Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 20 November 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 81 74
Rank change year-on-year -29 -7 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 11 12 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.63% 0.95% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 4.23% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 23
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £356 £329 £300
90th Percentile £438 £475 £458
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 555 284 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.81% 22.42% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 149 214
Milton Keynes median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £264
90th Percentile £525 £532 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £375 £367
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.18% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £24.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +257.14% -14.06%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £36.50 £20.63
% change year-on-year -20.55% +76.97% +26.61%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Milton Keynes

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Milton Keynes

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WCF.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (81.82%) SOLID
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (45.45%) SDLC
5 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (36.36%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 3 (27.27%) WPF
7 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (9.09%) MCPD

WCF
Co-occurring 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 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) AMQP
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (45.45%) C# WCF Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Developer
4 5 (45.45%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (45.45%) SSRS Developer
4 5 (45.45%) WCF Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) SOLID
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
5 4 (36.36%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCPD
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle