The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 46 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.05% 1.72% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.83% 7.69% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 5
Average daily rate
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£413 £415 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +9.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
WCF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
232 234 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.44% 22.39% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 138 81
Average daily rate £363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Buckinghamshire region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +12 31 £415 -7.77% 8
High Wycombe - 5 £325 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 - - 1
Olney - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 67 (91.78%) C#
2 65 (89.04%) .NET
3 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (57.53%) TDD
4 42 (57.53%) Scrum
5 41 (56.16%) MVC
6 36 (49.32%) SQL Server
7 35 (47.95%) jQuery
8 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
9 30 (41.10%) OO
10 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
10 29 (39.73%) Visual Studio
11 28 (38.36%) .NET Framework
12 27 (36.99%) Finance
13 25 (34.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 25 (34.25%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (31.51%) AngularJS
14 23 (31.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (31.51%) SQL
15 22 (30.14%) SOA
16 20 (27.40%) NUnit
16 20 (27.40%) BDD
17 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
17 19 (26.03%) Oracle
18 17 (23.29%) Web Services
19 16 (21.92%) OOD
19 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
19 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.07%) Kentico
1 11 (15.07%) CMS
2 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (39.73%) Visual Studio
2 23 (31.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (27.40%) NUnit
4 13 (17.81%) Selenium
4 13 (17.81%) TeamCity
5 10 (13.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (9.59%) MSTest
7 6 (8.22%) WebDriver
8 5 (6.85%) Toad
8 5 (6.85%) JIRA
8 5 (6.85%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.37%) Subversion
10 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.37%) Moq
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Electronics
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (89.04%) Developer
2 36 (49.32%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.55%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.96%) WPF Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Configuration Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.74%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.74%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (2.74%) Programmer
12 1 (1.37%) Consultant
12 1 (1.37%) Analyst
12 1 (1.37%) Test Manager
12 1 (1.37%) QA Analyst
12 1 (1.37%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (89.04%) .NET
2 35 (47.95%) jQuery
3 29 (39.73%) ASP.NET
4 28 (38.36%) .NET Framework
5 25 (34.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 25 (34.25%) KnockoutJS
6 23 (31.51%) AngularJS
7 17 (23.29%) Web Services
8 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (19.18%) HTML
10 14 (19.18%) CSS
10 14 (19.18%) WPF
11 13 (17.81%) NHibernate
12 11 (15.07%) WinForms
13 10 (13.70%) XML
14 9 (12.33%) Backbone.js
15 7 (9.59%) LINQ
15 7 (9.59%) Castle Windsor
16 6 (8.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) EPoS
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Social Media
5 2 (2.74%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) DTV
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (57.53%) TDD
2 42 (57.53%) Scrum
3 41 (56.16%) MVC
4 30 (41.10%) OO
5 22 (30.14%) SOA
6 20 (27.40%) BDD
7 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
8 16 (21.92%) OOD
9 12 (16.44%) MVVM
10 11 (15.07%) Domain-Driven Design
11 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
13 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.48%) Coaching
14 4 (5.48%) Release Management
15 3 (4.11%) Content Management
16 2 (2.74%) User Stories
16 2 (2.74%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (91.78%) C#
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.51%) SQL
4 16 (21.92%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.96%) XAML
5 8 (10.96%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
9 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Remedy
4 1 (1.37%) Telerik
4 1 (1.37%) HP
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Sybase
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