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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 36 48 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing WCF 35 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.52% 1.91% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.96% 8.64% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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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
167 162 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.58% 22.10% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 93 43
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 50 (90.91%) C#
1 50 (90.91%) .NET
2 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (61.82%) Scrum
4 33 (60.00%) MVC
5 30 (54.55%) TDD
5 30 (54.55%) OO
6 28 (50.91%) Finance
7 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 25 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
8 24 (43.64%) jQuery
9 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 21 (38.18%) SQL
10 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
11 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
12 19 (34.55%) Oracle
13 18 (32.73%) SOA
14 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
14 17 (30.91%) NUnit
14 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
15 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (29.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (29.09%) Automated Testing
16 15 (27.27%) BDD
17 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
17 13 (23.64%) OOD
18 12 (21.82%) TeamCity

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (16.36%) Kentico
1 9 (16.36%) CMS
2 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) Facebook Platform
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Visual Studio
1 17 (30.91%) NUnit
2 16 (29.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (21.82%) TeamCity
4 11 (20.00%) Selenium
5 10 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (9.09%) MSBuild
6 5 (9.09%) MSTest
7 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.45%) Toad
9 1 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 28 (50.91%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 26 (47.27%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.82%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.91%) WPF Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Configuration Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.64%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) Programmer
10 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Consultant
10 1 (1.82%) Test Manager
10 1 (1.82%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (90.91%) .NET
2 25 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
3 24 (43.64%) jQuery
4 21 (38.18%) .NET Framework
5 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
7 16 (29.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (20.00%) Web Services
10 10 (18.18%) NHibernate
11 9 (16.36%) Backbone.js
12 7 (12.73%) WPF
13 6 (10.91%) CSS
13 6 (10.91%) HTML
14 5 (9.09%) WinForms
14 5 (9.09%) HTML5
14 5 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
15 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) EPoS
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) DTV
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (61.82%) Scrum
3 33 (60.00%) MVC
4 30 (54.55%) TDD
4 30 (54.55%) OO
5 18 (32.73%) SOA
6 16 (29.09%) Automated Testing
7 15 (27.27%) BDD
8 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (23.64%) OOD
9 10 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (16.36%) MVVM
11 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.27%) Release Management
13 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.45%) Coaching
14 2 (3.64%) DevOps
15 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
15 1 (1.82%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) XAML
5 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) PHP
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Java
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Facebook
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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