The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing WCF 14 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.61% 7.19% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.37% 30.00% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 14
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £423 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-40.47% +18.30%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
190 160 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.84% 23.95% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 91 81
Average daily rate £368 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WCF
Buckinghamshire

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 22 July 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (89.66%) .NET
3 18 (62.07%) TDD
4 16 (55.17%) Scrum
5 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) OO
6 13 (44.83%) SOA
6 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
6 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
6 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
6 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (44.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (41.38%) MVC
7 12 (41.38%) Oracle
7 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
8 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
8 11 (37.93%) NUnit
8 11 (37.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
8 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
9 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
10 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
10 9 (31.03%) jQuery
11 8 (27.59%) SCCM
12 7 (24.14%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (37.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) Papyrus
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Exstream
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
1 13 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (37.93%) NUnit
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Consultant
8 2 (6.90%) Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (44.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (31.03%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) CSS
5 5 (17.24%) HTML
5 5 (17.24%) NHibernate
6 4 (13.79%) WPF
6 4 (13.79%) LINQ
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.34%) Backbone.js
7 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.90%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.34%) EPoS
3 2 (6.90%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) TDD
2 16 (55.17%) Scrum
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) OO
4 13 (44.83%) SOA
4 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (41.38%) MVC
6 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Migration
10 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
10 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.45%) OOD
10 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) HP
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