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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 250 156 147
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -9
Contract jobs citing WCF 182 350 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 1.50% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 4.79% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 272 267
Median daily rate £450 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.18 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
6905 7302 7306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.34% 31.25% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5299 5298 5278
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -41 27 £450 -5.26% 15
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Croydon -14 1 £250 -28.57%
Romford - 1 £400 -
Bromley - 1 £325 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 350 (90.21%) C#
2 330 (85.05%) .NET
3 190 (48.97%) SQL Server
4 183 (47.16%) MVC
5 181 (46.65%) SQL
6 164 (42.27%) ASP.NET
7 162 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
8 141 (36.34%) TDD
9 138 (35.57%) JavaScript
10 134 (34.54%) Microsoft
11 132 (34.02%) HTML
12 122 (31.44%) WPF
13 117 (30.15%) .NET Framework
14 104 (26.80%) Web Services
15 101 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (21.39%) Windows
17 80 (20.62%) Finance
18 79 (20.36%) CSS
18 79 (20.36%) Entity Framework
19 77 (19.85%) jQuery
19 77 (19.85%) OO
20 69 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
21 68 (17.53%) Banking
22 66 (17.01%) BDD
22 66 (17.01%) AngularJS
23 65 (16.75%) Unit Testing
24 61 (15.72%) HTML5
25 59 (15.21%) T-SQL
26 56 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
27 55 (14.18%) NUnit

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 42 (10.82%) IIS
2 28 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.09%) CMS
4 12 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.77%) Confluence
9 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.52%) Kentico
10 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.52%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.26%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 36 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Endur
2 4 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.52%) Beauchamp
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.80%) Office 365
4 4 (1.03%) Boomi
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) GitHub
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.64%) HTTP
2 6 (1.55%) DNS
2 6 (1.55%) Internet
3 4 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.77%) Firewall
4 3 (0.77%) SNMP
4 3 (0.77%) SSL
4 3 (0.77%) VPN
5 2 (0.52%) Intranet
5 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.52%) SMS
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (48.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.34%) Relational Database
3 31 (7.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (7.22%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (4.38%) MongoDB
8 15 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.09%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.09%) RDBMS
9 12 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.55%) Big Data
11 6 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.55%) HBase
12 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.29%) DB2
12 5 (1.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 56 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (14.18%) NUnit
3 39 (10.05%) Visual Studio
4 31 (7.99%) MSTest
5 20 (5.15%) SpecFlow
6 14 (3.61%) Git (software)
6 14 (3.61%) Moq
6 14 (3.61%) MSBuild
7 13 (3.35%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.84%) Subversion
9 9 (2.32%) JIRA
10 6 (1.55%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.55%) ReSharper
10 6 (1.55%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (1.55%) Selenium
11 5 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.03%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.03%) FitNesse
12 4 (1.03%) Mocha
General
1 80 (20.62%) Finance
2 68 (17.53%) Banking
3 43 (11.08%) Front Office
4 33 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.32%) Back Office
6 7 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.29%) Advertising
7 5 (1.29%) Law
7 5 (1.29%) Retail
8 4 (1.03%) Marketing
9 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.77%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Local Government
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (85.05%) Developer
2 207 (53.35%) C# Developer
3 176 (45.36%) .NET Developer
4 106 (27.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (16.49%) WCF Developer
6 60 (15.46%) C# WCF Developer
7 58 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 50 (12.89%) Senior Developer
9 42 (10.82%) Agile Developer
10 40 (10.31%) SQL Developer
11 38 (9.79%) Agile .NET Developer
12 36 (9.28%) Agile C# Developer
12 36 (9.28%) ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (7.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (6.96%) Senior C# Developer
15 24 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
15 24 (6.19%) WPF Developer
16 21 (5.41%) C# WPF Developer
17 18 (4.64%) Web Developer
18 17 (4.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (85.05%) .NET
2 164 (42.27%) ASP.NET
3 132 (34.02%) HTML
4 122 (31.44%) WPF
5 117 (30.15%) .NET Framework
6 104 (26.80%) Web Services
7 101 (26.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (20.36%) CSS
8 79 (20.36%) Entity Framework
9 77 (19.85%) jQuery
10 69 (17.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (17.01%) AngularJS
12 61 (15.72%) HTML5
13 54 (13.92%) SOAP
13 54 (13.92%) XML
14 42 (10.82%) REST
15 40 (10.31%) RESTful
16 39 (10.05%) LINQ
17 38 (9.79%) Ajax
18 37 (9.54%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.99%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (5.15%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.15%) Derivative
3 18 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.38%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (3.87%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.09%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.06%) Clustering
8 7 (1.80%) Equities
9 6 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.55%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.29%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.29%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.03%) Swaptions
11 4 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.39%) Windows
2 20 (5.15%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.06%) Linux
4 5 (1.29%) Unix
5 3 (0.77%) Android
5 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (47.16%) MVC
2 162 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (36.34%) TDD
4 77 (19.85%) OO
5 66 (17.01%) BDD
6 65 (16.75%) Unit Testing
7 51 (13.14%) Scrum
8 45 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (11.60%) Multithreading
9 44 (11.34%) SOA
10 43 (11.08%) MVVM
11 41 (10.57%) Web Development
12 33 (8.51%) CRM
12 33 (8.51%) SDLC
12 33 (8.51%) SOLID
13 31 (7.99%) Workflow
14 28 (7.22%) OOP
15 26 (6.70%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (6.70%) Software Engineering
16 23 (5.93%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 350 (90.21%) C#
2 181 (46.65%) SQL
3 138 (35.57%) JavaScript
4 59 (15.21%) T-SQL
5 27 (6.96%) PowerShell
6 26 (6.70%) Java
7 21 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.64%) Python
9 16 (4.12%) C++
10 14 (3.61%) VB
11 13 (3.35%) VBA
12 12 (3.09%) Perl
13 11 (2.84%) VBScript
14 10 (2.58%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.58%) XAML
15 8 (2.06%) C
16 6 (1.55%) TypeScript
17 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.29%) Korn
18 4 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (7.99%) Degree
2 13 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.32%) MCPD
5 9 (2.32%) MCSD
6 5 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) MCSA
7 2 (0.52%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) CCNP
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.26%) MCDST
8 1 (0.26%) MCITP
8 1 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) MiFID
3 2 (0.52%) EMIR
3 2 (0.52%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.26%) Control-M
1 1 (0.26%) Kibana
1 1 (0.26%) logstash
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 134 (34.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.08%) Oracle
3 21 (5.41%) Sybase
4 6 (1.55%) Charles River
5 5 (1.29%) Infragistics
5 5 (1.29%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.29%) Telerik
6 4 (1.03%) Dell
6 4 (1.03%) NetSuite
6 4 (1.03%) SAP
6 4 (1.03%) SimCorp
6 4 (1.03%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.77%) IBM
7 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.77%) Twitter
8 2 (0.52%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.52%) Facebook
8 2 (0.52%) Murex
8 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
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