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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 98 112
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14  
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.90% 1.00% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 4.29% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Median daily rate £325 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

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 398 466 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.37% 23.39% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 318 306
Median daily rate £375 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +36.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Portsmouth +7 8 £325 - 6
Havant 0 2 £313 - 1
Southampton - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £475 -
Farnborough - 1 £425 - 2
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 34 (94.44%) C#
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
3 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 21 (58.33%) MVC
4 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 20 (55.56%) SQL
6 19 (52.78%) XML
7 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (44.44%) LINQ
8 16 (44.44%) Web Services
8 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (41.67%) Entity Framework
9 15 (41.67%) Windows
10 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (33.33%) Ajax
11 12 (33.33%) CSS
11 12 (33.33%) HTML
11 12 (33.33%) SDLC
12 11 (30.56%) LINQ to SQL
12 11 (30.56%) jQuery
13 10 (27.78%) Scrum
14 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
15 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared

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 7 (19.44%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.89%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.78%) IMAP
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.33%) MySQL
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (5.56%) GIS
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.89%) NuGet
4 5 (13.89%) Selenium
4 5 (13.89%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.11%) Moq
5 4 (11.11%) MSTest
5 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (11.11%) webpack
6 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (8.33%) JIRA
7 2 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (5.56%) Hudson
7 2 (5.56%) MSI
7 2 (5.56%) NUnit
7 2 (5.56%) WiX
8 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (8.33%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Software Developer
4 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Azure Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 20 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 19 (52.78%) XML
5 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (44.44%) LINQ
5 16 (44.44%) Web Services
6 15 (41.67%) Entity Framework
7 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (33.33%) Ajax
8 12 (33.33%) CSS
8 12 (33.33%) HTML
9 11 (30.56%) jQuery
9 11 (30.56%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (19.44%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) RequireJS
11 5 (13.89%) SOAP
11 5 (13.89%) WPF
12 4 (11.11%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) W3C
2 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (58.33%) MVC
2 12 (33.33%) SDLC
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) API Development
6 6 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
6 6 (16.67%) Full Text Search
6 6 (16.67%) OWASP
6 6 (16.67%) Release Management
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (11.11%) UML
8 3 (8.33%) Code Coverage
8 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
4 6 (16.67%) VB
5 5 (13.89%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) ES6
7 3 (8.33%) F#
7 3 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Telerik
3 2 (5.56%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
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