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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 99 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing WCF 44 113 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.43% 2.23% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.56% 7.35% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 108 102
Average daily rate £513 £505 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
965 1537 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.29% 30.30% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 1245 1288
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -33.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (93.16%) C#
2 107 (91.45%) .NET
3 70 (59.83%) SQL
4 62 (52.99%) WPF
5 61 (52.14%) SQL Server
6 60 (51.28%) ASP.NET
7 58 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (45.30%) MVC
9 44 (37.61%) TDD
10 41 (35.04%) Multithreading
11 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (31.62%) Banking
13 35 (29.91%) Finance
14 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
15 32 (27.35%) .NET Framework
16 31 (26.50%) MVVM
17 30 (25.64%) T-SQL
18 29 (24.79%) Front Office
19 28 (23.93%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (21.37%) AngularJS
21 24 (20.51%) Investment Banking
22 23 (19.66%) CSS
23 22 (18.80%) Windows
23 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
23 22 (18.80%) Entity Framework
23 22 (18.80%) LINQ
24 21 (17.95%) HTML
24 21 (17.95%) NUnit
25 19 (16.24%) jQuery
25 19 (16.24%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (6.84%) IIS
2 3 (2.56%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.71%) CMS
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) AMQP
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) Extranet
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (52.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.27%) Big Data
7 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.56%) HBase
10 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (23.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (17.95%) NUnit
3 15 (12.82%) Jasmine
3 15 (12.82%) NSubstitute
4 12 (10.26%) Visual Studio
5 11 (9.40%) TeamCity
6 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.55%) NCrunch
6 10 (8.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (8.55%) Selenium
7 8 (6.84%) SpecFlow
8 7 (5.98%) Subversion
9 5 (4.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (4.27%) MSBuild
10 4 (3.42%) MSTest
11 3 (2.56%) ProC
12 2 (1.71%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.71%) JIRA
13 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.85%) FitNesse
General
1 37 (31.62%) Banking
2 35 (29.91%) Finance
3 29 (24.79%) Front Office
4 24 (20.51%) Investment Banking
5 13 (11.11%) Back Office
6 4 (3.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (87.18%) Developer
2 72 (61.54%) C# Developer
3 41 (35.04%) .NET Developer
4 32 (27.35%) Senior Developer
5 25 (21.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (14.53%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (12.82%) WPF Developer
8 14 (11.97%) C# WPF Developer
8 14 (11.97%) Front Office Developer
8 14 (11.97%) SQL Developer
9 13 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (9.40%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 10 (8.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (8.55%) Web Developer
13 8 (6.84%) .NET Designer
13 8 (6.84%) Designer
13 8 (6.84%) Senior Designer
13 8 (6.84%) Senior UI Designer
13 8 (6.84%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (91.45%) .NET
2 62 (52.99%) WPF
3 60 (51.28%) ASP.NET
4 38 (32.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (27.35%) .NET Framework
6 25 (21.37%) AngularJS
7 23 (19.66%) CSS
8 22 (18.80%) Entity Framework
8 22 (18.80%) LINQ
9 21 (17.95%) HTML
10 19 (16.24%) jQuery
11 17 (14.53%) HTML5
12 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (12.82%) CSS3
13 13 (11.11%) Kendo UI
13 13 (11.11%) Web Services
13 13 (11.11%) WinForms
14 12 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (8.55%) Ajax
15 10 (8.55%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) User Experience
2 7 (5.98%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.13%) Clustering
4 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.42%) Derivative
5 4 (3.42%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.42%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.56%) Replication
7 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.71%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) Equities
8 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.71%) Linux
2 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (45.30%) MVC
3 44 (37.61%) TDD
4 41 (35.04%) Multithreading
5 31 (26.50%) MVVM
6 19 (16.24%) BDD
6 19 (16.24%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.97%) Risk Management
8 12 (10.26%) Pair Programming
9 11 (9.40%) SDLC
10 9 (7.69%) OO
10 9 (7.69%) Scrum
10 9 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.84%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 8 (6.84%) SOLID
11 8 (6.84%) User Stories
12 7 (5.98%) Web Development
13 6 (5.13%) Greeks
13 6 (5.13%) Logistics
13 6 (5.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 109 (93.16%) C#
2 70 (59.83%) SQL
3 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
4 30 (25.64%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.84%) XAML
7 4 (3.42%) C++
7 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.56%) C
8 3 (2.56%) Java
9 2 (1.71%) VB
9 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.85%) VBA
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) CCNA
3 1 (0.85%) CCNP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.85%) MCDST
3 1 (0.85%) MCITP
3 1 (0.85%) MCPD
3 1 (0.85%) MCSA
3 1 (0.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) MCTS
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) HL7
1 1 (0.85%) MiFID
1 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 2 (1.71%) Google
3 2 (1.71%) HP
3 2 (1.71%) Infragistics
3 2 (1.71%) Twitter
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.85%) Facebook
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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