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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 98 112 74
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs citing WCF 104 93 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.92% 1.56% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 5.22% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 71 151
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +3.84%
WCF
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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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.

1 191 (94.09%) C#
2 164 (80.79%) .NET
3 115 (56.65%) SQL Server
4 106 (52.22%) SQL
5 94 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 78 (38.42%) WPF
8 76 (37.44%) TDD
9 69 (33.99%) .NET Framework
10 67 (33.00%) MVC
11 58 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 56 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (26.60%) Finance
14 53 (26.11%) Web Services
14 53 (26.11%) Entity Framework
15 42 (20.69%) LINQ
16 41 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (20.20%) OO
17 40 (19.70%) HTML
18 39 (19.21%) Front Office
19 37 (18.23%) Multithreading
20 34 (16.75%) Unit Testing
20 34 (16.75%) Scrum
21 33 (16.26%) jQuery
22 31 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
22 31 (15.27%) Banking
23 30 (14.78%) RESTful
23 30 (14.78%) WinForms
23 30 (14.78%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 26 (12.81%) CMS
2 21 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
2 21 (10.34%) Umbraco
3 19 (9.36%) Kentico
3 19 (9.36%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.46%) Node.js
6 4 (1.97%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.48%) IIS
7 3 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.99%) JBoss
8 2 (0.99%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) DNN
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (9.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.46%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.48%) Internet
1 3 (1.48%) HTTP
2 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
2 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.99%) FTP
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (56.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.46%) MS Access
6 5 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.48%) KDB
8 3 (1.48%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.49%) SQLite
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 31 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.90%) NUnit
4 10 (4.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (4.93%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.94%) JIRA
6 7 (3.45%) Subversion
6 7 (3.45%) Moq
7 6 (2.96%) MSTest
8 5 (2.46%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.97%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.97%) Maven
10 3 (1.48%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.99%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.99%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.99%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.49%) ProC
12 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (26.60%) Finance
2 39 (19.21%) Front Office
3 31 (15.27%) Banking
4 11 (5.42%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.96%) Advertising
7 5 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.48%) Legal
10 2 (0.99%) Billing
10 2 (0.99%) Back Office
11 1 (0.49%) Electronics
11 1 (0.49%) Retail
11 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 169 (83.25%) Developer
2 77 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 60 (29.56%) .NET Developer
4 56 (27.59%) Senior Developer
5 31 (15.27%) Senior C# Developer
6 25 (12.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (7.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (6.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.40%) Architect
9 11 (5.42%) CRM Developer
10 10 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.94%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.45%) SQL Developer
14 6 (2.96%) Umbraco Developer
14 6 (2.96%) Java Developer
14 6 (2.96%) Front Office Developer
15 5 (2.46%) Applications Developer
15 5 (2.46%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (80.79%) .NET
2 87 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 78 (38.42%) WPF
4 69 (33.99%) .NET Framework
5 56 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (26.11%) Web Services
6 53 (26.11%) Entity Framework
7 42 (20.69%) LINQ
8 40 (19.70%) HTML
9 33 (16.26%) jQuery
10 30 (14.78%) RESTful
10 30 (14.78%) WinForms
10 30 (14.78%) XML
11 28 (13.79%) CSS
12 27 (13.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (11.82%) SOAP
14 21 (10.34%) Razor View Engine
15 17 (8.37%) HTML5
16 14 (6.90%) Ajax
17 13 (6.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.34%) Derivative
2 13 (6.40%) Fixed Income
3 11 (5.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (2.46%) Equities
5 5 (2.46%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.99%) User Experience
8 2 (0.99%) Statistics
8 2 (0.99%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.49%) DTV
9 1 (0.49%) EPoS
9 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) Open Source
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.81%) Windows
2 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
2 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
2 2 (0.99%) UNIX
2 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.49%) Android
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (37.44%) TDD
3 67 (33.00%) MVC
4 41 (20.20%) OO
5 37 (18.23%) Multithreading
6 34 (16.75%) Unit Testing
6 34 (16.75%) Scrum
7 28 (13.79%) BDD
8 27 (13.30%) SOA
9 25 (12.32%) CRM
9 25 (12.32%) Mentoring
10 23 (11.33%) E-Commerce
10 23 (11.33%) OOD
11 19 (9.36%) Pair Programming
12 18 (8.87%) MVVM
13 16 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (7.39%) Web Development
15 14 (6.90%) Low Latency
16 11 (5.42%) Workflow
17 10 (4.93%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 191 (94.09%) C#
2 106 (52.22%) SQL
3 58 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.40%) Java
6 12 (5.91%) VB
7 11 (5.42%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.94%) VB6
9 6 (2.96%) VBA
9 6 (2.96%) C++
10 5 (2.46%) PHP
11 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.97%) XAML
12 2 (0.99%) XPath
12 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.99%) VC++
12 2 (0.99%) VBScript
13 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.49%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.94%) Degree
2 8 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.99%) MCITP
5 1 (0.49%) MCAD
5 1 (0.49%) MCSD
5 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) vSphere
1 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
1 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.46%) Control-M
2 2 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 58 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.32%) Sitecore
3 18 (8.87%) EPiServer
4 16 (7.88%) DevExpress
5 8 (3.94%) Oracle
6 5 (2.46%) IBM
7 4 (1.97%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.48%) Syncfusion
9 2 (0.99%) Tableau
9 2 (0.99%) VMware
9 2 (0.99%) AppSense
9 2 (0.99%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.99%) HP
9 2 (0.99%) Citrix
9 2 (0.99%) Symantec
10 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.49%) Reuters
10 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.49%) SAP
10 1 (0.49%) Google
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