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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 67 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 2.49% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.24% 10.99% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 16
Median daily rate £338 £413 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +7.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £426 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -20.83%
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
247 282 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.70% 22.67% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 174 169
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £27.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.77% +45.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
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 29 July 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 -5 8 £338 -18.18% 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
6 6 (46.15%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) HTML
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 5 (38.46%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) Web Services
9 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 3 (23.08%) Web Development
9 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
10 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (15.38%) WPF
10 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008

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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) C# Developer
4 6 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (53.85%) .NET Framework
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 2 (15.38%) HTML5
9 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (15.38%) SOAP
9 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (15.38%) WPF
10 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
10 1 (7.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Web Development
5 2 (15.38%) API Design
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) SOLID
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (7.69%) MVVM
6 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle