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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 24 49
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 62 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.78% 5.88% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.19% 22.22% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 16
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £306 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
206 279 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.49% 26.45% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 149 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -21 19 £410 -3.52% 4
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 42 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (90.48%) .NET
3 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (64.29%) TDD
4 27 (64.29%) MVC
5 25 (59.52%) Scrum
6 22 (52.38%) Finance
6 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
7 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 21 (50.00%) OO
8 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (42.86%) jQuery
9 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
12 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
12 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
13 12 (28.57%) Oracle
13 12 (28.57%) SOA
14 11 (26.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
14 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (26.19%) NHibernate
15 10 (23.81%) Backbone.js
16 9 (21.43%) BDD
16 9 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
16 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (21.43%) TeamCity

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Papyrus
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Exstream
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
2 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 9 (21.43%) NUnit
4 6 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (11.90%) Selenium
5 5 (11.90%) MSBuild
6 3 (7.14%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.38%) Moq
7 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) JIRA
7 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 22 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.95%) C# Developer
4 10 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Programmer
9 2 (4.76%) Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
10 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (42.86%) jQuery
5 15 (35.71%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
8 11 (26.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 11 (26.19%) NHibernate
9 10 (23.81%) Backbone.js
10 7 (16.67%) WPF
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) HTML
11 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (11.90%) LINQ
12 5 (11.90%) CSS
13 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
14 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) N-Tier
1 8 (19.05%) EPoS
2 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
3 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.38%) Physics
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) TDD
2 27 (64.29%) MVC
3 25 (59.52%) Scrum
4 21 (50.00%) OO
5 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (28.57%) SOA
7 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
8 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 9 (21.43%) BDD
9 8 (19.05%) Coaching
9 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
10 6 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (11.90%) OOD
12 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
13 1 (2.38%) Web Development
13 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (2.38%) ITIL
13 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (52.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) PhD
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) SAP