Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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 > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 58 78
Rank change year-on-year +12 +20 -17
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.62% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 0.75% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Southampton median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -20.00%
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £388 £330
% change year-on-year +1.94% +17.42% -8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 135 134 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 27.78% 25.77% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 88 147
Southampton median daily rate £350 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.97% +3.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £261 £284 £263
90th Percentile £575 £469 £499
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Southampton median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -40.00% -50.00%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% +25.93% -20.59%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Southampton

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Southampton

WCF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) NuGet
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin