The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 54 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.09% 3.14% 3.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.15% 10.38% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 22
Median daily rate £479 £419 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% +3.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
136 212 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.18% 30.29% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 123 111
Median daily rate £350 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Milton Keynes region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WCF.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) CRM
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 1 (10.00%) Moq
8 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (10.00%) Web Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) CRM Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SOA Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft