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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing WCF 22 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.46% 1.80% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.78% 8.04% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 16
Average daily rate
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£351 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £366 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
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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
204 199 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.84% 22.44% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 103 70
Average daily rate £325 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (92.16%) .NET
2 45 (88.24%) C#
3 32 (62.75%) MVC
4 29 (56.86%) SQL Server
5 25 (49.02%) Scrum
5 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (45.10%) TDD
7 22 (43.14%) OO
8 21 (41.18%) Visual Studio
9 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
9 20 (39.22%) jQuery
10 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
10 19 (37.25%) SQL
11 17 (33.33%) NUnit
11 17 (33.33%) Finance
11 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (31.37%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
13 15 (29.41%) Web Services
13 15 (29.41%) SOA
14 14 (27.45%) Oracle
15 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
15 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (23.53%) Entity Framework
16 12 (23.53%) OOD
17 11 (21.57%) CSS
17 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
18 10 (19.61%) MVVM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
1 10 (19.61%) Kentico
2 9 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) SQLite
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Visual Studio
2 17 (33.33%) NUnit
3 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.80%) Selenium
4 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.80%) MSTest
5 4 (7.84%) Toad
6 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.92%) Moq
7 2 (3.92%) Subversion
8 1 (1.96%) JIRA
8 1 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 22 (43.14%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Web Developer
4 8 (15.69%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.80%) WPF Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.96%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.96%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.96%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (92.16%) .NET
2 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET
2 20 (39.22%) jQuery
3 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 16 (31.37%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (29.41%) Web Services
6 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (23.53%) Entity Framework
8 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
8 11 (21.57%) CSS
9 8 (15.69%) HTML
9 8 (15.69%) NHibernate
10 7 (13.73%) WPF
11 5 (9.80%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (9.80%) WinForms
11 5 (9.80%) XML
12 4 (7.84%) HTML5
13 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
13 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.88%) EPoS
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) MVC
2 25 (49.02%) Scrum
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) TDD
4 22 (43.14%) OO
5 15 (29.41%) SOA
5 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
6 12 (23.53%) OOD
7 10 (19.61%) MVVM
8 6 (11.76%) BDD
9 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.84%) Release Management
10 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
10 4 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (5.88%) Web Development
12 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (3.92%) DevOps
13 1 (1.96%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) C#
2 19 (37.25%) JavaScript
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
4 5 (9.80%) XAML
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
5 4 (7.84%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Facebook
4 1 (1.96%) Twitter
4 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.96%) HP