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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 52 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.12% 2.22% 6.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.21% 9.76% 31.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 33
Average daily rate
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£300 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-43.58% +2.63%
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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
207 205 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.84% 22.75% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 111 75
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 45 (93.75%) .NET
2 44 (91.67%) C#
3 38 (79.17%) MVC
4 26 (54.17%) Scrum
4 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET
5 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
5 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (50.00%) jQuery
6 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (47.92%) OO
8 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
8 22 (45.83%) Visual Studio
9 21 (43.75%) Web Services
10 20 (41.67%) TDD
11 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (35.42%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (31.25%) Finance
13 15 (31.25%) SQL
14 14 (29.17%) NUnit
14 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
15 13 (27.08%) HTML
15 13 (27.08%) Oracle
15 13 (27.08%) CSS
15 13 (27.08%) SOA
16 12 (25.00%) OOD
16 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
17 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
18 10 (20.83%) Kentico
18 10 (20.83%) SharePoint

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (20.83%) Kentico
1 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.75%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.08%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 14 (29.17%) NUnit
2 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.33%) Toad
5 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (4.17%) Selenium
6 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.17%) Moq
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.08%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 27 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.08%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (93.75%) .NET
2 26 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 24 (50.00%) jQuery
3 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (43.75%) Web Services
5 19 (39.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 17 (35.42%) KnockoutJS
7 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
7 13 (27.08%) HTML
7 13 (27.08%) CSS
8 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.75%) NHibernate
10 8 (16.67%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) HTML5
12 4 (8.33%) Backbone.js
12 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (6.25%) Ajax
14 2 (4.17%) WPF
14 2 (4.17%) RESTful
14 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) MVC
2 26 (54.17%) Scrum
3 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) OO
5 20 (41.67%) TDD
6 13 (27.08%) SOA
7 12 (25.00%) OOD
7 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (8.33%) BDD
10 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) Web Development
10 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.17%) MVVM
11 2 (4.17%) OOP
12 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.08%) Project Management
12 1 (2.08%) Migration
12 1 (2.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) C#
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) SQL
4 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.08%) Facebook
4 1 (2.08%) Twitter