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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 71 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -46
Contract jobs citing WCF 30 12 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.41% 0.93% 5.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.99% 4.69% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 40
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -27.71%
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
273 256 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.93% 19.86% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 160 149
Average daily rate £330 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +15 28 £425 +9.67% 5
High Wycombe - 1 - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 48 (92.31%) C#
1 48 (92.31%) .NET
2 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
2 37 (71.15%) MVC
3 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
4 30 (57.69%) Web Services
5 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (50.00%) jQuery
7 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
8 24 (46.15%) .NET Framework
9 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
10 20 (38.46%) HTML
11 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (32.69%) CSS
13 17 (32.69%) XML
14 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
15 15 (28.85%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (28.85%) SQL
16 14 (26.92%) TDD
17 13 (25.00%) Finance
17 13 (25.00%) Oracle
17 13 (25.00%) Client/Server
18 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
19 11 (21.15%) NHibernate
20 10 (19.23%) Scrum
20 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
21 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
22 8 (15.38%) OO
22 8 (15.38%) Subversion

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (7.69%) IIS
1 4 (7.69%) Apache
1 4 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQLite
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.38%) Subversion
3 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 4 (7.69%) Fiddler
5 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.77%) NUnit
7 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.85%) JIRA
7 2 (3.85%) Selenium
7 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.85%) Moq
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.92%) MSTest
8 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Web Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Programmer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
9 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (92.31%) .NET
2 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET
3 30 (57.69%) Web Services
4 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (50.00%) jQuery
6 24 (46.15%) .NET Framework
7 20 (38.46%) HTML
8 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (32.69%) XML
9 17 (32.69%) CSS
10 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
11 15 (28.85%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (21.15%) NHibernate
13 7 (13.46%) HTML5
13 7 (13.46%) Entity Framework
14 6 (11.54%) Ajax
15 5 (9.62%) WPF
15 5 (9.62%) RESTful
15 5 (9.62%) Backbone.js
16 4 (7.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) MVC
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) TDD
4 10 (19.23%) Scrum
4 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.38%) OO
6 6 (11.54%) SOA
6 6 (11.54%) BDD
7 5 (9.62%) OOP
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Web Development
10 2 (3.85%) Strategic Management
10 2 (3.85%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.85%) Project Management
10 2 (3.85%) System Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Test Planning
10 2 (3.85%) SDLC
10 2 (3.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C#
2 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Remedy
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) HP