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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 54 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Contract jobs citing WCF 27 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.15% 1.44% 6.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.25% 6.70% 28.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
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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
177 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.68% 21.56% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 91
Average daily rate £325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (91.30%) C#
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 35 (76.09%) MVC
3 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
4 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 26 (56.52%) Web Services
5 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (50.00%) jQuery
7 21 (45.65%) .NET Framework
7 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
8 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (39.13%) Visual Studio
10 16 (34.78%) HTML
11 15 (32.61%) XML
11 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (32.61%) TDD
12 13 (28.26%) Finance
12 13 (28.26%) CSS
12 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
12 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (26.09%) SQL
14 11 (23.91%) Oracle
14 11 (23.91%) Client/Server
14 11 (23.91%) Scrum
15 9 (19.57%) OO
15 9 (19.57%) NHibernate
15 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (17.39%) Remedy
17 7 (15.22%) SOA
17 7 (15.22%) Subversion

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (8.70%) IIS
1 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Kentico
3 1 (2.17%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQLite
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.70%) Fiddler
4 4 (8.70%) NUnit
5 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.35%) Moq
6 2 (4.35%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.17%) Toad
7 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Agile Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) .NET
2 31 (67.39%) ASP.NET
3 26 (56.52%) Web Services
4 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (50.00%) jQuery
6 21 (45.65%) .NET Framework
7 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (34.78%) HTML
9 15 (32.61%) XML
10 13 (28.26%) CSS
10 13 (28.26%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
11 9 (19.57%) NHibernate
12 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
12 5 (10.87%) HTML5
13 4 (8.70%) RESTful
13 4 (8.70%) Ajax
13 4 (8.70%) XSD
13 4 (8.70%) XSLT
13 4 (8.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) MVC
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) TDD
3 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) OO
5 7 (15.22%) SOA
5 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.04%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) OOP
8 3 (6.52%) OOD
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) Web Development
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.35%) Strategic Management
9 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.35%) Test Planning
9 2 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (4.35%) MVVM
10 1 (2.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (91.30%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.04%) C++
5 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Remedy
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) HP