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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 67 59 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 20 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.98% 1.66% 5.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.77% 8.73% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 32
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
308 229 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.53% 19.00% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 153 163
Average daily rate £367 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.01 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 +1 27 £425 +6.25% 4
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 47 (92.16%) C#
1 47 (92.16%) .NET
2 36 (70.59%) MVC
3 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
4 32 (62.75%) Web Services
5 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
6 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (54.90%) .NET Framework
8 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
9 24 (47.06%) jQuery
10 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
10 19 (37.25%) SQL
11 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (35.29%) XML
12 17 (33.33%) HTML
12 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
14 15 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (27.45%) Oracle
15 14 (27.45%) CSS
16 13 (25.49%) TDD
16 13 (25.49%) Finance
17 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
17 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
18 11 (21.57%) Client/Server
18 11 (21.57%) Scrum
19 10 (19.61%) SOA
20 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
20 9 (17.65%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (13.73%) IIS
1 7 (13.73%) Apache
1 7 (13.73%) MQSeries
1 7 (13.73%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.73%) Fiddler
2 7 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.76%) Subversion
4 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) Selenium
6 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.96%) MSTest
7 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Developer
2 19 (37.25%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Web Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
4 7 (13.73%) BizTalk Consultant
4 7 (13.73%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.88%) WPF Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Test Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (92.16%) .NET
2 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
3 32 (62.75%) Web Services
4 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (54.90%) .NET Framework
6 24 (47.06%) jQuery
7 18 (35.29%) XML
8 17 (33.33%) HTML
8 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
10 15 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (27.45%) CSS
12 9 (17.65%) NHibernate
12 9 (17.65%) Entity Framework
13 7 (13.73%) HTML5
13 7 (13.73%) EDI
13 7 (13.73%) XSD
13 7 (13.73%) XSLT
13 7 (13.73%) MSMQ
14 5 (9.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) MVC
2 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
4 12 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 10 (19.61%) SOA
7 8 (15.69%) OO
7 8 (15.69%) BDD
8 6 (11.76%) OOP
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.88%) Web Development
10 3 (5.88%) SDLC
10 3 (5.88%) API Design
11 2 (3.92%) Test Planning
11 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.92%) Strategic Management
11 2 (3.92%) Business Development
11 2 (3.92%) Use Case
11 2 (3.92%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 47 (92.16%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.73%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.84%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) Remedy
4 2 (3.92%) HP