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 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 44 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 18 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.12% 5.42% 4.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 21.86% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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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
147 183 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.27% 24.80% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 93 97
Average daily rate £388 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 12 September 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (81.58%) .NET
3 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (65.79%) TDD
5 22 (57.89%) Scrum
6 21 (55.26%) OO
7 20 (52.63%) MVC
8 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (47.37%) Finance
9 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
9 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
10 16 (42.11%) SOA
11 15 (39.47%) Oracle
11 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
11 15 (39.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (36.84%) jQuery
12 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
13 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (34.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
13 13 (34.21%) NUnit
13 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
13 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
14 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
14 12 (31.58%) N-Tier
15 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
15 11 (28.95%) Coaching
16 10 (26.32%) SCCM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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 13 (34.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.26%) Papyrus
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Exstream
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
1 15 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (34.21%) NUnit
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.53%) MSBuild
3 4 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Agile C# Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Consultant
10 2 (5.26%) Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
11 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Developer
11 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (81.58%) .NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 18 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (39.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (36.84%) jQuery
4 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
5 8 (21.05%) Web Services
5 8 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
6 7 (18.42%) Backbone.js
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (13.16%) CSS
7 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 4 (10.53%) LINQ
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (7.89%) WPF
10 2 (5.26%) XML
10 2 (5.26%) XSL
10 2 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 6 (15.79%) EPoS
3 2 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) TDD
3 22 (57.89%) Scrum
4 21 (55.26%) OO
5 20 (52.63%) MVC
6 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (42.11%) SOA
8 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
9 11 (28.95%) Configuration Management
9 11 (28.95%) Coaching
10 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.79%) BDD
12 3 (7.89%) OOD
13 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 2 (5.26%) Migration
13 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
13 2 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
14 1 (2.63%) MVVM
14 1 (2.63%) System Testing
14 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) HP
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