 13 (27.08%) Web Services
16 13 (27.08%) N-Tier
16 13 (27.08%) 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 18 (37.50%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.08%) CICS
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.08%) Commerce Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.75%) PaaS
3 7 (14.58%) Boomi
4 4 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.67%) MS Access
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (12.50%) MySQL
6 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
7 5 (10.42%) NoSQL
8 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (4.17%) GIS
10 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (2.08%) DB2
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (72.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (39.58%) Visual Studio
3 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 6 (12.50%) JIRA
5 5 (10.42%) NuGet
5 5 (10.42%) Selenium
5 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
6 4 (8.33%) Moq
6 4 (8.33%) MSTest
6 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (8.33%) webpack
7 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (4.17%) Hudson
8 2 (4.17%) MSI
8 2 (4.17%) NUnit
8 2 (4.17%) WiX
9 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (6.25%) Publishing
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 24 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Access Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 7 (14.58%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Azure Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Consultant
10 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET
2 26 (54.17%) XML
3 21 (43.75%) LINQ
4 18 (37.50%) LINQ to SQL
5 17 (35.42%) Ajax
5 17 (35.42%) jQuery
6 15 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (29.17%) CSS
7 14 (29.17%) HTML
8 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (27.08%) Web Services
9 10 (20.83%) Entity Framework
10 9 (18.75%) REST
11 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (12.50%) MFC
12 6 (12.50%) XML Messaging
13 5 (10.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) MVC
2 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) OWASP
4 14 (29.17%) Scrum
5 13 (27.08%) OOP
6 11 (22.92%) Secure Coding
7 9 (18.75%) TDD
8 8 (16.67%) Analytics
9 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (14.58%) SDLC
10 6 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
10 6 (12.50%) Code Coverage
10 6 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.50%) Data Transformation
10 6 (12.50%) Full Text Search
10 6 (12.50%) Migration
10 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (12.50%) Release Management
10 6 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) VB.NET
5 8 (16.67%) C++
5 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 8 (16.67%) VBA
6 6 (12.50%) Java
6 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 6 (12.50%) VB
7 4 (8.33%) ES6
8 3 (6.25%) F#
9 2 (4.17%) Python
10 1 (2.08%) COBOL
10 1 (2.08%) JCL
10 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Dell
3 6 (12.50%) Telerik
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) DevExpress
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
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