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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 6 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 2.05% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 7.69% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 21
Median daily rate £338 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -1.04%
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
260 325 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.03% 26.68% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 183 173
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £430 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 June 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 -6 6 £338 +12.50% 5
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
4 12 (52.17%) TDD
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
7 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (34.78%) jQuery
8 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (30.43%) CSS
9 7 (30.43%) SOAP
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
10 6 (26.09%) Web Services
10 6 (26.09%) XML
11 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) Web Development
11 5 (21.74%) DevOps
11 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
12 4 (17.39%) REST
12 4 (17.39%) BDD
12 4 (17.39%) SaaS
12 4 (17.39%) High Availability

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 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Moq
3 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) .NET Developer
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) C# .NET Developer
2 11 (47.83%) C# Developer
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (30.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Architect
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
4 11 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (34.78%) jQuery
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 7 (30.43%) SOAP
8 6 (26.09%) Web Services
8 6 (26.09%) XML
9 5 (21.74%) Entity Framework
10 4 (17.39%) Middleware
10 4 (17.39%) MSMQ
10 4 (17.39%) REST
11 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
11 3 (13.04%) WPF
12 2 (8.70%) HTML5
12 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) High Availability
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (8.70%) MVVM
7 2 (8.70%) SOLID
8 1 (4.35%) API Design
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (4.35%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) XAML
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle