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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 53 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.74% 2.00% 5.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.37% 10.83% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
202 157 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.47% 18.49% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 106 106
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 41 (91.11%) C#
1 41 (91.11%) .NET
2 34 (75.56%) MVC
3 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
4 29 (64.44%) Web Services
5 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
5 26 (57.78%) .NET Framework
5 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
7 21 (46.67%) jQuery
8 17 (37.78%) XML
8 17 (37.78%) SQL
9 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (31.11%) HTML
11 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
11 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (26.67%) TDD
12 12 (26.67%) Finance
12 12 (26.67%) Oracle
12 12 (26.67%) CSS
12 12 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
13 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
14 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
14 10 (22.22%) SOA
14 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 9 (20.00%) Scrum
16 8 (17.78%) Remedy

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) Apache
1 7 (15.56%) MQSeries
1 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) Fiddler
3 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.11%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Web Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Agile .NET Developer
3 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Programmer
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (91.11%) .NET
2 31 (68.89%) ASP.NET
3 29 (64.44%) Web Services
4 26 (57.78%) .NET Framework
4 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (46.67%) jQuery
6 17 (37.78%) XML
7 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (31.11%) HTML
9 12 (26.67%) CSS
9 12 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.78%) Entity Framework
11 7 (15.56%) NHibernate
11 7 (15.56%) XSD
11 7 (15.56%) XSLT
11 7 (15.56%) MSMQ
11 7 (15.56%) EDI
12 5 (11.11%) HTML5
13 4 (8.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) MVC
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) TDD
4 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 10 (22.22%) SOA
5 9 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) BDD
7 6 (13.33%) OO
8 5 (11.11%) OOP
9 3 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (4.44%) API Design
10 2 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.44%) Test Planning
10 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.44%) Strategic Management
10 2 (4.44%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) Business Development
10 2 (4.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) C#
2 26 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 17 (37.78%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Remedy
4 2 (4.44%) HP