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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 10 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.50% 2.70% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 13.47% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 9
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
139 193 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.81% 20.06% 18.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 117 101
Median daily rate £363 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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
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 24 August 2016.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) XML
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) SOAP
9 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
10 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SOA Developer
5 2 (14.29%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
8 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (7.14%) Ajax
9 1 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (7.14%) CSS3
9 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) API Design
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle