Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 83 70
Rank change year-on-year -21 -13 -23
Contract jobs citing WCF 12 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.74% 0.79% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 3.50% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 25
Milton Keynes median daily rate £406 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.18% +8.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £381 £380 £306
90th Percentile £519 £471 £650
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year - -3.13% -
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 518 286 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.78% 22.47% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 163 224
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £283
90th Percentile £538 £563 £565
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +14.09% -0.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
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 £38.75 £14.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +176.79% -32.12% +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 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) SOLID
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) C#
4 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) OOP
5 8 (66.67%) .NET
5 8 (66.67%) BDD
5 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (58.33%) REST
6 7 (58.33%) Web Development
6 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
7 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (41.67%) NServiceBus
8 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (16.67%) Electronics
10 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 2 (16.67%) Scrum
10 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
10 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (16.67%) Web Services

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 5 (41.67%) NServiceBus
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Technical Leader
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (25.00%) WCF Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (16.67%) HTML Developer
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Lead Web Developer
6 2 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (58.33%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Fluent NHibernate
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) SOLID
3 10 (83.33%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) OOP
5 8 (66.67%) BDD
6 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (58.33%) Web Development
7 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (16.67%) API Design
8 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Kanban
8 2 (16.67%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
8 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP