The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 70 66
Rank change year-on-year -19 -4  
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.099% 0.64% 1.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 2.37% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 13
Median daily rate - £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.76% +78.94%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 321 253 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.75% 27.00% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 133 184
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 1 - - 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
3 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (86.67%) CRM
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SOAP
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) XSLT
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Java EE
6 1 (6.67%) XPath
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) WPF
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) CRM Developer
2 13 (86.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
2 14 (93.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) LINQ
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Clojure
3 1 (6.67%) F#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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