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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 160 125 90
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -35
Contract jobs citing WCF 304 382 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.74% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 5.88% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 290 360
Average daily rate
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£480 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +6.20%
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
6316 6496 5976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.59% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 4564 4345
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 51
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 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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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 -19 94 £520 +9.47% 39
Croydon -4 3 £375 -12.79%
Docklands, London - 3 £425 -
Chiswick - 1 - - 3
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (88.96%) .NET
2 569 (84.93%) C#
3 341 (50.90%) SQL Server
4 312 (46.57%) SQL
5 311 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
6 300 (44.78%) ASP.NET
7 248 (37.01%) MVC
8 233 (34.78%) WPF
9 218 (32.54%) TDD
10 213 (31.79%) .NET Framework
11 199 (29.70%) JavaScript
12 185 (27.61%) Microsoft
13 175 (26.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 162 (24.18%) HTML
15 152 (22.69%) Web Services
16 151 (22.54%) Finance
17 135 (20.15%) CSS
18 131 (19.55%) Banking
19 129 (19.25%) Scrum
20 122 (18.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 122 (18.21%) jQuery
21 121 (18.06%) OO
22 109 (16.27%) Front Office
23 108 (16.12%) SQL Server 2008
24 102 (15.22%) Multithreading
25 100 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
26 99 (14.78%) Visual Studio
27 95 (14.18%) Windows
28 89 (13.28%) T-SQL
29 88 (13.13%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 44 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.93%) CMS
3 28 (4.18%) IIS
4 23 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (2.99%) TIBCO EMS
6 18 (2.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (2.39%) Confluence
8 15 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (2.09%) Kentico
9 14 (2.09%) Node.js
9 14 (2.09%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (1.19%) MQSeries
10 8 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.04%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.75%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.60%) DNN
14 3 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 55 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.34%) MS Office
3 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 48 (7.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.79%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.15%) Endur
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
4 1 (0.15%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.79%) PaaS
3 6 (0.90%) GitHub
4 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.30%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.24%) HTTP
2 10 (1.49%) FTP
3 6 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.60%) Intranet
5 3 (0.45%) Extranet
5 3 (0.45%) 802.15
5 3 (0.45%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.45%) VPN
5 3 (0.45%) DNS
5 3 (0.45%) SSL
5 3 (0.45%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.15%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (50.90%) SQL Server
2 108 (16.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (9.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 40 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.09%) MS Access
10 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (1.19%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
14 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.75%) SQLite
15 5 (0.75%) RavenDB
15 5 (0.75%) DTS
Development Applications
1 100 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 99 (14.78%) Visual Studio
3 88 (13.13%) NUnit
4 34 (5.07%) TeamCity
5 32 (4.78%) JIRA
6 29 (4.33%) Subversion
7 28 (4.18%) MSTest
8 25 (3.73%) Moq
9 24 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
10 18 (2.69%) MSI
11 13 (1.94%) MSBuild
11 13 (1.94%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.64%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.64%) Git (software)
13 10 (1.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 9 (1.34%) ProC
14 9 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (1.19%) JMeter
16 7 (1.04%) CruiseControl
16 7 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 151 (22.54%) Finance
2 131 (19.55%) Banking
3 109 (16.27%) Front Office
4 72 (10.75%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.24%) Back Office
6 11 (1.64%) Retail
7 9 (1.34%) Advertising
8 8 (1.19%) Legal
9 7 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.90%) Billing
11 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.75%) Marketing
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 539 (80.45%) Developer
2 253 (37.76%) C# Developer
3 236 (35.22%) .NET Developer
4 110 (16.42%) Senior Developer
5 91 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (8.36%) Senior .NET Developer
7 43 (6.42%) Architect
8 41 (6.12%) Senior C# Developer
9 32 (4.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 31 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (3.28%) CRM Developer
12 19 (2.84%) Analyst
12 19 (2.84%) Web Developer
13 18 (2.69%) Software Developer
13 18 (2.69%) WPF Developer
13 18 (2.69%) Agile .NET Developer
14 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Developer
15 16 (2.39%) UI Developer
15 16 (2.39%) UI Programmer
15 16 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 596 (88.96%) .NET
2 300 (44.78%) ASP.NET
3 233 (34.78%) WPF
4 213 (31.79%) .NET Framework
5 175 (26.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 162 (24.18%) HTML
7 152 (22.69%) Web Services
8 135 (20.15%) CSS
9 122 (18.21%) jQuery
9 122 (18.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 88 (13.13%) XML
11 77 (11.49%) LINQ
12 74 (11.04%) HTML5
13 72 (10.75%) WinForms
14 54 (8.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 51 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (6.87%) RESTful
17 44 (6.57%) Ajax
18 43 (6.42%) SOAP
19 39 (5.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.10%) Fixed Income
2 54 (8.06%) Derivative
3 36 (5.37%) Inversion of Control
4 32 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
6 21 (3.13%) Equities
7 19 (2.84%) Mathematics
8 16 (2.39%) Market Risk
8 16 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.39%) Hedge funds
9 14 (2.09%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.94%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.79%) User Experience
12 11 (1.64%) Open Source
13 10 (1.49%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.04%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.04%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.90%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 95 (14.18%) Windows
2 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (1.04%) Linux
3 7 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.90%) Windows XP
4 6 (0.90%) Windows Vista
4 6 (0.90%) Android
4 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.60%) UNIX
6 3 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.45%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (46.42%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (37.01%) MVC
3 218 (32.54%) TDD
4 129 (19.25%) Scrum
5 121 (18.06%) OO
6 102 (15.22%) Multithreading
7 67 (10.00%) BDD
8 62 (9.25%) CRM
9 57 (8.51%) SOA
10 52 (7.76%) Unit Testing
10 52 (7.76%) OOD
11 44 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.97%) Workflow
13 39 (5.82%) E-Commerce
14 38 (5.67%) MVVM
15 31 (4.63%) Web Development
16 27 (4.03%) Refactoring
16 27 (4.03%) OOP
17 24 (3.58%) Dependency Injection
17 24 (3.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 569 (84.93%) C#
2 312 (46.57%) SQL
3 199 (29.70%) JavaScript
4 89 (13.28%) T-SQL
5 47 (7.01%) Java
6 31 (4.63%) C++
7 30 (4.48%) VB.NET
8 27 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 25 (3.73%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.84%) VBA
11 18 (2.69%) VB
12 15 (2.24%) VB6
13 8 (1.19%) XAML
13 8 (1.19%) C
14 4 (0.60%) XPath
14 4 (0.60%) Scala
14 4 (0.60%) XQuery
15 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.45%) F#
15 3 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (9.25%) Degree
2 22 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.94%) VCP4
4 11 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.04%) MCITP
6 6 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.45%) MCSA
9 2 (0.30%) ISEB
9 2 (0.30%) CFA
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.30%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.78%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) EMIR
2 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.60%) Firmware
2 1 (0.15%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (1.04%) Control-M
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.15%) logstash
2 1 (0.15%) Kibana
Vendors
1 185 (27.61%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.31%) Oracle
3 38 (5.67%) DevExpress
4 29 (4.33%) TIBCO
5 27 (4.03%) Sitecore
6 26 (3.88%) Infragistics
7 18 (2.69%) IBM
8 15 (2.24%) EPiServer
9 8 (1.19%) Sybase
10 6 (0.90%) Typemock
11 5 (0.75%) Telerik
12 4 (0.60%) DataSynapse
12 4 (0.60%) Syncfusion
12 4 (0.60%) Informatica
12 4 (0.60%) Twitter
13 3 (0.45%) Assembla
13 3 (0.45%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.45%) Nintex
13 3 (0.45%) Red Gate
13 3 (0.45%) Tableau
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