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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 29 42
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.56% 5.40% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.41% 21.15% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 23
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£400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £302 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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
226 279 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.51% 25.53% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 163 138
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -24 17 £400 - 3
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (86.05%) .NET
3 26 (60.47%) TDD
4 25 (58.14%) Scrum
5 24 (55.81%) MVC
6 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
7 19 (44.19%) OO
7 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
9 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
9 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
9 17 (39.53%) Finance
10 16 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (37.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (34.88%) jQuery
11 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
11 15 (34.88%) SOA
12 14 (32.56%) Oracle
13 12 (27.91%) NUnit
13 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
13 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
14 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
14 11 (25.58%) N-Tier
15 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
16 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
16 9 (20.93%) SCCM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (27.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.65%) Papyrus
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Exstream
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Visual Studio
2 16 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (27.91%) NUnit
4 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.30%) MSBuild
5 4 (9.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (9.30%) Selenium
6 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.33%) Moq
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.23%) C# Developer
4 10 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Agile C# Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Software Developer
7 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
7 7 (16.28%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Consultant
11 2 (4.65%) Analyst
11 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Mobile Developer
11 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (4.65%) .NET Software Engineer
12 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (86.05%) .NET
2 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (37.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 15 (34.88%) .NET Framework
5 15 (34.88%) jQuery
6 9 (20.93%) Web Services
7 8 (18.60%) LINQ
7 8 (18.60%) NHibernate
7 8 (18.60%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.28%) WPF
8 7 (16.28%) CSS
9 6 (13.95%) HTML
9 6 (13.95%) Backbone.js
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (9.30%) XML
12 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (4.65%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.63%) EPoS
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) CESG
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Physics
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) TDD
2 25 (58.14%) Scrum
3 24 (55.81%) MVC
4 19 (44.19%) OO
4 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (34.88%) SOA
7 12 (27.91%) Automated Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
9 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) BDD
11 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.30%) OOD
12 2 (4.65%) Migration
12 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
12 2 (4.65%) Domain-Driven Design
13 1 (2.33%) MVVM
13 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
13 1 (2.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VBA
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) PhD
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
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