Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 97 84
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13 -18
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.20% 0.91% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 3.10% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £456 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.86% +7.41% -12.90%
10th Percentile £421 £356 £321
90th Percentile £507 £431 £449
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +17.24% +7.41% -12.90%
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 460 484 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.48% 29.44% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 204 153
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +5.63%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £258
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +8.97% +6.85% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +55.17% -20.55% +40.38%

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 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) RIA
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) RIA
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft