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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing WCF 21 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.49% 1.36% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.93% 6.32% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 9
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £359 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-15.09% -0.62%
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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
176 174 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.90% 21.59% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 96 56
Average daily rate £325 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (96.15%) .NET
2 47 (90.38%) C#
3 30 (57.69%) MVC
4 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (51.92%) Scrum
5 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
6 25 (48.08%) TDD
7 24 (46.15%) OO
8 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
8 22 (42.31%) jQuery
9 21 (40.38%) Visual Studio
9 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
10 20 (38.46%) Finance
11 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
11 19 (36.54%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (34.62%) NUnit
12 18 (34.62%) SQL
13 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (28.85%) Oracle
14 15 (28.85%) SOA
14 15 (28.85%) Automated Testing
15 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
16 13 (25.00%) OOD
16 13 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (23.08%) Web Services
18 11 (21.15%) CSS
18 11 (21.15%) MVVM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (19.23%) SharePoint
1 10 (19.23%) Kentico
2 9 (17.31%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.92%) SQLite
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) Visual Studio
2 18 (34.62%) NUnit
3 15 (28.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (13.46%) TeamCity
5 6 (11.54%) Selenium
6 5 (9.62%) MSTest
7 4 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (7.69%) Toad
8 2 (3.85%) Subversion
8 2 (3.85%) Moq
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.92%) JIRA
9 1 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Web Developer
4 7 (13.46%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.54%) WPF Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
10 1 (1.92%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (1.92%) .NET Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Agile C# Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Consultant
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.92%) Programmer
10 1 (1.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (96.15%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) jQuery
3 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
4 19 (36.54%) .NET Framework
4 19 (36.54%) KnockoutJS
5 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 13 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (23.08%) Web Services
8 11 (21.15%) CSS
9 9 (17.31%) HTML
9 9 (17.31%) NHibernate
10 8 (15.38%) WPF
11 5 (9.62%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (9.62%) WinForms
11 5 (9.62%) HTML5
11 5 (9.62%) XML
12 4 (7.69%) Backbone.js
13 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) EPoS
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) MVC
2 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (51.92%) Scrum
4 25 (48.08%) TDD
5 24 (46.15%) OO
6 15 (28.85%) SOA
6 15 (28.85%) Automated Testing
7 13 (25.00%) OOD
8 11 (21.15%) MVVM
9 7 (13.46%) BDD
10 6 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.69%) Release Management
12 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 2 (3.85%) DevOps
14 1 (1.92%) Test Planning
14 1 (1.92%) Responsive Web Design
14 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) C#
2 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 18 (34.62%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) XAML
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Facebook
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.92%) HP