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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 104 111 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -33
Contract jobs citing WCF 96 94 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.78% 1.59% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.84% 5.30% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 72 138
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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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
1643 1775 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 30.09% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1312 1666
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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.

1 184 (92.00%) C#
2 165 (82.50%) .NET
3 125 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 106 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (48.00%) SQL
6 81 (40.50%) ASP.NET
6 81 (40.50%) TDD
7 72 (36.00%) WPF
8 67 (33.50%) Finance
9 66 (33.00%) .NET Framework
10 64 (32.00%) MVC
11 63 (31.50%) Web Services
12 53 (26.50%) Microsoft
13 51 (25.50%) JavaScript
14 50 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 46 (23.00%) Banking
16 43 (21.50%) HTML
17 40 (20.00%) Front Office
17 40 (20.00%) Entity Framework
18 39 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
19 38 (19.00%) Multithreading
19 38 (19.00%) LINQ
20 34 (17.00%) XML
20 34 (17.00%) OO
21 33 (16.50%) CSS
22 32 (16.00%) Scrum
23 31 (15.50%) T-SQL
24 30 (15.00%) jQuery
25 28 (14.00%) SOAP
25 28 (14.00%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 19 (9.50%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (9.00%) CMS
3 10 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 10 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (4.00%) Kentico
5 7 (3.50%) IIS
5 7 (3.50%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.50%) Node.js
7 3 (1.50%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.00%) JBoss
8 2 (1.00%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.00%) PaaS
3 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.00%) HTTP
1 4 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.00%) AMQP
3 1 (0.50%) SMTP
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (19.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.50%) NoSQL
5 10 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.00%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.00%) KDB
11 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) MySQL
12 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (7.00%) TeamCity
2 14 (7.00%) NUnit
3 12 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 11 (5.50%) Subversion
4 11 (5.50%) JIRA
5 8 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (3.50%) MSBuild
7 6 (3.00%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.50%) Moq
9 4 (2.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.00%) CruiseControl
10 3 (1.50%) Selenium
10 3 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.00%) WinDbg
11 2 (1.00%) ProC
11 2 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.00%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (33.50%) Finance
2 46 (23.00%) Banking
3 40 (20.00%) Front Office
4 17 (8.50%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.50%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.00%) Back Office
7 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 3 (1.50%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (85.50%) Developer
2 74 (37.00%) C# Developer
3 59 (29.50%) .NET Developer
4 51 (25.50%) Senior Developer
5 29 (14.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 22 (11.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (4.50%) Agile .NET Developer
8 9 (4.50%) Web Developer
8 9 (4.50%) CRM Developer
9 8 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (3.50%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.00%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.00%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.50%) Architect
12 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.00%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (2.00%) Analyst
13 4 (2.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (82.50%) .NET
2 81 (40.50%) ASP.NET
3 72 (36.00%) WPF
4 66 (33.00%) .NET Framework
5 63 (31.50%) Web Services
6 50 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (21.50%) HTML
8 40 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 38 (19.00%) LINQ
10 34 (17.00%) XML
11 33 (16.50%) CSS
12 30 (15.00%) jQuery
13 28 (14.00%) SOAP
14 27 (13.50%) WinForms
14 27 (13.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (13.00%) AngularJS
16 23 (11.50%) HTML5
17 20 (10.00%) REST
18 14 (7.00%) Razor View Engine
18 14 (7.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.50%) Derivative
2 9 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.50%) Equities
4 7 (3.50%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.00%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.00%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.50%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.00%) NHS
9 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.50%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.00%) Linux
3 2 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (40.50%) TDD
3 64 (32.00%) MVC
4 38 (19.00%) Multithreading
5 34 (17.00%) OO
6 32 (16.00%) Scrum
7 28 (14.00%) BDD
8 26 (13.00%) Unit Testing
9 25 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (12.00%) SOA
11 19 (9.50%) MVVM
12 17 (8.50%) OOD
12 17 (8.50%) CRM
13 15 (7.50%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.50%) E-Commerce
14 13 (6.50%) Pair Programming
15 12 (6.00%) Memory Management
16 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (5.00%) OOP
18 9 (4.50%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 184 (92.00%) C#
2 96 (48.00%) SQL
3 51 (25.50%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.50%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.00%) VB
7 8 (4.00%) C++
7 8 (4.00%) Java
8 6 (3.00%) XAML
9 5 (2.50%) VB6
9 5 (2.50%) XPath
10 4 (2.00%) PHP
10 4 (2.00%) VBA
11 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.00%) VC++
12 2 (1.00%) Python
12 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.00%) VBScript
13 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.00%) Degree
3 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.00%) MCPD
5 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) MCAD
6 1 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.50%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 53 (26.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.50%) Oracle
3 13 (6.50%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.00%) DevExpress
4 8 (4.00%) IBM
4 8 (4.00%) EPiServer
5 4 (2.00%) HP
6 2 (1.00%) Citrix
6 2 (1.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.00%) Symantec
6 2 (1.00%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.00%) Ektron
6 2 (1.00%) Sybase
6 2 (1.00%) VMware
6 2 (1.00%) AppSense
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Perforce
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £620 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago