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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 151 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Contract jobs citing WCF 356 516 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.44% 2.04% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 6.58% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 434 363
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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
7449 7839 7291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.21% 30.94% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5519 5701 5190
Average daily rate £420 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +6.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -21 85 £485 +2.10% 54
Croydon -10 3 £450 +21.62%
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Chessington - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 657 (89.63%) .NET
2 619 (84.45%) C#
3 407 (55.53%) SQL Server
4 374 (51.02%) ASP.NET
5 349 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
6 348 (47.48%) MVC
7 293 (39.97%) SQL
8 256 (34.92%) Microsoft
9 222 (30.29%) .NET Framework
10 221 (30.15%) HTML
11 218 (29.74%) JavaScript
12 217 (29.60%) WPF
13 214 (29.20%) TDD
14 206 (28.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 163 (22.24%) jQuery
15 163 (22.24%) CSS
16 155 (21.15%) Scrum
17 153 (20.87%) Banking
17 153 (20.87%) Web Services
18 141 (19.24%) Finance
19 137 (18.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 137 (18.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 126 (17.19%) OO
21 125 (17.05%) Front Office
22 121 (16.51%) Windows
23 114 (15.55%) Visual Studio
24 110 (15.01%) Team Foundation Server
25 109 (14.87%) HTML5
26 99 (13.51%) MS Excel
27 94 (12.82%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 72 (9.82%) IIS
2 59 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 26 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.18%) CMS
6 16 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.23%) NServiceBus
9 8 (1.09%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.09%) Apache
9 8 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
11 6 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.68%) JCAPS
12 5 (0.68%) Confluence
13 3 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (0.41%) Node.js
13 3 (0.41%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 99 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.36%) MS Office
3 7 (0.95%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 32 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.37%) PaaS
3 5 (0.68%) GitHub
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.91%) Intranet
2 9 (1.23%) LDAP
3 8 (1.09%) HTTP
3 8 (1.09%) Internet
3 8 (1.09%) BIG-IP
4 4 (0.55%) FTP
4 4 (0.55%) Extranet
5 3 (0.41%) Firewall
6 2 (0.27%) Wireless
6 2 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) DHCP
6 2 (0.27%) NAS
6 2 (0.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.14%) DMZ
7 1 (0.14%) AMQP
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (55.53%) SQL Server
2 137 (18.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (4.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (3.41%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (2.18%) DTS
11 11 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (1.23%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.23%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.09%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.95%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.82%) MS Access
15 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 114 (15.55%) Visual Studio
2 110 (15.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 75 (10.23%) NUnit
4 34 (4.64%) TeamCity
5 33 (4.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 30 (4.09%) MSTest
7 27 (3.68%) Subversion
8 24 (3.27%) MSBuild
9 23 (3.14%) SpecFlow
10 19 (2.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 19 (2.59%) Moq
11 18 (2.46%) JIRA
12 11 (1.50%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 9 (1.23%) Jenkins
15 8 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 8 (1.09%) NSubstitute
15 8 (1.09%) Git (software)
15 8 (1.09%) ReSharper
16 7 (0.95%) Maven
General
1 153 (20.87%) Banking
2 141 (19.24%) Finance
3 125 (17.05%) Front Office
4 69 (9.41%) Investment Banking
5 37 (5.05%) Retail
6 12 (1.64%) Back Office
7 9 (1.23%) Advertising
8 8 (1.09%) Legal
9 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.68%) Marketing
10 4 (0.55%) Law
10 4 (0.55%) Billing
11 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 610 (83.22%) Developer
2 300 (40.93%) .NET Developer
3 254 (34.65%) C# Developer
4 155 (21.15%) Senior Developer
5 103 (14.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 98 (13.37%) Senior .NET Developer
7 40 (5.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
9 34 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (4.64%) Agile .NET Developer
10 29 (3.96%) SharePoint Developer
11 25 (3.41%) Analyst
12 23 (3.14%) WPF Developer
13 21 (2.86%) CRM Developer
13 21 (2.86%) Architect
13 21 (2.86%) Programmer
14 20 (2.73%) Web Developer
14 20 (2.73%) Agile C# Developer
15 18 (2.46%) Designer
16 17 (2.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 657 (89.63%) .NET
2 374 (51.02%) ASP.NET
3 222 (30.29%) .NET Framework
4 221 (30.15%) HTML
5 217 (29.60%) WPF
6 206 (28.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 163 (22.24%) jQuery
7 163 (22.24%) CSS
8 153 (20.87%) Web Services
9 137 (18.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 109 (14.87%) HTML5
11 94 (12.82%) XML
12 89 (12.14%) Ajax
13 80 (10.91%) LINQ
14 64 (8.73%) WinForms
15 60 (8.19%) KnockoutJS
16 57 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 52 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
18 50 (6.82%) Silverlight
19 49 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.55%) Fixed Income
3 35 (4.77%) Derivative
4 33 (4.50%) Inversion of Control
5 27 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (3.00%) Computer Science
7 21 (2.86%) Grid Computing
8 20 (2.73%) Market Risk
9 19 (2.59%) Equities
10 16 (2.18%) Credit Risk
11 15 (2.05%) User Experience
12 14 (1.91%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.64%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.50%) Mathematics
15 10 (1.36%) Mainframe
15 10 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
15 10 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.23%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.23%) Replication
16 9 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 121 (16.51%) Windows
2 26 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (1.50%) Linux
5 8 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.95%) UNIX
7 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (47.61%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (47.48%) MVC
3 214 (29.20%) TDD
4 155 (21.15%) Scrum
5 126 (17.19%) OO
6 92 (12.55%) Multithreading
7 84 (11.46%) BDD
8 64 (8.73%) Unit Testing
8 64 (8.73%) SOA
9 54 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (6.68%) E-Commerce
11 45 (6.14%) Workflow
12 38 (5.18%) CRM
12 38 (5.18%) OOD
13 36 (4.91%) MVVM
14 29 (3.96%) Web Development
15 24 (3.27%) Data Modelling
16 23 (3.14%) Dependency Injection
16 23 (3.14%) Mentoring
17 22 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 619 (84.45%) C#
2 293 (39.97%) SQL
3 218 (29.74%) JavaScript
4 81 (11.05%) T-SQL
5 55 (7.50%) PL/SQL
6 54 (7.37%) VB.NET
7 35 (4.77%) PowerShell
8 34 (4.64%) C++
9 32 (4.37%) Java
10 28 (3.82%) VB
11 15 (2.05%) Python
12 13 (1.77%) VBScript
13 12 (1.64%) VB6
14 11 (1.50%) VBA
15 5 (0.68%) C
16 4 (0.55%) XAML
16 4 (0.55%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.41%) F#
18 2 (0.27%) XPath
18 2 (0.27%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 48 (6.55%) Degree
2 22 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.09%) MCSD
4 6 (0.82%) MCSE
5 4 (0.55%) MCSA
6 3 (0.41%) MCT
6 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MCTS
6 3 (0.41%) MCAD
6 3 (0.41%) MCPD
7 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) MCITP
7 2 (0.27%) CCNA
7 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.14%) CFA
8 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
2 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 13 (1.77%) Control-M
2 8 (1.09%) BladeLogic
2 8 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.55%) WMI
4 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.27%) logstash
5 1 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 256 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 84 (11.46%) Oracle
3 20 (2.73%) DevExpress
4 19 (2.59%) TIBCO
5 18 (2.46%) IBM
6 13 (1.77%) Sybase
7 9 (1.23%) Infragistics
8 8 (1.09%) Altiris
8 8 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.95%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.82%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.82%) Informatica
11 5 (0.68%) Typemock
12 4 (0.55%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.55%) Telerik
12 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.55%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.55%) Nintex
13 3 (0.41%) Splunk
13 3 (0.41%) Red Gate
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City, London
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