The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +18
Contract jobs citing WCF 16 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.26% 6.09% 3.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 25.10% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 39 19
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £319 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £430 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-40.47% +18.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
264 239 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.87% 24.24% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 144 121
Average daily rate £350 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WCF
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 14 £380 +1.33% 1
High Wycombe -2 1 £375 +11.11% 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 34 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (91.18%) .NET
3 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 18 (52.94%) TDD
4 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
5 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
5 15 (44.12%) MVC
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) OO
6 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
6 14 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (38.24%) SOA
7 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
8 12 (35.29%) Oracle
8 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
9 11 (32.35%) NUnit
9 11 (32.35%) Finance
9 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (32.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
10 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 10 (29.41%) N-Tier
11 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
11 9 (26.47%) jQuery
12 8 (23.53%) SCCM
13 7 (20.59%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (32.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) Papyrus
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Exstream
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 13 (38.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (32.35%) NUnit
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (2.94%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) .NET
2 14 (41.18%) .NET Framework
2 14 (41.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
4 9 (26.47%) jQuery
5 7 (20.59%) WPF
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 6 (17.65%) LINQ
7 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
7 5 (14.71%) CSS
7 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
8 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.88%) SOAP
9 2 (5.88%) XML
9 2 (5.88%) XSL
9 2 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) EPoS
3 2 (5.88%) CESG
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Scrum
1 18 (52.94%) TDD
2 15 (44.12%) MVC
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) OO
4 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (38.24%) SOA
5 11 (32.35%) Automated Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
7 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.88%) Migration
8 2 (5.88%) MVVM
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.94%) System Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Web Development
9 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
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