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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 2.15% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 8.25% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 16
Median daily rate £338 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -42.48%
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
156 206 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.35% 26.08% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 128 111
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £445 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 13 (54.17%) MVC
4 13 (54.17%) TDD
5 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) CSS
7 9 (37.50%) SOAP
7 9 (37.50%) Web Services
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
8 8 (33.33%) XML
9 7 (29.17%) Web Development
10 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
11 5 (20.83%) BDD
11 5 (20.83%) SaaS
11 5 (20.83%) REST
11 5 (20.83%) High Availability
11 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (20.83%) DevOps
11 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008

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 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Moq
2 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 14 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 9 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Architect
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce Architect
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) SOAP
4 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 8 (33.33%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (20.83%) Middleware
7 5 (20.83%) MSMQ
7 5 (20.83%) REST
8 3 (12.50%) WPF
9 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
1 13 (54.17%) TDD
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.83%) High Availability
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) MVVM
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) XAML
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat