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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 145 87 118
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +31
Contract jobs citing WCF 369 591 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.51% 2.36% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 7.50% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 473 365
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
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
7425 7876 7839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.39% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5304 5685 5514
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.87 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -27 89 £483 -3.50% 53
Croydon - 3 £450 -
Romford - 1 £550 -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 647 (88.63%) .NET
2 623 (85.34%) C#
3 431 (59.04%) SQL Server
4 380 (52.05%) ASP.NET
5 355 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
6 334 (45.75%) MVC
7 282 (38.63%) SQL
8 260 (35.62%) Microsoft
9 227 (31.10%) HTML
10 218 (29.86%) JavaScript
10 218 (29.86%) TDD
11 209 (28.63%) .NET Framework
12 202 (27.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 198 (27.12%) WPF
14 179 (24.52%) CSS
15 177 (24.25%) jQuery
16 174 (23.84%) Web Services
17 151 (20.68%) Banking
18 149 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
19 144 (19.73%) Scrum
20 142 (19.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 139 (19.04%) Finance
22 132 (18.08%) Windows
22 132 (18.08%) OO
23 119 (16.30%) Front Office
24 117 (16.03%) XML
24 117 (16.03%) Visual Studio
25 107 (14.66%) MS Excel
25 107 (14.66%) HTML5
26 106 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 85 (11.64%) IIS
2 72 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 46 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 33 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (3.29%) CMS
7 20 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 10 (1.37%) NServiceBus
10 9 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.10%) Apache
12 7 (0.96%) JCAPS
13 5 (0.68%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.68%) Node.js
13 5 (0.68%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.55%) Sitefinity
15 3 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
15 3 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 107 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.23%) MS Office
2 9 (1.23%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (4.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.14%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (4.25%) PaaS
3 7 (0.96%) SaaS
4 5 (0.68%) IaaS
5 4 (0.55%) GitHub
6 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.78%) Intranet
2 12 (1.64%) LDAP
3 11 (1.51%) HTTP
4 9 (1.23%) Internet
5 8 (1.10%) BIG-IP
6 6 (0.82%) Firewall
7 4 (0.55%) DMZ
7 4 (0.55%) Extranet
7 4 (0.55%) FTP
8 3 (0.41%) AMQP
9 2 (0.27%) Wireless
9 2 (0.27%) NAS
9 2 (0.27%) SAN
9 2 (0.27%) DNS
9 2 (0.27%) DHCP
10 1 (0.14%) SSL
10 1 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (59.04%) SQL Server
2 149 (20.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (11.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 43 (5.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 42 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 15 (2.05%) DTS
10 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (1.64%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.37%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.23%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.10%) QlikView
13 8 (1.10%) MySQL
13 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.82%) MS Access
15 6 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 117 (16.03%) Visual Studio
2 106 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (9.32%) NUnit
4 30 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 29 (3.97%) TeamCity
6 28 (3.84%) MSTest
7 25 (3.42%) Subversion
8 23 (3.15%) SpecFlow
9 22 (3.01%) MSBuild
10 18 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (2.47%) JIRA
11 14 (1.92%) CruiseControl
12 13 (1.78%) Moq
13 12 (1.64%) Jenkins
14 11 (1.51%) Maven
15 9 (1.23%) ReSharper
15 9 (1.23%) Git (software)
16 8 (1.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (1.10%) NSubstitute
General
1 151 (20.68%) Banking
2 139 (19.04%) Finance
3 119 (16.30%) Front Office
4 70 (9.59%) Investment Banking
5 36 (4.93%) Retail
6 18 (2.47%) Back Office
7 12 (1.64%) Advertising
8 10 (1.37%) Legal
9 6 (0.82%) Marketing
10 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.55%) Law
11 4 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 610 (83.56%) Developer
2 295 (40.41%) .NET Developer
3 241 (33.01%) C# Developer
4 156 (21.37%) Senior Developer
5 106 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 94 (12.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 36 (4.93%) Agile .NET Developer
7 36 (4.93%) SharePoint Developer
8 33 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
11 23 (3.15%) Analyst
12 22 (3.01%) Architect
13 21 (2.88%) Agile C# Developer
14 20 (2.74%) Designer
15 19 (2.60%) Web Developer
16 18 (2.47%) .NET Designer
17 17 (2.33%) Programmer
17 17 (2.33%) CRM Developer
18 16 (2.19%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 647 (88.63%) .NET
2 380 (52.05%) ASP.NET
3 227 (31.10%) HTML
4 209 (28.63%) .NET Framework
5 202 (27.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 198 (27.12%) WPF
7 179 (24.52%) CSS
8 177 (24.25%) jQuery
9 174 (23.84%) Web Services
10 142 (19.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 117 (16.03%) XML
12 107 (14.66%) HTML5
13 95 (13.01%) Ajax
14 87 (11.92%) LINQ
15 65 (8.90%) WinForms
16 60 (8.22%) REST
17 58 (7.95%) KnockoutJS
18 51 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
19 50 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 46 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.34%) Fixed Income
3 38 (5.21%) Derivative
4 32 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (3.97%) Inversion of Control
6 22 (3.01%) Market Risk
7 19 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.60%) Grid Computing
8 18 (2.47%) Credit Risk
9 15 (2.05%) Equities
10 14 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.78%) User Experience
11 13 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.78%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.64%) N-Tier
13 11 (1.51%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
14 10 (1.37%) Mainframe
14 10 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
15 9 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 132 (18.08%) Windows
2 26 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (2.05%) Linux
5 10 (1.37%) UNIX
6 8 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 334 (45.75%) MVC
3 218 (29.86%) TDD
4 144 (19.73%) Scrum
5 132 (18.08%) OO
6 84 (11.51%) Multithreading
7 81 (11.10%) SOA
8 78 (10.68%) BDD
9 76 (10.41%) Unit Testing
10 51 (6.99%) Workflow
11 43 (5.89%) OOD
12 42 (5.75%) E-Commerce
13 41 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (5.07%) CRM
15 33 (4.52%) MVVM
16 30 (4.11%) Web Development
17 27 (3.70%) EAI
18 26 (3.56%) UML
18 26 (3.56%) Risk Management
19 25 (3.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 623 (85.34%) C#
2 282 (38.63%) SQL
3 218 (29.86%) JavaScript
4 77 (10.55%) T-SQL
5 51 (6.99%) VB.NET
6 42 (5.75%) PL/SQL
7 36 (4.93%) C++
8 30 (4.11%) VB
9 29 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 24 (3.29%) Java
11 17 (2.33%) Python
12 16 (2.19%) VBScript
13 12 (1.64%) VBA
13 12 (1.64%) VB6
14 7 (0.96%) XAML
15 4 (0.55%) C
16 3 (0.41%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.27%) F#
17 2 (0.27%) C++/CLI
17 2 (0.27%) VC++
Qualifications
1 48 (6.58%) Degree
2 24 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.10%) MCSD
4 7 (0.96%) MCSE
5 4 (0.55%) MCSA
5 4 (0.55%) MCPD
6 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MCTS
6 3 (0.41%) MCITP
6 3 (0.41%) MCT
6 3 (0.41%) MCAD
7 2 (0.27%) CCNA
7 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) CFA
8 1 (0.14%) MBA
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) MCP
8 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) EMIR
3 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (4.25%) 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 14 (1.92%) Control-M
2 8 (1.10%) BladeLogic
2 8 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.55%) WMI
4 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 260 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 82 (11.23%) Oracle
3 20 (2.74%) DevExpress
4 19 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 17 (2.33%) IBM
6 13 (1.78%) Sybase
6 13 (1.78%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.10%) Altiris
7 8 (1.10%) Informatica
8 7 (0.96%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.82%) Infragistics
10 5 (0.68%) DataSynapse
10 5 (0.68%) Splunk
11 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.55%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.55%) JBoss
12 3 (0.41%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.41%) CODA
12 3 (0.41%) Pegasus
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £280 - £400 per day + 6 month extending
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day for 6 Months, chance of extension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago