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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 136 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Contract jobs citing WCF 24 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 1.97% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 6.64% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 114 63
Median daily rate £445 £469 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -1.04%
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
1168 1731 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.12% 29.64% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1398 1347
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, 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 62 (86.11%) .NET
2 60 (83.33%) C#
3 39 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 34 (47.22%) MVC
5 32 (44.44%) TDD
5 32 (44.44%) SQL
6 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 26 (36.11%) WPF
9 18 (25.00%) Finance
9 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
11 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 15 (20.83%) Web Services
12 15 (20.83%) Windows
12 15 (20.83%) HTML
12 15 (20.83%) Banking
12 15 (20.83%) Scrum
12 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
13 13 (18.06%) Multithreading
13 13 (18.06%) NUnit
13 13 (18.06%) CSS
14 12 (16.67%) OO
14 12 (16.67%) Front Office
14 12 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 11 (15.28%) Entity Framework
15 11 (15.28%) BDD
15 11 (15.28%) JavaScript

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 5 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (6.94%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Boomi
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) DNS
2 1 (1.39%) Extranet
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) HBase
6 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) NUnit
2 12 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.50%) MSTest
4 7 (9.72%) Visual Studio
5 6 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 4 (5.56%) JIRA
6 4 (5.56%) MSBuild
7 3 (4.17%) CruiseControl
7 3 (4.17%) Subversion
8 2 (2.78%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (2.78%) Selenium
8 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.39%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.39%) QUnit
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Banking
3 12 (16.67%) Front Office
4 8 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 38 (52.78%) C# Developer
3 26 (36.11%) .NET Developer
4 19 (26.39%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (15.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Agile Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (8.33%) WPF Developer
10 5 (6.94%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.56%) C# WCF Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
11 4 (5.56%) WCF Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Angular Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior WPF Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (86.11%) .NET
2 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 26 (36.11%) WPF
4 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (23.61%) .NET Framework
5 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 15 (20.83%) HTML
6 15 (20.83%) Web Services
7 13 (18.06%) CSS
8 11 (15.28%) Entity Framework
9 10 (13.89%) RESTful
9 10 (13.89%) XML
10 8 (11.11%) jQuery
11 7 (9.72%) SOAP
12 6 (8.33%) LINQ
13 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (6.94%) HTML5
14 4 (5.56%) JSON
14 4 (5.56%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.56%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.39%) Contactless
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) Equities
6 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.22%) MVC
2 32 (44.44%) TDD
3 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.83%) Scrum
5 13 (18.06%) Multithreading
6 12 (16.67%) OO
7 11 (15.28%) BDD
7 11 (15.28%) SOA
8 10 (13.89%) Front End Development
9 9 (12.50%) MVVM
9 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.94%) OOP
12 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.56%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.56%) OOD
12 4 (5.56%) SDLC
12 4 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (83.33%) C#
2 32 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.17%) C++
6 3 (4.17%) XAML
7 2 (2.78%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) Python
8 1 (1.39%) VB
8 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) CCNA
2 1 (1.39%) CCNP
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.39%) MCDST
2 1 (1.39%) MCITP
2 1 (1.39%) MCSA
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) MCTS
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) HL7
3 1 (1.39%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.17%) Sybase
4 2 (2.78%) DataSynapse
4 2 (2.78%) Murex
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
4 2 (2.78%) Twitter
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.39%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) NetSuite
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago