Period
to 28 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 October 2020 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 > Southampton
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 55 64
Rank change year-on-year +26 +9 -30
Contract jobs citing WCF 2 2 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 0.99% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 1.05% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £513 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -3.23% -
10th Percentile £391 £363 £345
90th Percentile £624 £388 £430
Hampshire median daily rate £513 £410 £370
% change year-on-year +25.00% +10.81% -4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £29.00 £45.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -36.26% -9.00% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 62 191 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 30.69% 34.11% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 121 184
Median daily rate £458 £450 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -11.11% +35.00%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £363
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £480 £456 £438
% change year-on-year +5.21% +4.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -22.65% +0.56% +5.88%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Southampton

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WCF in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for WCF in Southampton

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WCF in Southampton over the 6 months to 28 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WCF in Southampton

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WCF in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for WCF in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) RxJS
2 1 (50.00%) Redux
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) Workload Management
2 1 (50.00%) Co-Creation
2 1 (50.00%) NgRx

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Principal Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) NgRx
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Redux
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) RxJS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Co-Creation
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle