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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 51 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 17 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.00% 5.32% 4.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.26% 20.83% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £378
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 £36.25 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.65% +15.27%
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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
151 192 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.79% 25.53% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 103
Average daily rate £388 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (83.78%) .NET
3 24 (64.86%) TDD
4 21 (56.76%) Scrum
5 19 (51.35%) MVC
5 19 (51.35%) OO
6 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (45.95%) Finance
7 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
8 15 (40.54%) SOA
9 14 (37.84%) Oracle
9 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
9 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (35.14%) jQuery
10 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
10 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
11 12 (32.43%) NUnit
11 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
12 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
12 11 (29.73%) N-Tier
13 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
14 9 (24.32%) SCCM
15 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (32.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) Papyrus
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Exstream
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
1 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (32.43%) NUnit
3 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
3 4 (10.81%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Software Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Agile C# Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (83.78%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
2 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (37.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 13 (35.14%) jQuery
4 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.62%) Web Services
6 7 (18.92%) NHibernate
6 7 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
7 6 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) CSS
9 4 (10.81%) WPF
9 4 (10.81%) LINQ
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (5.41%) XML
11 2 (5.41%) XSL
11 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) N-Tier
2 5 (13.51%) EPoS
3 2 (5.41%) CESG
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) TDD
2 21 (56.76%) Scrum
3 19 (51.35%) MVC
3 19 (51.35%) OO
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (48.65%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (40.54%) SOA
6 12 (32.43%) Automated Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) BDD
10 3 (8.11%) OOD
11 2 (5.41%) Migration
11 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
12 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.70%) System Testing
12 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) HP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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