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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 131 139 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -40
Contract jobs citing WCF 365 342 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.65% 1.51% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 4.93% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 260 359
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
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 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.18 £102.50 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.36% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £56.50 £54.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £148.50 £170.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £40.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +3.84%
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WCF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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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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 +14 104 £475 - 40
Canary Wharf -6 5 £500 +21.21%
New Malden - 2 - -
Twickenham - 1 £295 -
Wembley - 1 £330 - 1
Croydon - 1 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 £295 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 596 (87.52%) C#
2 581 (85.32%) .NET
3 392 (57.56%) SQL Server
4 322 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
5 313 (45.96%) SQL
6 292 (42.88%) ASP.NET
7 235 (34.51%) .NET Framework
8 233 (34.21%) TDD
9 232 (34.07%) WPF
10 228 (33.48%) MVC
11 209 (30.69%) JavaScript
12 207 (30.40%) Web Services
13 187 (27.46%) Microsoft
14 167 (24.52%) Finance
15 150 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 147 (21.59%) Entity Framework
17 139 (20.41%) HTML
18 134 (19.68%) CSS
19 130 (19.09%) jQuery
20 124 (18.21%) XML
20 124 (18.21%) OO
21 117 (17.18%) Scrum
22 114 (16.74%) Banking
23 113 (16.59%) LINQ
24 105 (15.42%) SQL Server 2008
25 101 (14.83%) Team Foundation Server
25 101 (14.83%) Unit Testing
26 100 (14.68%) T-SQL
27 99 (14.54%) Visual Studio
28 98 (14.39%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (9.69%) BizTalk Server
2 48 (7.05%) IIS
3 45 (6.61%) CMS
4 32 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 30 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 25 (3.67%) Umbraco
7 23 (3.38%) Kentico
8 22 (3.23%) Node.js
9 13 (1.91%) WebSphere
10 12 (1.76%) MQSeries
10 12 (1.76%) Confluence
11 9 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.17%) Immediacy CMS
13 7 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.88%) Apache
15 5 (0.73%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.59%) Sitefinity
16 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.59%) DNN
Applications
1 61 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 52 (7.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.03%) Office 365
3 5 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.70%) HTTP
2 17 (2.50%) FTP
3 9 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.73%) SSL
5 4 (0.59%) 802.15
5 4 (0.59%) DNS
5 4 (0.59%) VPN
5 4 (0.59%) Internet
5 4 (0.59%) OpenVPN
5 4 (0.59%) ZigBee
5 4 (0.59%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.44%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.44%) LDAP
7 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (57.56%) SQL Server
2 105 (15.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (7.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 34 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (2.64%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.35%) NoSQL
9 16 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.06%) Oracle Database
11 12 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.76%) MS Access
12 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.88%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.88%) MySQL
13 6 (0.88%) SQLite
13 6 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 101 (14.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 99 (14.54%) Visual Studio
3 63 (9.25%) NUnit
4 38 (5.58%) TeamCity
5 35 (5.14%) Subversion
6 27 (3.96%) JIRA
7 25 (3.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 21 (3.08%) MSTest
9 20 (2.94%) Moq
10 19 (2.79%) Git (software)
11 12 (1.76%) MSI
12 11 (1.62%) MSBuild
12 11 (1.62%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.32%) SpecFlow
14 7 (1.03%) ProC
15 6 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.88%) Fiddler
16 5 (0.73%) Maven
16 5 (0.73%) Rational Rose
16 5 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
General
1 167 (24.52%) Finance
2 114 (16.74%) Banking
3 86 (12.63%) Front Office
4 69 (10.13%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.08%) Back Office
6 14 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.32%) Retail
8 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.17%) Advertising
9 7 (1.03%) Legal
10 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.88%) Billing
11 3 (0.44%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 557 (81.79%) Developer
2 251 (36.86%) C# Developer
3 223 (32.75%) .NET Developer
4 98 (14.39%) Senior Developer
5 93 (13.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (6.31%) Senior C# Developer
7 40 (5.87%) Architect
8 36 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
9 32 (4.70%) Analyst
10 30 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (4.26%) Web Developer
12 28 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (3.67%) BizTalk Developer
14 22 (3.23%) Software Developer
15 19 (2.79%) CRM Developer
15 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Developer
15 19 (2.79%) SQL Developer
16 18 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
16 18 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 18 (2.64%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (85.32%) .NET
2 292 (42.88%) ASP.NET
3 235 (34.51%) .NET Framework
4 232 (34.07%) WPF
5 207 (30.40%) Web Services
6 150 (22.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 147 (21.59%) Entity Framework
8 139 (20.41%) HTML
9 134 (19.68%) CSS
10 130 (19.09%) jQuery
11 124 (18.21%) XML
12 113 (16.59%) LINQ
13 81 (11.89%) WinForms
14 76 (11.16%) SOAP
15 73 (10.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 65 (9.54%) RESTful
17 56 (8.22%) HTML5
18 45 (6.61%) AngularJS
19 42 (6.17%) KnockoutJS
20 41 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.49%) Derivative
2 47 (6.90%) Fixed Income
3 41 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.14%) Hedge funds
5 28 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
7 22 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (2.50%) N-Tier
9 16 (2.35%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.20%) Equities
11 12 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.76%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.47%) Open Source
13 9 (1.32%) Credit Risk
14 8 (1.17%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.17%) User Experience
15 7 (1.03%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.88%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 98 (14.39%) Windows
2 11 (1.62%) Linux
3 10 (1.47%) Windows XP
4 9 (1.32%) UNIX
5 7 (1.03%) Android
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.88%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.59%) Windows CE
8 4 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.44%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (47.28%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (34.21%) TDD
3 228 (33.48%) MVC
4 124 (18.21%) OO
5 117 (17.18%) Scrum
6 101 (14.83%) Unit Testing
7 81 (11.89%) Multithreading
8 74 (10.87%) CRM
9 72 (10.57%) SOA
10 69 (10.13%) BDD
11 59 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (8.52%) OOD
13 49 (7.20%) MVVM
14 46 (6.75%) E-Commerce
15 34 (4.99%) Workflow
16 33 (4.85%) Web Development
17 31 (4.55%) Software Engineering
18 30 (4.41%) OOP
18 30 (4.41%) Mentoring
19 26 (3.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 596 (87.52%) C#
2 313 (45.96%) SQL
3 209 (30.69%) JavaScript
4 100 (14.68%) T-SQL
5 42 (6.17%) Java
6 39 (5.73%) VB.NET
7 34 (4.99%) C++
8 21 (3.08%) VB
9 14 (2.06%) VBA
10 13 (1.91%) XAML
11 12 (1.76%) VB6
11 12 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.62%) C
13 9 (1.32%) PHP
14 8 (1.17%) Ruby
15 7 (1.03%) Python
16 6 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.88%) F#
17 5 (0.73%) XPath
17 5 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (8.37%) Degree
2 22 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.62%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.03%) MCITP
7 5 (0.73%) HND
8 3 (0.44%) CISSP
9 2 (0.29%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) CFA
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) MCAD
10 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) SLA
3 2 (0.29%) EMIR
3 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) Firmware
2 3 (0.44%) vSphere
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.15%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 11 (1.62%) Control-M
2 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.29%) logstash
3 2 (0.29%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 187 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.52%) Oracle
3 38 (5.58%) Sitecore
4 37 (5.43%) DevExpress
5 22 (3.23%) EPiServer
6 21 (3.08%) IBM
7 18 (2.64%) Infragistics
8 17 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 9 (1.32%) Sybase
10 5 (0.73%) DataSynapse
10 5 (0.73%) Syncfusion
10 5 (0.73%) Adobe
10 5 (0.73%) VMware
11 4 (0.59%) Facebook
11 4 (0.59%) Twitter
11 4 (0.59%) Assembla
11 4 (0.59%) HP
11 4 (0.59%) Citrix
12 3 (0.44%) Alterian
12 3 (0.44%) Altiris
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £444.44 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago