The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 104 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 96 188 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.63% 2.65% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 8.88% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 148 155
Average daily rate
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£520 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1726 2117 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.34% 29.79% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1636 1682
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
WCF
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

1 186 (95.38%) C#
2 156 (80.00%) .NET
3 108 (55.38%) SQL Server
4 83 (42.56%) ASP.NET
5 67 (34.36%) MVC
5 67 (34.36%) SQL
6 66 (33.85%) WPF
7 59 (30.26%) JavaScript
8 57 (29.23%) Banking
9 54 (27.69%) .NET Framework
10 50 (25.64%) HTML
10 50 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (24.62%) CSS
11 48 (24.62%) Finance
11 48 (24.62%) TDD
12 47 (24.10%) Microsoft
13 45 (23.08%) Front Office
14 43 (22.05%) Multithreading
15 40 (20.51%) jQuery
15 40 (20.51%) Web Services
16 35 (17.95%) XML
17 34 (17.44%) OO
17 34 (17.44%) LINQ
18 33 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
19 32 (16.41%) Windows
20 30 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
21 29 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 28 (14.36%) Visual Studio
22 28 (14.36%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.64%) IIS
3 8 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.56%) CMS
5 4 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.51%) GemFire
7 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.51%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) ReMetrica
2 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.51%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.10%) SaaS
3 5 (2.56%) PaaS
3 5 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) AMQP
2 1 (0.51%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) LDAP
2 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (55.38%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (14.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.05%) DTS
9 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.54%) QlikView
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.03%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.03%) MS Access
11 2 (1.03%) SQLite
12 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.51%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 33 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (14.36%) Visual Studio
3 26 (13.33%) NUnit
4 10 (5.13%) JIRA
5 8 (4.10%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.56%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.56%) Subversion
6 5 (2.56%) Bugzilla
7 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (2.05%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.05%) Moq
8 3 (1.54%) NCover
8 3 (1.54%) MSTest
9 2 (1.03%) Maven
9 2 (1.03%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.03%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.03%) NSubstitute
General
1 57 (29.23%) Banking
2 48 (24.62%) Finance
3 45 (23.08%) Front Office
4 12 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.10%) Retail
6 5 (2.56%) Advertising
7 4 (2.05%) Back Office
8 3 (1.54%) Marketing
9 2 (1.03%) Legal
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 169 (86.67%) Developer
2 74 (37.95%) C# Developer
3 68 (34.87%) .NET Developer
4 36 (18.46%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (7.18%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.59%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (3.08%) BizTalk Developer
12 5 (2.56%) Designer
12 5 (2.56%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 5 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.56%) Technical Leader
13 4 (2.05%) Programmer
13 4 (2.05%) .NET Designer
13 4 (2.05%) Silverlight Developer
14 3 (1.54%) C# Programmer
14 3 (1.54%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (80.00%) .NET
2 83 (42.56%) ASP.NET
3 66 (33.85%) WPF
4 54 (27.69%) .NET Framework
5 50 (25.64%) HTML
5 50 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (24.62%) CSS
7 40 (20.51%) jQuery
7 40 (20.51%) Web Services
8 35 (17.95%) XML
9 34 (17.44%) LINQ
10 24 (12.31%) Ajax
10 24 (12.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (11.79%) REST
12 21 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (7.18%) WinForms
14 14 (7.18%) Middleware
15 13 (6.67%) HTML5
16 12 (6.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.31%) Derivative
2 22 (11.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (8.72%) Fixed Income
4 13 (6.67%) Grid Computing
5 6 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.56%) Equities
7 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.05%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.54%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.54%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.54%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.03%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.41%) Windows
2 5 (2.56%) UNIX
3 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (34.36%) MVC
2 48 (24.62%) TDD
3 43 (22.05%) Multithreading
4 34 (17.44%) OO
5 29 (14.87%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (14.36%) Scrum
7 18 (9.23%) SOA
7 18 (9.23%) BDD
8 16 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.21%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.21%) MVVM
9 14 (7.18%) OOD
10 11 (5.64%) E-Commerce
11 10 (5.13%) CRM
11 10 (5.13%) Refactoring
12 9 (4.62%) Greeks
12 9 (4.62%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.62%) OOP
13 8 (4.10%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 186 (95.38%) C#
2 67 (34.36%) SQL
3 59 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 26 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.62%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.10%) C++
7 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.56%) VB
8 4 (2.05%) XAML
8 4 (2.05%) VBA
8 4 (2.05%) Java
9 3 (1.54%) VB6
10 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) PHP5
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (7.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.03%) MCP
3 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) MCPD
4 1 (0.51%) MCITP
4 1 (0.51%) CFA
4 1 (0.51%) MCAD
4 1 (0.51%) MCSD
4 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.74%) Oracle
3 7 (3.59%) DevExpress
4 5 (2.56%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.56%) IBM
5 4 (2.05%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.05%) Sybase
6 3 (1.54%) DataSynapse
7 2 (1.03%) Informatica
7 2 (1.03%) CODA
7 2 (1.03%) Infragistics
7 2 (1.03%) Syncfusion
7 2 (1.03%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.51%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.51%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.51%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.51%) Telerik
8 1 (0.51%) Altiris
8 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £425 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £565 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £399 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago