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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing WCF 19 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.34% 5.51% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.07% 21.24% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 13
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £370
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 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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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
135 193 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.61% 25.94% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 100 82
Average daily rate £399 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
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 - - £11.50
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 30 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 33 (89.19%) .NET
3 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (67.57%) TDD
5 23 (62.16%) MVC
6 22 (59.46%) Finance
6 22 (59.46%) Scrum
7 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
7 21 (56.76%) OO
8 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
8 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (43.24%) jQuery
11 14 (37.84%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
12 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (32.43%) Oracle
12 12 (32.43%) SOA
13 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
14 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
14 10 (27.03%) NHibernate
14 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
14 10 (27.03%) Backbone.js
15 9 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (24.32%) BDD
15 9 (24.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
15 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) Papyrus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Exstream
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (24.32%) NUnit
2 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.62%) TeamCity
4 6 (16.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (13.51%) MSBuild
5 5 (13.51%) Selenium
6 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (59.46%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Agile C# Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (43.24%) jQuery
4 14 (37.84%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
5 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
6 10 (27.03%) NHibernate
6 10 (27.03%) Backbone.js
7 9 (24.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 5 (13.51%) HTML
10 4 (10.81%) WPF
11 3 (8.11%) CSS
11 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (5.41%) HTML5
12 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (5.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) N-Tier
1 8 (21.62%) EPoS
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (67.57%) TDD
3 23 (62.16%) MVC
4 22 (59.46%) Scrum
5 21 (56.76%) OO
6 17 (45.95%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (32.43%) SOA
8 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
9 9 (24.32%) BDD
10 8 (21.62%) Coaching
10 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
11 6 (16.22%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (10.81%) OOD
13 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
13 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
13 1 (2.70%) System Testing
13 1 (2.70%) Web Development
13 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) SAP