Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 19 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)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 41 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.26% 1.49% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 5.68% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Portsmouth median daily rate £325 - £350
10th Percentile £313 - £325
90th Percentile £383 - £375
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £381 £320
% change year-on-year +1.64% +19.14% -14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £42.50

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 90 88 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 29.03% 26.19% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 40
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £500 £464 £452
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 2
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £33.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +37.41% -26.01%
10th Percentile £41.25 £41.28 £27.41
90th Percentile £46.00 £49.39 £40.18
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +13.33%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Portsmouth

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Portsmouth

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ to SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) API Development
2 5 (71.43%) RequireJS
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) IIS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) IMAP
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Entity Framework
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ
2 5 (71.43%) LINQ to SQL
2 5 (71.43%) RequireJS
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) API Development
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft