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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
London / City of London
Rank 107 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing WCF 46 48 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 1.51% 2.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 4.78% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 102
Median daily rate £421 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.80% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £393 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
1035 1005 1574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.19% 31.57% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 852 1269
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 79 (94.05%) C#
2 62 (73.81%) SQL Server
3 57 (67.86%) .NET
4 55 (65.48%) TDD
5 50 (59.52%) SQL
6 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
7 40 (47.62%) Scrum
7 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 34 (40.48%) Windows
10 33 (39.29%) Finance
11 29 (34.52%) HTML
12 27 (32.14%) Web Services
13 25 (29.76%) .NET Framework
14 24 (28.57%) T-SQL
15 23 (27.38%) RESTful
16 22 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
16 22 (26.19%) MVC
16 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (26.19%) WPF
17 21 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
17 21 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (23.81%) Entity Framework
19 18 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
19 18 (21.43%) IIS
19 18 (21.43%) CRM
19 18 (21.43%) JIRA
19 18 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 18 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
1 18 (21.43%) IIS
2 17 (20.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (19.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 35 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.05%) IaaS
2 16 (19.05%) PaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.38%) Power BI
9 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (21.43%) JIRA
3 17 (20.24%) NUnit
4 16 (19.05%) MSTest
5 9 (10.71%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.76%) Selenium
6 4 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.57%) Moq
7 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.38%) Subversion
9 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (39.29%) Finance
2 17 (20.24%) Banking
3 7 (8.33%) Back Office
4 4 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.38%) Front Office
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (85.71%) Developer
2 44 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 19 (22.62%) .NET Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Senior Developer
5 16 (19.05%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 15 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (17.86%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (11.90%) SQL Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
9 6 (7.14%) WPF Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Agile Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.95%) C# WCF Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) WCF Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (67.86%) .NET
2 29 (34.52%) HTML
3 27 (32.14%) Web Services
4 25 (29.76%) .NET Framework
5 23 (27.38%) RESTful
6 22 (26.19%) WPF
7 21 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 20 (23.81%) Entity Framework
9 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (20.24%) CSS
11 13 (15.48%) HTML5
11 13 (15.48%) jQuery
12 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
12 12 (14.29%) REST
13 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (11.90%) LINQ
15 8 (9.52%) Ajax
15 8 (9.52%) XML
16 7 (8.33%) SOAP
16 7 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) Derivative
3 2 (2.38%) Equities
3 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.38%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.38%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (65.48%) TDD
2 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.62%) Scrum
3 22 (26.19%) MVC
4 21 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (21.43%) CRM
5 18 (21.43%) Logistics
6 16 (19.05%) ERP
6 16 (19.05%) SOA
7 15 (17.86%) OOP
8 14 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 14 (16.67%) MVVM
8 14 (16.67%) OO
9 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
9 10 (11.90%) Unit Testing
10 8 (9.52%) BDD
10 8 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.95%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) C#
2 50 (59.52%) SQL
3 24 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 22 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.19%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Infragistics
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
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