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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 53 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing WCF 22 16 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.67% 1.76% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 7.73% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 32
Average daily rate
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£300 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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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
187 207 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.69% 22.82% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 124 91
Average daily rate £325 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (90.91%) C#
1 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 38 (86.36%) MVC
3 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET
4 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (56.82%) Web Services
7 24 (54.55%) jQuery
8 19 (43.18%) Visual Studio
8 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
9 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (38.64%) HTML
10 17 (38.64%) .NET Framework
11 16 (36.36%) OO
11 16 (36.36%) Scrum
12 15 (34.09%) TDD
13 14 (31.82%) Finance
13 14 (31.82%) SQL
13 14 (31.82%) CSS
13 14 (31.82%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (25.00%) Oracle
14 11 (25.00%) XML
14 11 (25.00%) Client/Server
15 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
16 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
17 7 (15.91%) C++
17 7 (15.91%) NUnit
18 6 (13.64%) OOD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Kentico
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQLite
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Visual Studio
2 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.91%) NUnit
4 4 (9.09%) Subversion
4 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.55%) Moq
6 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.27%) JIRA
7 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (90.91%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Web Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (2.27%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (56.82%) Web Services
5 24 (54.55%) jQuery
6 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 17 (38.64%) .NET Framework
7 17 (38.64%) HTML
8 14 (31.82%) CSS
8 14 (31.82%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (25.00%) XML
10 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
11 6 (13.64%) HTML5
11 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
12 4 (9.09%) Ajax
12 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (9.09%) Backbone.js
13 3 (6.82%) React
13 3 (6.82%) RESTful
14 2 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) MVC
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) Scrum
3 16 (36.36%) OO
4 15 (34.09%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) OOD
5 6 (13.64%) SOA
6 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.36%) BDD
6 5 (11.36%) API Design
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
8 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.82%) OOP
8 3 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (4.55%) MVVM
9 2 (4.55%) Test Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Strategic Management
10 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) C#
2 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (15.91%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.91%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) Java
6 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Remedy
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Facebook
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter
4 1 (2.27%) Xamarin