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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.74% 1.97% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.52% 8.64% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 2
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £24.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+129.16% -20.00%
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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
137 162 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.64% 22.75% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.29 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 38 (92.68%) C#
2 36 (87.80%) .NET
3 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (58.54%) TDD
5 22 (53.66%) Finance
6 21 (51.22%) MVC
7 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
8 18 (43.90%) Scrum
9 17 (41.46%) .NET Framework
10 16 (39.02%) jQuery
10 16 (39.02%) OO
10 16 (39.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (39.02%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
11 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
11 15 (36.59%) SQL
12 14 (34.15%) BDD
12 14 (34.15%) AngularJS
13 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (26.83%) Oracle
14 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (24.39%) WPF
15 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
15 10 (24.39%) MVVM
16 9 (21.95%) Backbone.js
16 9 (21.95%) SOA
16 9 (21.95%) Selenium
16 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
17 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (19.51%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (12.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.95%) Selenium
2 9 (21.95%) TeamCity
3 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (19.51%) NUnit
4 7 (17.07%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (12.20%) MSBuild
5 5 (12.20%) MSTest
6 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 11 (26.83%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) WPF Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Programmer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Consultant
10 1 (2.44%) Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) .NET Framework
3 16 (39.02%) jQuery
3 16 (39.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 16 (39.02%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
5 14 (34.15%) AngularJS
6 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (24.39%) WPF
8 9 (21.95%) Backbone.js
9 7 (17.07%) NHibernate
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (12.20%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (12.20%) HTML
11 5 (12.20%) WinForms
12 4 (9.76%) HTML5
13 3 (7.32%) CSS
13 3 (7.32%) Web Services
14 2 (4.88%) XML
14 2 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) EPoS
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) DTV
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) TDD
3 21 (51.22%) MVC
4 18 (43.90%) Scrum
5 16 (39.02%) OO
6 14 (34.15%) BDD
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (24.39%) MVVM
9 9 (21.95%) SOA
10 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.07%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
11 4 (9.76%) OOD
11 4 (9.76%) Coaching
12 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.32%) Release Management
13 1 (2.44%) DevOps
13 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 5 (12.20%) XAML
6 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) SAP