The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 188 145 87
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -58
Contract jobs citing WCF 277 372 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.58% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 5.10% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 291 447
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -3.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.17 - £185.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -28.57%
WCF
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in London

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the London region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in London

WCF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in London

WCF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the London region.

WCF Hourly Rate Trend in London

WCF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 98 £447 -10.55% 23
New Malden - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £350 - 2
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 598 (90.33%) C#
2 562 (84.89%) .NET
3 398 (60.12%) SQL Server
4 317 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
5 279 (42.15%) ASP.NET
6 276 (41.69%) SQL
7 229 (34.59%) TDD
7 229 (34.59%) WPF
8 222 (33.53%) MVC
9 219 (33.08%) .NET Framework
10 209 (31.57%) Web Services
11 192 (29.00%) JavaScript
12 175 (26.44%) Microsoft
13 174 (26.28%) Finance
14 143 (21.60%) HTML
15 140 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
16 134 (20.24%) XML
16 134 (20.24%) CSS
17 130 (19.64%) jQuery
18 129 (19.49%) Entity Framework
19 126 (19.03%) Banking
20 122 (18.43%) Unit Testing
21 115 (17.37%) OO
22 110 (16.62%) LINQ
23 104 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
24 103 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
24 103 (15.56%) Front Office
25 96 (14.50%) Scrum
26 88 (13.29%) ASP.NET Web API
27 86 (12.99%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 69 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
2 59 (8.91%) IIS
3 39 (5.89%) CMS
4 31 (4.68%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.17%) Node.js
6 19 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (2.57%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.81%) Kentico
9 12 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.21%) MQSeries
12 7 (1.06%) Confluence
13 6 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.76%) Immediacy CMS
14 5 (0.76%) JBoss
14 5 (0.76%) Apache
15 4 (0.60%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 63 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 31 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.91%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.51%) Office 365
3 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) SaaS
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
4 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.08%) HTTP
2 9 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.21%) FTP
4 7 (1.06%) DNS
5 5 (0.76%) SSL
5 5 (0.76%) Internet
6 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.45%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.45%) LDAP
7 3 (0.45%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.30%) AMQP
9 1 (0.15%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) SMTP
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
9 1 (0.15%) 802.15
9 1 (0.15%) DSL
9 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (60.12%) SQL Server
2 104 (15.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 33 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 28 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.08%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 17 (2.57%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.06%) MySQL
13 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.76%) KDB
14 5 (0.76%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.60%) Redis
15 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 86 (12.99%) Visual Studio
3 52 (7.85%) NUnit
4 46 (6.95%) TeamCity
5 44 (6.65%) Subversion
6 27 (4.08%) JIRA
7 25 (3.78%) Git (software)
8 23 (3.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 23 (3.47%) MSBuild
9 14 (2.11%) SpecFlow
9 14 (2.11%) Moq
10 13 (1.96%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.81%) MSTest
12 10 (1.51%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.06%) MSI
14 6 (0.91%) ProC
14 6 (0.91%) Selenium
15 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.76%) Rational Rose
15 5 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 174 (26.28%) Finance
2 126 (19.03%) Banking
3 103 (15.56%) Front Office
4 77 (11.63%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.32%) Back Office
6 15 (2.27%) Legal
7 12 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.66%) Retail
9 7 (1.06%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.91%) Advertising
11 5 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.76%) Marketing
12 3 (0.45%) Law
12 3 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 561 (84.74%) Developer
2 263 (39.73%) C# Developer
3 225 (33.99%) .NET Developer
4 93 (14.05%) Senior Developer
5 92 (13.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (6.65%) Senior C# Developer
7 31 (4.68%) Web Developer
7 31 (4.68%) BizTalk Developer
8 30 (4.53%) Analyst
8 30 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 26 (3.93%) Architect
10 25 (3.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (3.78%) Agile .NET Developer
11 24 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (3.32%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.87%) WPF Developer
14 16 (2.42%) C++/C# Developer
14 16 (2.42%) C++ Developer
15 15 (2.27%) UI Developer
15 15 (2.27%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (84.89%) .NET
2 279 (42.15%) ASP.NET
3 229 (34.59%) WPF
4 219 (33.08%) .NET Framework
5 209 (31.57%) Web Services
6 143 (21.60%) HTML
7 140 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 134 (20.24%) XML
8 134 (20.24%) CSS
9 130 (19.64%) jQuery
10 129 (19.49%) Entity Framework
11 110 (16.62%) LINQ
12 88 (13.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (12.39%) WinForms
14 77 (11.63%) SOAP
15 67 (10.12%) HTML5
16 58 (8.76%) RESTful
17 55 (8.31%) AngularJS
18 45 (6.80%) REST
19 42 (6.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (7.55%) Derivative
3 48 (7.25%) Fixed Income
4 40 (6.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (4.83%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.17%) N-Tier
7 20 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.87%) Inversion of Control
9 17 (2.57%) Equity Derivative
10 16 (2.42%) Equities
11 15 (2.27%) Credit Risk
12 12 (1.81%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.51%) Market Risk
13 10 (1.51%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.36%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.21%) Grid Computing
16 7 (1.06%) RIA
16 7 (1.06%) Mobile App
17 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 80 (12.08%) Windows
2 10 (1.51%) Linux
3 9 (1.36%) UNIX
4 6 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.76%) Android
6 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.45%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (34.59%) TDD
3 222 (33.53%) MVC
4 122 (18.43%) Unit Testing
5 115 (17.37%) OO
6 96 (14.50%) Scrum
7 81 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (12.08%) BDD
9 68 (10.27%) SOA
10 67 (10.12%) Multithreading
11 63 (9.52%) SDLC
12 58 (8.76%) MVVM
13 53 (8.01%) CRM
14 46 (6.95%) OOD
15 37 (5.59%) E-Commerce
16 34 (5.14%) Web Development
17 30 (4.53%) OOP
18 27 (4.08%) Release Management
18 27 (4.08%) Software Engineering
18 27 (4.08%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 598 (90.33%) C#
2 276 (41.69%) SQL
3 192 (29.00%) JavaScript
4 86 (12.99%) T-SQL
5 39 (5.89%) VB.NET
6 36 (5.44%) Java
7 34 (5.14%) C++
8 27 (4.08%) VB
9 17 (2.57%) VB6
10 15 (2.27%) XAML
11 14 (2.11%) Ruby
11 14 (2.11%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.96%) VBA
13 8 (1.21%) Python
13 8 (1.21%) C
13 8 (1.21%) PHP
13 8 (1.21%) XPath
14 7 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.76%) Erlang
15 5 (0.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 41 (6.19%) Degree
2 27 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.76%) HND
7 3 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.30%) MCPD
8 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) MCTS
8 2 (0.30%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) CFA
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.15%) MCAD
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.96%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.15%) EMIR
3 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.45%) vSphere
3 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (1.66%) Control-M
2 5 (0.76%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.30%) logstash
4 2 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 175 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.21%) Oracle
3 28 (4.23%) DevExpress
4 25 (3.78%) Sitecore
5 20 (3.02%) IBM
6 18 (2.72%) Infragistics
7 14 (2.11%) Sybase
8 13 (1.96%) EPiServer
9 10 (1.51%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.36%) Solace
11 7 (1.06%) DataSynapse
12 6 (0.91%) Perforce
12 6 (0.91%) VMware
12 6 (0.91%) Adobe
12 6 (0.91%) Citrix
12 6 (0.91%) Facebook
13 4 (0.60%) HP
13 4 (0.60%) Ektron
14 3 (0.45%) F5
14 3 (0.45%) Barracuda Networks
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