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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing WCF 33 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.60% 2.39% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.02% 9.58% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 5
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £251 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.21% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -22.58%
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
206 261 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.21% 25.00% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 145 93
Average daily rate £361 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.29 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £20.00 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -5 24 £415 +1.84% 3
High Wycombe - 2 - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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#
2 45 (86.54%) .NET
3 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (55.77%) TDD
5 28 (53.85%) MVC
6 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
7 23 (44.23%) Finance
8 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
8 21 (40.38%) .NET Framework
8 21 (40.38%) jQuery
9 20 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (38.46%) Scrum
10 18 (34.62%) SQL
11 17 (32.69%) KnockoutJS
12 16 (30.77%) BDD
12 16 (30.77%) OO
13 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
14 14 (26.92%) WPF
15 13 (25.00%) MVVM
15 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
16 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (21.15%) Oracle
18 10 (19.23%) SOA
18 10 (19.23%) TeamCity
19 9 (17.31%) Selenium
19 9 (17.31%) Backbone.js
19 9 (17.31%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (19.23%) TeamCity
4 9 (17.31%) Selenium
5 8 (15.38%) NUnit
6 7 (13.46%) MSTest
6 7 (13.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (9.62%) MSBuild
8 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.92%) JIRA
9 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.92%) Moq
9 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) .NET Developer
3 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) WPF Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Configuration Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.85%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Programmer
11 1 (1.92%) Deployment Engineer
11 1 (1.92%) Analyst
11 1 (1.92%) Systems Analyst
11 1 (1.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (86.54%) .NET
2 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
2 21 (40.38%) .NET Framework
2 21 (40.38%) jQuery
3 20 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (32.69%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
6 14 (26.92%) WPF
7 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (17.31%) Backbone.js
8 9 (17.31%) HTML
9 8 (15.38%) NHibernate
10 7 (13.46%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (13.46%) WinForms
10 7 (13.46%) CSS
11 6 (11.54%) Web Services
11 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (11.54%) HTML5
12 5 (9.62%) XML
13 4 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) EPoS
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) TDD
3 28 (53.85%) MVC
4 20 (38.46%) Scrum
5 16 (30.77%) BDD
5 16 (30.77%) OO
6 13 (25.00%) MVVM
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (19.23%) SOA
9 7 (13.46%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.62%) OOD
11 4 (7.69%) Coaching
12 3 (5.77%) Release Management
13 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (1.92%) DevOps
13 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) C#
2 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
5 8 (15.38%) XAML
6 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase
4 1 (1.92%) Telerik