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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 138 108 121
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing WCF 34 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 1.76% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.85% 5.63% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 69 74
Median daily rate £445 £500 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £348 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
1193 1440 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.89% 31.24% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 1198 1343
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 September 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 September 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 54 (93.10%) .NET
2 53 (91.38%) C#
3 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
4 32 (55.17%) SQL
5 29 (50.00%) MVC
6 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET
7 22 (37.93%) HTML
7 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (37.93%) TDD
8 21 (36.21%) WPF
9 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (27.59%) RESTful
10 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (27.59%) MVVM
10 16 (27.59%) Finance
11 15 (25.86%) Web Services
11 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
12 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.41%) T-SQL
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
13 13 (22.41%) Banking
14 11 (18.97%) XML
14 11 (18.97%) CSS
14 11 (18.97%) Entity Framework
15 9 (15.52%) HTML5
15 9 (15.52%) BDD
15 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
15 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (15.52%) Windows

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 3 (5.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Boomi
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.72%) Power BI
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.79%) NUnit
3 7 (12.07%) MSTest
4 5 (8.62%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.62%) Subversion
5 3 (5.17%) MSBuild
5 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.45%) Moq
6 2 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) QUnit
7 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) Legal
4 7 (12.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.62%) Back Office
5 5 (8.62%) Front Office
6 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (89.66%) Developer
2 36 (62.07%) C# Developer
3 28 (48.28%) .NET Developer
4 19 (32.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (22.41%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (13.79%) Angular Developer
7 8 (13.79%) SQL Developer
8 7 (12.07%) .NET Applications Developer
8 7 (12.07%) Applications Developer
8 7 (12.07%) C# Application Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Agile Developer
9 5 (8.62%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 5 (8.62%) WCF Developer
10 4 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.90%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Silverlight Developer
10 4 (6.90%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (93.10%) .NET
2 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 22 (37.93%) HTML
4 21 (36.21%) WPF
5 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (27.59%) RESTful
7 15 (25.86%) AngularJS
7 15 (25.86%) Web Services
8 13 (22.41%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.97%) CSS
9 11 (18.97%) Entity Framework
9 11 (18.97%) XML
10 9 (15.52%) HTML5
11 8 (13.79%) jQuery
11 8 (13.79%) SOAP
12 7 (12.07%) Ajax
12 7 (12.07%) Node.js
13 5 (8.62%) MSMQ
13 5 (8.62%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.90%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Derivative
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) Swaptions
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Equities
6 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) MVC
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) TDD
3 16 (27.59%) MVVM
4 9 (15.52%) BDD
4 9 (15.52%) OO
5 8 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.07%) Information Security
6 7 (12.07%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) SOA
6 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.62%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.62%) SDLC
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 4 (6.90%) AOP
9 4 (6.90%) Logistics
9 4 (6.90%) OOD
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) C#
2 32 (55.17%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.90%) XAML
6 3 (5.17%) C++
7 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) Java
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) SAP
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.72%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.72%) Dell
3 1 (1.72%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.72%) Sybase
3 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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