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 3 months to 25 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 5.13% 0.68% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 54 38 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 34.62% 26.03% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 12
Median daily rate £325 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £486 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -  
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 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 25 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SDLC
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (63.64%) jQuery
5 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (54.55%) API Development
6 6 (54.55%) HTML
6 6 (54.55%) CSS
6 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
6 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
6 6 (54.55%) LINQ to SQL
6 6 (54.55%) LINQ
6 6 (54.55%) Ajax
7 5 (45.45%) W3C
7 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (45.45%) RequireJS

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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) IMAP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
6 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
6 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (27.27%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
6 3 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (18.18%) Angular Developer
7 2 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (63.64%) jQuery
4 7 (63.64%) Web Services
5 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 6 (54.55%) Ajax
5 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) Entity Framework
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) LINQ
5 6 (54.55%) LINQ to SQL
6 5 (45.45%) RequireJS
7 3 (27.27%) MFC
7 3 (27.27%) XML Messaging
8 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) W3C
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) SDLC
4 6 (54.55%) API Development
5 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Code Coverage
6 3 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (27.27%) Validation
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Telerik
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