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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 51 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.39% 3.43% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.56% 14.79% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 8
Average daily rate
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£410 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £337 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
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 £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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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
135 169 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.39% 23.21% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 95 82
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.29 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +73.91%
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 21 October 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 34 (97.14%) C#
2 31 (88.57%) .NET
3 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (68.57%) Finance
5 23 (65.71%) MVC
6 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (60.00%) TDD
7 19 (54.29%) Scrum
8 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
8 18 (51.43%) OO
8 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (45.71%) jQuery
10 15 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
13 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
13 10 (28.57%) NHibernate
14 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
14 9 (25.71%) Oracle
14 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
14 9 (25.71%) BDD
14 9 (25.71%) TeamCity
15 8 (22.86%) SQL
15 8 (22.86%) EPoS
15 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
16 7 (20.00%) SOA
16 7 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
16 7 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
17 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) TeamCity
2 7 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (17.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.14%) NUnit
3 6 (17.14%) Selenium
4 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 5 (14.29%) MSBuild
5 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (68.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Programmer
9 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) WPF Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET
2 18 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (45.71%) jQuery
4 15 (42.86%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 10 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
7 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
8 6 (17.14%) Web Services
8 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (14.29%) HTML
9 5 (14.29%) WPF
10 3 (8.57%) CSS
11 2 (5.71%) LINQ
11 2 (5.71%) HTML5
11 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) EPoS
2 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) DTV
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) MVC
3 21 (60.00%) TDD
4 19 (54.29%) Scrum
5 18 (51.43%) OO
6 14 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.71%) BDD
8 7 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (20.00%) SOA
9 5 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Coaching
10 4 (11.43%) OOD
11 2 (5.71%) MVVM
12 1 (2.86%) System Testing
12 1 (2.86%) Web Development
12 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
12 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
12 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) SAP