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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 143 108 79
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -29
Contract jobs citing WCF 317 401 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 1.84% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 6.27% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 317 402
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
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
6240 6395 6135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.73% 29.28% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4576 4470
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 106 £500 +11.16% 45
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £398 +78.65% 2
Croydon -10 1 £325 -23.07% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 594 (88.39%) .NET
2 560 (83.33%) C#
3 350 (52.08%) SQL Server
4 331 (49.26%) SQL
5 313 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
6 309 (45.98%) ASP.NET
7 263 (39.14%) MVC
8 215 (31.99%) WPF
9 206 (30.65%) TDD
10 203 (30.21%) .NET Framework
11 201 (29.91%) Microsoft
12 196 (29.17%) JavaScript
13 173 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 171 (25.45%) HTML
15 146 (21.73%) Scrum
16 141 (20.98%) Web Services
17 139 (20.68%) Finance
18 132 (19.64%) CSS
19 126 (18.75%) Banking
20 123 (18.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 121 (18.01%) jQuery
22 114 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
23 113 (16.82%) OO
24 106 (15.77%) Front Office
25 102 (15.18%) Team Foundation Server
26 101 (15.03%) Multithreading
26 101 (15.03%) Windows
27 98 (14.58%) Visual Studio
28 89 (13.24%) T-SQL
29 87 (12.95%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 55 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 38 (5.65%) IIS
3 27 (4.02%) CMS
4 23 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (2.23%) Node.js
8 14 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
9 12 (1.79%) Umbraco
10 11 (1.64%) Confluence
10 11 (1.64%) Kentico
11 8 (1.19%) MQSeries
12 6 (0.89%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.60%) DNN
14 4 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 65 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.79%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 51 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
4 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.15%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.57%) PaaS
3 5 (0.74%) GitHub
4 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.93%) HTTP
2 9 (1.34%) Intranet
2 9 (1.34%) FTP
3 4 (0.60%) Extranet
4 3 (0.45%) LDAP
4 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.45%) DNS
4 3 (0.45%) SSL
4 3 (0.45%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.30%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.30%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.30%) NAS
5 2 (0.30%) VPN
5 2 (0.30%) DHCP
5 2 (0.30%) SAN
5 2 (0.30%) 802.15
5 2 (0.30%) Firewall
5 2 (0.30%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) Internet
6 1 (0.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 114 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (5.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (5.65%) Relational Database
7 29 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (1.93%) MS Access
11 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 10 (1.49%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.34%) MongoDB
13 9 (1.34%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.19%) DTS
15 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (0.89%) RavenDB
17 4 (0.60%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 102 (15.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 98 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 87 (12.95%) NUnit
4 29 (4.32%) MSTest
5 28 (4.17%) Moq
6 27 (4.02%) TeamCity
6 27 (4.02%) Subversion
7 24 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 23 (3.42%) JIRA
9 14 (2.08%) SpecFlow
10 13 (1.93%) MSI
11 12 (1.79%) MSBuild
11 12 (1.79%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.49%) Git (software)
12 10 (1.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 10 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.34%) ProC
14 8 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
14 8 (1.19%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 139 (20.68%) Finance
2 126 (18.75%) Banking
3 106 (15.77%) Front Office
4 66 (9.82%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.08%) Retail
6 11 (1.64%) Back Office
7 10 (1.49%) Advertising
8 8 (1.19%) Legal
9 6 (0.89%) Billing
9 6 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.60%) Marketing
10 4 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.45%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 542 (80.65%) Developer
2 237 (35.27%) C# Developer
3 235 (34.97%) .NET Developer
4 129 (19.20%) Senior Developer
5 77 (11.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 66 (9.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 46 (6.85%) Senior C# Developer
8 37 (5.51%) Architect
9 35 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (3.87%) CRM Developer
12 23 (3.42%) WPF Developer
12 23 (3.42%) SharePoint Developer
12 23 (3.42%) Web Developer
13 22 (3.27%) Software Developer
13 22 (3.27%) Agile .NET Developer
14 20 (2.98%) Analyst
15 15 (2.23%) Microsoft Developer
15 15 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 13 (1.93%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (88.39%) .NET
2 309 (45.98%) ASP.NET
3 215 (31.99%) WPF
4 203 (30.21%) .NET Framework
5 173 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 171 (25.45%) HTML
7 141 (20.98%) Web Services
8 132 (19.64%) CSS
9 123 (18.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 121 (18.01%) jQuery
11 85 (12.65%) XML
12 75 (11.16%) HTML5
13 69 (10.27%) LINQ
14 56 (8.33%) WinForms
15 55 (8.18%) Ajax
16 51 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 48 (7.14%) AngularJS
18 46 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
19 44 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.48%) Fixed Income
2 41 (6.10%) Derivative
3 36 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
3 36 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 35 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 17 (2.53%) Market Risk
7 16 (2.38%) Credit Risk
7 16 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
7 16 (2.38%) Equities
8 14 (2.08%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.93%) User Experience
10 12 (1.79%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.64%) Grid Computing
11 11 (1.64%) Open Source
12 9 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.04%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.03%) Windows
2 12 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (1.19%) Linux
4 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.89%) Windows Vista
5 6 (0.89%) Android
5 6 (0.89%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.74%) UNIX
7 3 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.30%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (39.14%) MVC
3 206 (30.65%) TDD
4 146 (21.73%) Scrum
5 113 (16.82%) OO
6 101 (15.03%) Multithreading
7 72 (10.71%) BDD
8 59 (8.78%) CRM
9 51 (7.59%) SOA
10 46 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (6.70%) Workflow
12 43 (6.40%) OOD
13 41 (6.10%) E-Commerce
14 39 (5.80%) MVVM
15 38 (5.65%) Unit Testing
16 30 (4.46%) Web Development
17 25 (3.72%) Dependency Injection
17 25 (3.72%) OOP
18 20 (2.98%) Mentoring
18 20 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 560 (83.33%) C#
2 331 (49.26%) SQL
3 196 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 89 (13.24%) T-SQL
5 45 (6.70%) PL/SQL
6 40 (5.95%) VB.NET
7 39 (5.80%) Java
8 31 (4.61%) C++
9 28 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.53%) VB
11 16 (2.38%) VBA
12 9 (1.34%) VB6
13 8 (1.19%) XAML
14 7 (1.04%) C
15 6 (0.89%) Python
16 5 (0.74%) F#
17 4 (0.60%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.60%) XPath
17 4 (0.60%) XQuery
17 4 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (8.18%) Degree
2 25 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.19%) MCITP
4 6 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.60%) MCSA
6 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.30%) CFA
6 2 (0.30%) CCNA
6 2 (0.30%) ISEB
6 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.30%) MCP
6 2 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) MCT
7 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.61%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.15%) EMIR
2 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Firmware
3 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.15%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (0.89%) Control-M
2 3 (0.45%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.30%) logstash
3 2 (0.30%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 201 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 65 (9.67%) Oracle
3 28 (4.17%) DevExpress
4 23 (3.42%) TIBCO
5 21 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 20 (2.98%) Infragistics
7 16 (2.38%) IBM
8 12 (1.79%) EPiServer
9 11 (1.64%) Sybase
10 6 (0.89%) Typemock
11 5 (0.74%) Telerik
11 5 (0.74%) Informatica
12 4 (0.60%) Nintex
12 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.45%) RedDot
13 3 (0.45%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.45%) Ektron
13 3 (0.45%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.45%) Syncfusion
13 3 (0.45%) Alterian
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
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Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Cyber Team
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IDPP
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