The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 67 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.96% 2.12% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 7.95% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 31
Median daily rate £479 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
- +95.55%

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
226 264 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.09% 26.61% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 157 168
Median daily rate £350 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 8 £479 +12.58% 3
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
4 9 (75.00%) CRM
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (8.33%) jQuery
8 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (75.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) CRM Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft