The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 240 142 154
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +12
Contract jobs citing WCF 200 359 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.61% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 5.26% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 270 260
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £22.18 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -86.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £22.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -43.58%
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
7060 6822 6953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.00% 30.60% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5434 4892 5111
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 17
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.17 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 34 £488 +2.63% 13
Canary Wharf +2 2 £400 -20.00%
Croydon -10 2 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Docklands, London +7 1 - -
Wembley +6 1 £425 +28.78%
Bromley - 1 £325 -
Romford - 1 £400 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 369 (91.34%) C#
2 347 (85.89%) .NET
3 211 (52.23%) MVC
4 205 (50.74%) SQL Server
5 201 (49.75%) SQL
6 186 (46.04%) ASP.NET
7 171 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
8 155 (38.37%) TDD
9 143 (35.40%) JavaScript
10 140 (34.65%) Microsoft
11 137 (33.91%) WPF
12 131 (32.43%) .NET Framework
13 126 (31.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 123 (30.45%) HTML
15 101 (25.00%) Web Services
16 89 (22.03%) Finance
16 89 (22.03%) Entity Framework
17 87 (21.53%) jQuery
18 86 (21.29%) Windows
18 86 (21.29%) OO
19 81 (20.05%) CSS
20 78 (19.31%) T-SQL
21 77 (19.06%) BDD
22 76 (18.81%) Banking
23 72 (17.82%) ASP.NET Web API
24 66 (16.34%) NUnit
24 66 (16.34%) AngularJS
24 66 (16.34%) Team Foundation Server
25 63 (15.59%) Multithreading
26 60 (14.85%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 50 (12.38%) IIS
2 24 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (4.46%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.71%) CMS
5 11 (2.72%) Node.js
6 8 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.99%) Kentico
9 4 (0.99%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.74%) Confluence
10 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.74%) Sitefinity
11 2 (0.50%) Apache
11 2 (0.50%) JBoss
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) nginx
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (6.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.49%) Endur
3 3 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
4 2 (0.50%) Beauchamp
5 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.99%) Boomi
4 2 (0.50%) Office 365
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.72%) HTTP
2 6 (1.49%) DNS
3 5 (1.24%) Internet
3 5 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.74%) Firewall
4 3 (0.74%) SNMP
4 3 (0.74%) SSL
4 3 (0.74%) VPN
5 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.25%) Extranet
6 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (50.74%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.62%) Relational Database
3 35 (8.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (7.18%) NoSQL
5 29 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.96%) MongoDB
7 16 (3.96%) Oracle Database
8 15 (3.71%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (3.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.73%) Big Data
10 7 (1.73%) HBase
11 6 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.24%) DB2
12 5 (1.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 66 (16.34%) NUnit
1 66 (16.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (11.14%) Visual Studio
3 33 (8.17%) MSTest
4 22 (5.45%) SpecFlow
5 19 (4.70%) Git (software)
6 18 (4.46%) TeamCity
7 16 (3.96%) MSBuild
8 15 (3.71%) Moq
9 11 (2.72%) Jasmine
9 11 (2.72%) NSubstitute
9 11 (2.72%) Selenium
10 10 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (2.23%) JIRA
12 8 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
13 7 (1.73%) Rhino Mocks
14 5 (1.24%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.24%) NCrunch
14 5 (1.24%) ReSharper
14 5 (1.24%) Subversion
General
1 89 (22.03%) Finance
2 76 (18.81%) Banking
3 45 (11.14%) Front Office
4 37 (9.16%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.72%) Back Office
6 7 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.24%) Advertising
7 5 (1.24%) Retail
8 4 (0.99%) Marketing
9 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.74%) Law
10 2 (0.50%) Local Government
10 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (83.91%) Developer
2 220 (54.46%) C# Developer
3 182 (45.05%) .NET Developer
4 111 (27.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (16.83%) WCF Developer
6 63 (15.59%) C# WCF Developer
7 62 (15.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 61 (15.10%) Senior Developer
9 44 (10.89%) ASP.NET Developer
10 43 (10.64%) Agile Developer
11 42 (10.40%) SQL Developer
12 38 (9.41%) Agile .NET Developer
13 37 (9.16%) Agile C# Developer
14 35 (8.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 33 (8.17%) Senior C# Developer
16 32 (7.92%) Senior .NET Developer
17 30 (7.43%) WPF Developer
18 26 (6.44%) C# WPF Developer
19 20 (4.95%) Web Developer
20 18 (4.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (85.89%) .NET
2 186 (46.04%) ASP.NET
3 137 (33.91%) WPF
4 131 (32.43%) .NET Framework
5 126 (31.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 123 (30.45%) HTML
7 101 (25.00%) Web Services
8 89 (22.03%) Entity Framework
9 87 (21.53%) jQuery
10 81 (20.05%) CSS
11 72 (17.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 66 (16.34%) AngularJS
13 58 (14.36%) HTML5
14 53 (13.12%) SOAP
15 51 (12.62%) XML
16 49 (12.13%) LINQ
17 48 (11.88%) Ajax
18 44 (10.89%) RESTful
19 42 (10.40%) REST
20 38 (9.41%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.42%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.96%) N-Tier
4 15 (3.71%) Hedge funds
5 14 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (3.22%) Derivative
7 11 (2.72%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.23%) Clustering
9 8 (1.98%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.73%) User Experience
11 6 (1.49%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.49%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.49%) Equities
12 5 (1.24%) Video on Demand
13 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.99%) Fintech
13 4 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.29%) Windows
2 20 (4.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.23%) Linux
4 5 (1.24%) Unix
5 3 (0.74%) Android
5 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) CentOS
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (52.23%) MVC
2 171 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (38.37%) TDD
4 86 (21.29%) OO
5 77 (19.06%) BDD
6 63 (15.59%) Multithreading
7 60 (14.85%) Unit Testing
8 57 (14.11%) Scrum
9 52 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (12.87%) MVVM
10 49 (12.13%) SOA
11 48 (11.88%) Web Development
12 37 (9.16%) SDLC
13 34 (8.42%) OOP
13 34 (8.42%) SOLID
14 31 (7.67%) CRM
15 27 (6.68%) Software Engineering
15 27 (6.68%) Workflow
16 26 (6.44%) Pair Programming
17 24 (5.94%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 369 (91.34%) C#
2 201 (49.75%) SQL
3 143 (35.40%) JavaScript
4 78 (19.31%) T-SQL
5 29 (7.18%) Java
6 26 (6.44%) PowerShell
7 20 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.70%) C++
9 17 (4.21%) VB
10 15 (3.71%) Python
10 15 (3.71%) VBA
11 13 (3.22%) Perl
11 13 (3.22%) XAML
12 11 (2.72%) VBScript
13 8 (1.98%) C
13 8 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.24%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.24%) Korn
14 5 (1.24%) Ruby
14 5 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (7.92%) Degree
2 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.72%) MCPD
3 11 (2.72%) MCSD
4 9 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.73%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) MCSA
6 2 (0.50%) MCSE
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) CCNP
7 1 (0.25%) CEH
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.25%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.25%) MCDST
7 1 (0.25%) MCITP
7 1 (0.25%) MCTS
7 1 (0.25%) SANS
7 1 (0.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) MiFID
3 2 (0.50%) EMIR
3 2 (0.50%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.25%) Control-M
1 1 (0.25%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.25%) Kibana
1 1 (0.25%) logstash
1 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.25%) SCCM
1 1 (0.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 140 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.14%) Oracle
3 21 (5.20%) Sybase
4 7 (1.73%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.73%) Telerik
5 5 (1.24%) Charles River
5 5 (1.24%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.24%) Twitter
6 4 (0.99%) Dell
6 4 (0.99%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.99%) IBM
6 4 (0.99%) Infragistics
6 4 (0.99%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.99%) SAP
7 3 (0.74%) SimCorp
8 2 (0.50%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.50%) Facebook
8 2 (0.50%) Murex
8 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
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