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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 44 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.61% 1.73% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.36% 7.20% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £415 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% +17.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £380 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +0.68%
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
269 250 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.05% 23.99% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 150 81
Average daily rate £340 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 31 £400 -7.51% 9
High Wycombe - 4 £325 - 2
Newport Pagnell - 3 - - 1
Olney - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (93.51%) .NET
2 71 (92.21%) C#
3 44 (57.14%) MVC
4 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 41 (53.25%) Scrum
6 38 (49.35%) TDD
7 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 35 (45.45%) jQuery
8 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
9 31 (40.26%) Visual Studio
10 30 (38.96%) OO
11 28 (36.36%) .NET Framework
12 27 (35.06%) KnockoutJS
13 25 (32.47%) SQL
13 25 (32.47%) Finance
14 23 (29.87%) AngularJS
15 22 (28.57%) Web Services
16 21 (27.27%) NUnit
17 20 (25.97%) SOA
17 20 (25.97%) T-SQL
17 20 (25.97%) Oracle
17 20 (25.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
20 17 (22.08%) HTML
20 17 (22.08%) CSS
21 16 (20.78%) BDD
21 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (15.58%) Kentico
2 11 (14.29%) CMS
3 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Visual Studio
2 21 (27.27%) NUnit
3 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (12.99%) TeamCity
5 9 (11.69%) Selenium
6 7 (9.09%) Toad
6 7 (9.09%) MSTest
7 6 (7.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (6.49%) JIRA
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.60%) Subversion
11 2 (2.60%) Moq
12 1 (1.30%) MSBuild
12 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Banking
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (90.91%) Developer
2 36 (46.75%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Web Developer
3 12 (15.58%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (10.39%) WPF Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Configuration Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.60%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.60%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (2.60%) Programmer
11 1 (1.30%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.30%) C++ Developer
11 1 (1.30%) Consultant
11 1 (1.30%) Senior Developer
11 1 (1.30%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (93.51%) .NET
2 35 (45.45%) jQuery
3 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 28 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 27 (35.06%) KnockoutJS
6 23 (29.87%) AngularJS
7 22 (28.57%) Web Services
8 20 (25.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 19 (24.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (22.08%) HTML
10 17 (22.08%) CSS
11 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (19.48%) WPF
13 14 (18.18%) NHibernate
14 10 (12.99%) WinForms
14 10 (12.99%) XML
15 7 (9.09%) HTML5
15 7 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
15 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
16 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 7 (9.09%) EPoS
3 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.19%) Social Media
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.30%) CMDB
6 1 (1.30%) DTV
6 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) MVC
2 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (53.25%) Scrum
4 38 (49.35%) TDD
5 30 (38.96%) OO
6 20 (25.97%) SOA
7 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
8 16 (20.78%) BDD
9 15 (19.48%) OOD
10 14 (18.18%) MVVM
11 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
14 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
15 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
16 4 (5.19%) Project Planning
16 4 (5.19%) Release Management
16 4 (5.19%) System Testing
17 3 (3.90%) Content Management
18 2 (2.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) C#
2 35 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 20 (25.97%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
5 8 (10.39%) XAML
6 4 (5.19%) PHP
6 4 (5.19%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.30%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Remedy
4 1 (1.30%) Telerik
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Facebook
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Sybase
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
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