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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 9 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.13% 1.77% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 7.65% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 20
Median daily rate £413 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £360 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
203 327 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.60% 23.11% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 193 131
Median daily rate £365 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £33.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +179.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 7 £425 +6.25% 3
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (33.33%) Web Development
7 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) jQuery
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (20.00%) BDD
9 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) CRM
10 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
10 2 (13.33%) SOA
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Scrum
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle
10 2 (13.33%) SOAP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SOA Developer
5 2 (13.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (13.33%) SOAP
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (6.67%) RESTful
9 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) API Design
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) SOLID
7 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle