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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 57 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.77% 2.01% 5.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 9.23% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 43
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£300 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £286 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £403 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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
319 271 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.87% 21.82% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 153 132
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 17 £300 -21.05% 8
High Wycombe -2 2 £350 -6.66% 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 62 (95.38%) .NET
2 61 (93.85%) C#
3 47 (72.31%) MVC
4 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (55.38%) Scrum
6 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
7 35 (53.85%) Visual Studio
8 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
8 34 (52.31%) jQuery
9 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (47.69%) Web Services
10 27 (41.54%) TDD
11 26 (40.00%) OO
12 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 22 (33.85%) HTML
13 22 (33.85%) KnockoutJS
14 21 (32.31%) .NET Framework
14 21 (32.31%) CSS
15 20 (30.77%) SQL
15 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
16 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (26.15%) Oracle
17 17 (26.15%) NUnit
18 16 (24.62%) Finance
19 15 (23.08%) XML
19 15 (23.08%) SOA
19 15 (23.08%) Client/Server
20 14 (21.54%) OOD
20 14 (21.54%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (18.46%) Kentico
2 11 (16.92%) CMS
3 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Visual Studio
2 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (26.15%) NUnit
4 7 (10.77%) Toad
5 6 (9.23%) JIRA
5 6 (9.23%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (6.15%) Selenium
6 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.62%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.62%) Subversion
7 3 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (3.08%) Moq
9 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.54%) MSTest
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (93.85%) Developer
2 34 (52.31%) .NET Developer
3 16 (24.62%) Web Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.54%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.54%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.54%) Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.54%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (1.54%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (95.38%) .NET
2 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (52.31%) jQuery
4 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (47.69%) Web Services
5 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 22 (33.85%) HTML
6 22 (33.85%) KnockoutJS
7 21 (32.31%) .NET Framework
7 21 (32.31%) CSS
8 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
9 15 (23.08%) XML
10 14 (21.54%) NHibernate
11 8 (12.31%) Ajax
12 7 (10.77%) HTML5
12 7 (10.77%) WPF
12 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
14 5 (7.69%) SAML
14 5 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Social Media
5 2 (3.08%) EPoS
6 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) MVC
2 37 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (55.38%) Scrum
4 27 (41.54%) TDD
5 26 (40.00%) OO
6 15 (23.08%) SOA
7 14 (21.54%) OOD
7 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.31%) BDD
11 7 (10.77%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (6.15%) Project Planning
12 4 (6.15%) System Testing
13 3 (4.62%) OOP
13 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.62%) Web Development
13 3 (4.62%) Content Management
14 2 (3.08%) User Stories
14 2 (3.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) C#
2 36 (55.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.77%) C++
6 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Java
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Remedy
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.54%) Facebook
4 1 (1.54%) Twitter
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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