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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / London
Rank 232 223 148
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -75
Contract jobs citing WCF 181 205 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 0.97% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 3.09% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 167 278
Median daily rate £450 £490 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +7.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £359 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +103.07%

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
6733 6637 6356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.84% 31.46% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5069 4913 4706
Median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 21
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £24.58 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -4 48 £421 -15.80% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 1
Twickenham - 2 £295 - 2
Canary Wharf 0 1 £625 -3.54%
Hackney - 1 £325 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 332 (88.53%) C#
2 313 (83.47%) .NET
3 234 (62.40%) SQL Server
4 198 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (47.73%) SQL
6 167 (44.53%) TDD
7 149 (39.73%) Microsoft
8 139 (37.07%) MVC
9 117 (31.20%) WPF
10 112 (29.87%) JavaScript
11 111 (29.60%) .NET Framework
12 109 (29.07%) ASP.NET
13 104 (27.73%) Finance
14 96 (25.60%) HTML
15 94 (25.07%) Windows
16 91 (24.27%) Web Services
17 83 (22.13%) Scrum
18 80 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
19 69 (18.40%) Microsoft Azure
19 69 (18.40%) Entity Framework
20 68 (18.13%) CRM
21 67 (17.87%) Dynamics CRM
22 66 (17.60%) CSS
23 63 (16.80%) T-SQL
23 63 (16.80%) Banking
24 61 (16.27%) SQL Server 2008
25 59 (15.73%) AngularJS
25 59 (15.73%) SharePoint
26 56 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 55 (14.67%) RESTful

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 59 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 43 (11.47%) IIS
3 39 (10.40%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.87%) Confluence
5 7 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.33%) CMS
7 5 (1.33%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.07%) MS Project Server
8 4 (1.07%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.07%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.80%) JBoss
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.53%) Apache
10 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) MS Office
2 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.80%) MS Project
3 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 67 (17.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (5.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Endur
3 1 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 69 (18.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (5.87%) PaaS
3 18 (4.80%) IaaS
4 7 (1.87%) Office 365
5 6 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.60%) Yammer
6 4 (1.07%) SaaS
7 2 (0.53%) GitHub
8 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.47%) HTTP
2 7 (1.87%) HTTPS
2 7 (1.87%) X.509
3 6 (1.60%) Internet
4 4 (1.07%) AMQP
5 3 (0.80%) FTP
5 3 (0.80%) SSL
5 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.80%) VoIP
6 2 (0.53%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.53%) DNS
6 2 (0.53%) Intranet
6 2 (0.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.53%) SNMP
7 1 (0.27%) 802.15
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) WPA
7 1 (0.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (62.40%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (14.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (12.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (5.87%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.13%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.60%) Power BI
11 5 (1.33%) OLAP
11 5 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.80%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 80 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 53 (14.13%) Visual Studio
3 46 (12.27%) JIRA
4 44 (11.73%) NUnit
5 30 (8.00%) MSTest
6 13 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.47%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.20%) Subversion
8 11 (2.93%) Moq
8 11 (2.93%) SpecFlow
8 11 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 9 (2.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 8 (2.13%) CruiseControl
11 6 (1.60%) WiX
12 4 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.07%) Selenium
12 4 (1.07%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.80%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 104 (27.73%) Finance
2 63 (16.80%) Banking
3 40 (10.67%) Front Office
4 25 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.27%) Back Office
6 10 (2.67%) Retail
7 6 (1.60%) Legal
8 4 (1.07%) Advertising
8 4 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.07%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 296 (78.93%) Developer
2 187 (49.87%) C# Developer
3 123 (32.80%) .NET Developer
4 85 (22.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (18.13%) WCF Developer
6 63 (16.80%) C# WCF Developer
7 51 (13.60%) Senior Developer
8 46 (12.27%) SQL Developer
9 42 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 37 (9.87%) Agile Developer
11 35 (9.33%) Agile C# Developer
11 35 (9.33%) Senior C# Developer
12 34 (9.07%) Microsoft Developer
13 31 (8.27%) Agile .NET Developer
13 31 (8.27%) WPF Developer
14 30 (8.00%) C# WPF Developer
15 27 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
16 21 (5.60%) CRM Developer
17 19 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM Developer
18 18 (4.80%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (83.47%) .NET
2 117 (31.20%) WPF
3 111 (29.60%) .NET Framework
4 109 (29.07%) ASP.NET
5 96 (25.60%) HTML
6 91 (24.27%) Web Services
7 69 (18.40%) Entity Framework
8 66 (17.60%) CSS
9 59 (15.73%) AngularJS
10 55 (14.67%) RESTful
11 54 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 48 (12.80%) XML
14 47 (12.53%) REST
15 41 (10.93%) HTML5
15 41 (10.93%) jQuery
15 41 (10.93%) SOAP
16 35 (9.33%) NHibernate
17 26 (6.93%) JSON
18 25 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.80%) Derivative
4 13 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.93%) Credit Risk
5 11 (2.93%) Fixed Income
5 11 (2.93%) User Experience
6 10 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.40%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.13%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.60%) Fintech
10 6 (1.60%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.60%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.33%) Clustering
11 5 (1.33%) Equities
11 5 (1.33%) Swaptions
12 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (25.07%) Windows
2 10 (2.67%) Android
2 10 (2.67%) Windows Phone
2 10 (2.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.13%) Windows Phone 8
5 7 (1.87%) Linux
6 3 (0.80%) Unix
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (44.53%) TDD
3 139 (37.07%) MVC
4 83 (22.13%) Scrum
5 68 (18.13%) CRM
6 53 (14.13%) MVVM
7 50 (13.33%) OO
8 49 (13.07%) SOA
9 47 (12.53%) BDD
10 42 (11.20%) Unit Testing
11 37 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (9.60%) Dependency Injection
13 35 (9.33%) Multithreading
14 31 (8.27%) Software Engineering
15 28 (7.47%) SOLID
16 27 (7.20%) SDLC
17 26 (6.93%) E-Commerce
18 24 (6.40%) Web Development
19 23 (6.13%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 332 (88.53%) C#
2 179 (47.73%) SQL
3 112 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 63 (16.80%) T-SQL
5 16 (4.27%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.93%) Java
6 11 (2.93%) Python
6 11 (2.93%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.67%) VBA
8 9 (2.40%) C++
9 8 (2.13%) VB
10 6 (1.60%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.33%) VB6
11 5 (1.33%) XAML
12 4 (1.07%) PHP
13 2 (0.53%) Delphi
13 2 (0.53%) Perl
13 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (6.93%) Degree
2 12 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.13%) MCITP
4 7 (1.87%) MCTS
5 6 (1.60%) MCSE
6 5 (1.33%) CCNA
6 5 (1.33%) CCNP
6 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.33%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.33%) MCDST
6 5 (1.33%) MCSA
7 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.80%) MCPD
9 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.93%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) Basel III
2 5 (1.33%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.27%) EMIR
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 149 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.80%) Oracle
3 10 (2.67%) Sybase
4 9 (2.40%) SAP
5 8 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.60%) Infor
6 6 (1.60%) Infragistics
7 5 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.07%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.80%) Murex
9 3 (0.80%) Reuters
9 3 (0.80%) Solace
9 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.53%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.53%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.53%) F5
10 2 (0.53%) RedGate
10 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.53%) Sun
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