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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.17% 1.61% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 7.01% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 14
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.88 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -23.86%
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
140 214 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.22% 22.94% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 99
Median daily rate £355 £360 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -8.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -14.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
7 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) CSS
7 2 (22.22%) CRM
7 2 (22.22%) SOA
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) W3C
8 1 (11.11%) SOAP
8 1 (11.11%) Web Services
8 1 (11.11%) XML

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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (22.22%) SOA Developer
5 2 (22.22%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) API Design
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle