The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 107 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing WCF 93 193 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 2.62% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 8.76% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 151 155
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £330 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-14.63% +13.88%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the City of London region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the City of London region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 175 (92.59%) C#
2 147 (77.78%) .NET
3 106 (56.08%) SQL Server
4 80 (42.33%) ASP.NET
5 74 (39.15%) SQL
6 66 (34.92%) MVC
7 63 (33.33%) WPF
8 55 (29.10%) .NET Framework
9 53 (28.04%) JavaScript
10 51 (26.98%) Banking
11 49 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 49 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (25.40%) Finance
12 48 (25.40%) HTML
12 48 (25.40%) TDD
13 45 (23.81%) CSS
14 43 (22.75%) Web Services
15 41 (21.69%) Front Office
15 41 (21.69%) jQuery
16 38 (20.11%) XML
17 35 (18.52%) Multithreading
18 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 33 (17.46%) Windows
18 33 (17.46%) OO
19 32 (16.93%) LINQ
20 31 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (16.40%) Visual Studio
20 31 (16.40%) T-SQL
21 30 (15.87%) Scrum
21 30 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.29%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (5.29%) IIS
3 5 (2.65%) CMS
3 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.53%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.53%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.53%) GemFire
Applications
1 11 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.23%) SaaS
3 5 (2.65%) PaaS
3 5 (2.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) Intranet
1 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) SSL
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) SSH
2 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.53%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (56.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (15.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.12%) DTS
7 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.59%) QlikView
9 2 (1.06%) SQLite
9 2 (1.06%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.06%) MS Access
9 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.53%) MySQL
10 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (16.40%) Visual Studio
2 30 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (11.64%) NUnit
4 11 (5.82%) JIRA
5 7 (3.70%) MSTest
6 5 (2.65%) Moq
6 5 (2.65%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.65%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.12%) Subversion
7 4 (2.12%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.59%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (1.59%) NCover
9 2 (1.06%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.06%) Maven
9 2 (1.06%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.06%) NSubstitute
General
1 51 (26.98%) Banking
2 48 (25.40%) Finance
3 41 (21.69%) Front Office
4 12 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.23%) Retail
6 6 (3.17%) Advertising
7 4 (2.12%) Back Office
8 3 (1.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (85.71%) Developer
2 68 (35.98%) .NET Developer
3 64 (33.86%) C# Developer
4 43 (22.75%) Senior Developer
5 18 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (6.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (3.17%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (2.65%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Designer
10 5 (2.65%) WPF Developer
10 5 (2.65%) C++ Developer
10 5 (2.65%) Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) Web Developer
11 4 (2.12%) Programmer
11 4 (2.12%) .NET Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (77.78%) .NET
2 80 (42.33%) ASP.NET
3 63 (33.33%) WPF
4 55 (29.10%) .NET Framework
5 49 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (25.40%) HTML
7 45 (23.81%) CSS
8 43 (22.75%) Web Services
9 41 (21.69%) jQuery
10 38 (20.11%) XML
11 32 (16.93%) LINQ
12 28 (14.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 23 (12.17%) REST
13 23 (12.17%) Ajax
14 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (8.99%) WinForms
16 15 (7.94%) HTML5
17 13 (6.88%) AngularJS
18 12 (6.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Derivative
2 14 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (6.88%) Fixed Income
4 10 (5.29%) Grid Computing
5 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.65%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.65%) Equities
6 5 (2.65%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.12%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.12%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.59%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.59%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.59%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.59%) Replication
9 2 (1.06%) W3C
9 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.46%) Windows
2 5 (2.65%) UNIX
3 3 (1.59%) Linux
3 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.92%) MVC
2 48 (25.40%) TDD
3 35 (18.52%) Multithreading
4 33 (17.46%) OO
5 31 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.87%) Scrum
7 21 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 17 (8.99%) BDD
9 16 (8.47%) SOA
10 14 (7.41%) OOD
10 14 (7.41%) MVVM
10 14 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.82%) CRM
11 11 (5.82%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.29%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.29%) Refactoring
13 9 (4.76%) OOP
14 8 (4.23%) Greeks
15 7 (3.70%) Web Development
15 7 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 175 (92.59%) C#
2 74 (39.15%) SQL
3 53 (28.04%) JavaScript
4 31 (16.40%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.82%) C++
6 10 (5.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.17%) VB
8 4 (2.12%) Java
8 4 (2.12%) VBA
9 3 (1.59%) XAML
9 3 (1.59%) VB6
9 3 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) VBScript
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) PHP5
11 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) MCITP
5 1 (0.53%) CFA
5 1 (0.53%) MCPD
5 1 (0.53%) MCP
5 1 (0.53%) MCAD
5 1 (0.53%) MCSD
5 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.53%) MCSE
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) Control-M
2 1 (0.53%) WMI
2 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 49 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.47%) Oracle
3 8 (4.23%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.65%) IBM
5 3 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.59%) Sybase
6 2 (1.06%) Informatica
6 2 (1.06%) CODA
6 2 (1.06%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.06%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.06%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.06%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.53%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.53%) Telerik
7 1 (0.53%) Altiris
7 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Murex
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