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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 130 104 118
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing WCF 34 99 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 1.82% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 6.21% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 98 70
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -43.58%
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
1153 1594 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.08% 29.25% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1289 1378
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 73 (87.95%) C#
1 73 (87.95%) .NET
2 47 (56.63%) SQL Server
3 42 (50.60%) SQL
4 41 (49.40%) MVC
5 38 (45.78%) TDD
5 38 (45.78%) WPF
6 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET
7 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (31.33%) .NET Framework
8 26 (31.33%) Multithreading
8 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (26.51%) Finance
10 21 (25.30%) NUnit
11 20 (24.10%) Banking
11 20 (24.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (24.10%) AngularJS
12 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
13 18 (21.69%) Windows
13 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
13 18 (21.69%) Entity Framework
14 17 (20.48%) MVVM
15 16 (19.28%) Front Office
15 16 (19.28%) Scrum
15 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
15 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (18.07%) BDD
16 15 (18.07%) HTML
17 14 (16.87%) CSS
17 14 (16.87%) OO

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 6 (7.23%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.41%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Boomi
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) Extranet
1 1 (1.20%) Firewall
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) Intranet
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (56.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) HBase
7 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.20%) DB2
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (25.30%) NUnit
2 20 (24.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
4 10 (12.05%) MSTest
5 9 (10.84%) Jasmine
6 8 (9.64%) NSubstitute
7 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.43%) Selenium
7 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
7 7 (8.43%) TeamCity
8 6 (7.23%) MSBuild
8 6 (7.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (6.02%) NCrunch
10 4 (4.82%) CruiseControl
10 4 (4.82%) JIRA
10 4 (4.82%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (3.61%) FitNesse
12 2 (2.41%) Subversion
13 1 (1.20%) JUnit
13 1 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 20 (24.10%) Banking
3 16 (19.28%) Front Office
4 12 (14.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (85.54%) Developer
2 46 (55.42%) C# Developer
3 29 (34.94%) Senior Developer
4 27 (32.53%) .NET Developer
5 17 (20.48%) Senior C# Developer
6 11 (13.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (12.05%) WPF Developer
8 9 (10.84%) C# WPF Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Agile Developer
9 6 (7.23%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 6 (7.23%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.82%) C# WCF Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Designer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior WPF Developer
11 4 (4.82%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (87.95%) .NET
2 38 (45.78%) WPF
3 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET
4 26 (31.33%) .NET Framework
4 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (24.10%) AngularJS
6 18 (21.69%) Entity Framework
7 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (18.07%) HTML
9 14 (16.87%) CSS
10 13 (15.66%) jQuery
10 13 (15.66%) LINQ
11 11 (13.25%) Web Services
12 9 (10.84%) HTML5
13 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (8.43%) JSON
13 7 (8.43%) Kendo UI
13 7 (8.43%) RESTful
13 7 (8.43%) SOAP
13 7 (8.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Clustering
4 4 (4.82%) User Experience
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.61%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.41%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.20%) Contactless
7 1 (1.20%) Derivative
7 1 (1.20%) Equities
7 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) MVC
2 38 (45.78%) TDD
3 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (31.33%) Multithreading
5 17 (20.48%) MVVM
6 16 (19.28%) Scrum
7 15 (18.07%) BDD
8 14 (16.87%) OO
9 11 (13.25%) SOA
10 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.84%) Front End Development
11 9 (10.84%) Pair Programming
12 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.43%) OOP
14 6 (7.23%) Data Modelling
15 5 (6.02%) SDLC
15 5 (6.02%) Web Development
16 4 (4.82%) Integration Testing
16 4 (4.82%) SOLID
16 4 (4.82%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 73 (87.95%) C#
2 42 (50.60%) SQL
3 19 (22.89%) T-SQL
4 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.02%) XAML
7 3 (3.61%) C++
7 3 (3.61%) Java
8 2 (2.41%) C
8 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) Korn
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) CCNA
2 1 (1.20%) CCNP
2 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.20%) MCDST
2 1 (1.20%) MCITP
2 1 (1.20%) MCSA
2 1 (1.20%) MCSE
2 1 (1.20%) MCTS
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) HL7
3 1 (1.20%) MiFID
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
1 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.61%) Sybase
3 3 (3.61%) Twitter
4 2 (2.41%) DataSynapse
4 2 (2.41%) Murex
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.20%) Dell
5 1 (1.20%) NetSuite
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