Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 86 72
Rank change year-on-year -21 -14 -12
Contract jobs citing WCF 8 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.51% 1.08% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 4.59% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £479 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.34% +16.00% +6.45%
10th Percentile £413 £479 £306
90th Percentile £521 £479 £675
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £463 £479 £375
% change year-on-year -3.34% +27.60% -3.23%
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 514 327 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 32.51% 23.51% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 162 206
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.54% +3.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £320 £301 £281
90th Percentile £558 £504 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +9.62% +4.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £52.50 - £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 - £16.30
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £13.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +234.55% -19.12% -34.62%

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
1 7 (87.50%) SOLID
2 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
6 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (25.00%) API Design
6 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (25.00%) SAP
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing

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 3 (37.50%) NServiceBus
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Fluent NHibernate
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) SOLID
1 7 (87.50%) Web Development
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) API Design
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP