Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 111 83
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 4 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.30% 0.62% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.95% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 30 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £356 £329
90th Percentile £481 £438 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +9.66% -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 384 563 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 29.00% 31.95% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 260 158
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +2.65% +0.67%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £263
90th Percentile £623 £525 £522
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £24.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.00% +257.14%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.25 £29.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +45.69% -20.55% +76.97%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 2 (50.00%) RIA
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) Tableau
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) DHTML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) React
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) RIA
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau