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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 146 103 101
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -2
Contract jobs citing WCF 354 501 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.44% 2.01% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 6.40% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 425 378
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 £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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
7424 7823 7198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.21% 31.34% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5534 5710 5147
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 62
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £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 30 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 30 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 -13 85 £498 +4.73% 38
Croydon -9 3 £450 +21.62%
Dagenham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Chessington - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 648 (89.13%) .NET
2 610 (83.91%) C#
3 399 (54.88%) SQL Server
4 367 (50.48%) ASP.NET
5 347 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
6 343 (47.18%) MVC
7 287 (39.48%) SQL
8 248 (34.11%) Microsoft
9 216 (29.71%) .NET Framework
10 215 (29.57%) HTML
11 214 (29.44%) WPF
12 211 (29.02%) TDD
13 209 (28.75%) JavaScript
14 201 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 157 (21.60%) CSS
16 156 (21.46%) jQuery
17 152 (20.91%) Scrum
18 146 (20.08%) Banking
19 143 (19.67%) Web Services
20 135 (18.57%) Finance
20 135 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
21 134 (18.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 125 (17.19%) OO
23 121 (16.64%) Front Office
24 119 (16.37%) Windows
25 113 (15.54%) Visual Studio
26 110 (15.13%) HTML5
27 109 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
28 96 (13.20%) MS Excel
29 93 (12.79%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 67 (9.22%) IIS
2 62 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 34 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (3.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.20%) CMS
7 15 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (1.38%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.24%) NServiceBus
10 8 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.10%) Apache
10 8 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
12 5 (0.69%) Confluence
12 5 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.69%) JCAPS
12 5 (0.69%) Node.js
13 3 (0.41%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
14 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 96 (13.20%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.38%) MS Office
3 7 (0.96%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 33 (4.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.40%) PaaS
3 6 (0.83%) GitHub
4 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.28%) Office 365
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.93%) Intranet
2 9 (1.24%) LDAP
3 8 (1.10%) BIG-IP
3 8 (1.10%) HTTP
3 8 (1.10%) Internet
4 4 (0.55%) FTP
4 4 (0.55%) Extranet
5 3 (0.41%) Firewall
6 2 (0.28%) NAS
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) DHCP
6 2 (0.28%) SAN
6 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) DMZ
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (54.88%) SQL Server
2 135 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (9.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 33 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (3.44%) Relational Database
9 24 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (2.20%) DTS
11 11 (1.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 9 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.24%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.24%) RavenDB
13 8 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (0.96%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
16 4 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 113 (15.54%) Visual Studio
2 109 (14.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (10.73%) NUnit
4 34 (4.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 33 (4.54%) TeamCity
6 30 (4.13%) MSTest
7 27 (3.71%) Subversion
8 25 (3.44%) MSBuild
9 23 (3.16%) SpecFlow
10 21 (2.89%) Moq
11 18 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (2.48%) JIRA
12 11 (1.51%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.38%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 10 (1.38%) Git (software)
14 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (1.10%) NSubstitute
14 8 (1.10%) ReSharper
15 7 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 146 (20.08%) Banking
2 135 (18.57%) Finance
3 121 (16.64%) Front Office
4 67 (9.22%) Investment Banking
5 36 (4.95%) Retail
6 11 (1.51%) Back Office
7 9 (1.24%) Advertising
8 7 (0.96%) Legal
9 6 (0.83%) Marketing
10 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.55%) Law
11 3 (0.41%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.41%) Billing
11 3 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 603 (82.94%) Developer
2 293 (40.30%) .NET Developer
3 246 (33.84%) C# Developer
4 153 (21.05%) Senior Developer
5 95 (13.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 94 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (5.09%) Senior C# Developer
9 32 (4.40%) Agile .NET Developer
10 31 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
12 25 (3.44%) Analyst
13 23 (3.16%) WPF Developer
14 22 (3.03%) Architect
14 22 (3.03%) CRM Developer
15 20 (2.75%) Programmer
16 19 (2.61%) Agile C# Developer
16 19 (2.61%) Web Developer
17 18 (2.48%) Software Developer
17 18 (2.48%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (89.13%) .NET
2 367 (50.48%) ASP.NET
3 216 (29.71%) .NET Framework
4 215 (29.57%) HTML
5 214 (29.44%) WPF
6 201 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 157 (21.60%) CSS
8 156 (21.46%) jQuery
9 143 (19.67%) Web Services
10 134 (18.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 110 (15.13%) HTML5
12 93 (12.79%) XML
13 85 (11.69%) Ajax
14 80 (11.00%) LINQ
15 66 (9.08%) WinForms
16 58 (7.98%) KnockoutJS
17 53 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 52 (7.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 50 (6.88%) Silverlight
19 50 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.74%) Fixed Income
3 34 (4.68%) Inversion of Control
4 33 (4.54%) Derivative
5 26 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.75%) Grid Computing
7 20 (2.75%) Equities
8 18 (2.48%) Market Risk
9 15 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 15 (2.06%) Credit Risk
9 15 (2.06%) User Experience
10 11 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.51%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
11 10 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.24%) W3C
12 9 (1.24%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 119 (16.37%) Windows
2 26 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (1.51%) Linux
5 8 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.96%) UNIX
6 7 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) Android
8 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (47.18%) MVC
3 211 (29.02%) TDD
4 152 (20.91%) Scrum
5 125 (17.19%) OO
6 87 (11.97%) Multithreading
7 82 (11.28%) BDD
8 63 (8.67%) SOA
9 62 (8.53%) Unit Testing
10 56 (7.70%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (6.74%) E-Commerce
12 45 (6.19%) Workflow
13 39 (5.36%) CRM
14 37 (5.09%) MVVM
15 36 (4.95%) OOD
16 29 (3.99%) Web Development
17 25 (3.44%) Dependency Injection
18 24 (3.30%) Data Modelling
19 21 (2.89%) Migration
19 21 (2.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 610 (83.91%) C#
2 287 (39.48%) SQL
3 209 (28.75%) JavaScript
4 75 (10.32%) T-SQL
5 54 (7.43%) PL/SQL
6 51 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 37 (5.09%) PowerShell
8 34 (4.68%) C++
9 33 (4.54%) Java
10 28 (3.85%) VB
11 14 (1.93%) Python
12 13 (1.79%) VBScript
13 12 (1.65%) VB6
14 11 (1.51%) VBA
15 5 (0.69%) C
16 4 (0.55%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.41%) XAML
17 3 (0.41%) XPath
17 3 (0.41%) F#
18 2 (0.28%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 50 (6.88%) Degree
2 22 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.10%) MCSD
4 6 (0.83%) MCSE
5 4 (0.55%) MCSA
6 3 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MCAD
6 3 (0.41%) MCT
6 3 (0.41%) MCTS
6 3 (0.41%) MCPD
7 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.28%) MCITP
7 2 (0.28%) CCNA
7 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.89%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
2 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.51%) Control-M
2 8 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (1.10%) BladeLogic
3 4 (0.55%) WMI
4 2 (0.28%) logstash
4 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 248 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 81 (11.14%) Oracle
3 20 (2.75%) DevExpress
4 19 (2.61%) TIBCO
5 17 (2.34%) IBM
6 11 (1.51%) Sybase
7 9 (1.24%) Infragistics
8 8 (1.10%) Altiris
8 8 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.83%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.83%) Typemock
9 6 (0.83%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.69%) Telerik
11 4 (0.55%) Nintex
11 4 (0.55%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.55%) Business Objects
11 4 (0.55%) Informatica
11 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.41%) Twitter
12 3 (0.41%) Red Gate
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