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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing WCF 7 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.05% 3.33% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.79% 16.00% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 13
Median daily rate £338 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £426 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
WCF
Buckinghamshire

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
146 175 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.99% 20.78% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 111 120
Median daily rate £338 £330 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 26 July 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WCF.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (90.00%) MVC
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) CSS
6 5 (50.00%) HTML
6 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (50.00%) jQuery
7 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (40.00%) Web Services
7 4 (40.00%) XML
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
8 3 (30.00%) TDD
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (30.00%) Web Development
9 2 (20.00%) Finance
9 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (20.00%) BDD
9 2 (20.00%) IIS
9 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 2 (20.00%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 4 (40.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (20.00%) SOAP
9 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (10.00%) CSS3
9 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) API Design
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (10.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle