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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 142 162 91
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -71
Contract jobs citing WCF 351 327 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.57% 1.35% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 4.60% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 244 372
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £413 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.78% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-15.09% +17.77%
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
6672 7111 6374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.91% 29.36% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4738 5103 4617
Average daily rate £425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 64
Average hourly rate £22.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £170.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 103 £475 - 61
Docklands, London - 3 £425 -
Canary Wharf -1 2 £475 +4.10%
Croydon -4 2 £375 -14.28% 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Twickenham - 1 £295 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £295 - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 7
Morden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Enfield - - - - 3
Harrow - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 576 (86.49%) C#
2 574 (86.19%) .NET
3 372 (55.86%) SQL Server
4 314 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
5 307 (46.10%) SQL
6 276 (41.44%) ASP.NET
7 245 (36.79%) WPF
8 229 (34.38%) TDD
9 217 (32.58%) MVC
10 216 (32.43%) .NET Framework
11 193 (28.98%) JavaScript
12 174 (26.13%) Web Services
13 172 (25.83%) Microsoft
14 150 (22.52%) Finance
15 146 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 138 (20.72%) HTML
17 134 (20.12%) CSS
18 129 (19.37%) Entity Framework
19 123 (18.47%) jQuery
20 118 (17.72%) Scrum
21 116 (17.42%) OO
22 113 (16.97%) Banking
23 99 (14.86%) Visual Studio
24 98 (14.71%) XML
25 95 (14.26%) SQL Server 2008
26 93 (13.96%) LINQ
26 93 (13.96%) Front Office
27 92 (13.81%) Team Foundation Server
28 90 (13.51%) T-SQL
29 88 (13.21%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (7.36%) BizTalk Server
2 45 (6.76%) CMS
3 33 (4.95%) IIS
4 32 (4.80%) SharePoint
5 27 (4.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 23 (3.45%) Umbraco
7 21 (3.15%) Kentico
7 21 (3.15%) Node.js
8 17 (2.55%) TIBCO EMS
9 14 (2.10%) Confluence
10 10 (1.50%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.05%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.05%) Immediacy CMS
13 6 (0.90%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.75%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.60%) DNN
16 3 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 44 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.60%) MS Office
4 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 41 (6.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.95%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
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 40 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.45%) SaaS
3 3 (0.45%) Office 365
3 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.75%) HTTP
2 16 (2.40%) FTP
3 7 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.60%) DNS
4 4 (0.60%) SSL
4 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.45%) ZigBee
5 3 (0.45%) OpenVPN
5 3 (0.45%) Internet
5 3 (0.45%) 802.15
5 3 (0.45%) VPN
6 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (55.86%) SQL Server
2 95 (14.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (6.46%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (2.10%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.10%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.80%) MS Access
11 11 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (1.05%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.75%) SQLite
17 5 (0.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 99 (14.86%) Visual Studio
2 92 (13.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (10.96%) NUnit
4 34 (5.11%) TeamCity
5 30 (4.50%) Subversion
6 28 (4.20%) JIRA
7 26 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 23 (3.45%) Moq
9 22 (3.30%) MSTest
10 17 (2.55%) Git (software)
11 15 (2.25%) MSI
12 11 (1.65%) ProC
13 10 (1.50%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.50%) MSBuild
14 8 (1.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 8 (1.20%) JMeter
15 7 (1.05%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
17 5 (0.75%) Fiddler
17 5 (0.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 150 (22.52%) Finance
2 113 (16.97%) Banking
3 93 (13.96%) Front Office
4 69 (10.36%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.15%) Back Office
6 9 (1.35%) Retail
7 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.20%) Legal
8 7 (1.05%) Advertising
8 7 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.90%) Billing
10 5 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.60%) Marketing
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 529 (79.43%) Developer
2 244 (36.64%) C# Developer
3 214 (32.13%) .NET Developer
4 91 (13.66%) Senior Developer
5 89 (13.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (7.36%) Architect
7 44 (6.61%) Senior C# Developer
8 35 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 31 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (4.50%) Analyst
11 29 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (3.90%) Web Developer
13 25 (3.75%) Software Developer
14 22 (3.30%) BizTalk Developer
15 18 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (2.55%) Technical Architect
17 15 (2.25%) Applications Developer
17 15 (2.25%) SQL Developer
17 15 (2.25%) Microsoft Developer
18 14 (2.10%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (86.19%) .NET
2 276 (41.44%) ASP.NET
3 245 (36.79%) WPF
4 216 (32.43%) .NET Framework
5 174 (26.13%) Web Services
6 146 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 138 (20.72%) HTML
8 134 (20.12%) CSS
9 129 (19.37%) Entity Framework
10 123 (18.47%) jQuery
11 98 (14.71%) XML
12 93 (13.96%) LINQ
13 77 (11.56%) WinForms
14 63 (9.46%) RESTful
14 63 (9.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 61 (9.16%) SOAP
16 56 (8.41%) HTML5
17 45 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 42 (6.31%) AngularJS
19 38 (5.71%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.56%) Derivative
2 54 (8.11%) Fixed Income
3 32 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.50%) Hedge funds
5 26 (3.90%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (3.60%) Equity Derivative
7 23 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 20 (3.00%) N-Tier
8 20 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 18 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.40%) Equities
11 15 (2.25%) Mathematics
12 14 (2.10%) Credit Risk
13 11 (1.65%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.50%) Grid Computing
14 10 (1.50%) User Experience
15 8 (1.20%) Open Source
16 6 (0.90%) Visualisation
16 6 (0.90%) Blog
16 6 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 88 (13.21%) Windows
2 8 (1.20%) Android
3 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.90%) Linux
3 6 (0.90%) Windows XP
3 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (0.90%) Windows Vista
4 4 (0.60%) UNIX
5 3 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.45%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (34.38%) TDD
3 217 (32.58%) MVC
4 118 (17.72%) Scrum
5 116 (17.42%) OO
6 87 (13.06%) Multithreading
7 85 (12.76%) Unit Testing
8 79 (11.86%) SOA
9 62 (9.31%) BDD
10 61 (9.16%) CRM
11 53 (7.96%) OOD
12 51 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (7.06%) MVVM
14 40 (6.01%) E-Commerce
15 37 (5.56%) Web Development
16 34 (5.11%) Workflow
17 30 (4.50%) OOP
18 29 (4.35%) Refactoring
19 27 (4.05%) Software Engineering
20 26 (3.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 576 (86.49%) C#
2 307 (46.10%) SQL
3 193 (28.98%) JavaScript
4 90 (13.51%) T-SQL
5 41 (6.16%) Java
6 30 (4.50%) C++
7 29 (4.35%) VB.NET
8 23 (3.45%) VB
9 20 (3.00%) VBA
10 17 (2.55%) VB6
11 14 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.35%) XAML
14 8 (1.20%) PHP
14 8 (1.20%) C
15 7 (1.05%) XPath
16 4 (0.60%) Ruby
16 4 (0.60%) XQuery
16 4 (0.60%) Scala
17 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (8.86%) Degree
2 18 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.05%) MCITP
6 6 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.60%) HND
8 3 (0.45%) CISSP
9 2 (0.30%) MCP
9 2 (0.30%) ISEB
9 2 (0.30%) CFA
9 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.80%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) EMIR
3 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.60%) Firmware
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.45%) vSphere
3 1 (0.15%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 8 (1.20%) Control-M
2 3 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (0.45%) logstash
2 3 (0.45%) Kibana
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 172 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.81%) Oracle
3 41 (6.16%) DevExpress
4 37 (5.56%) Sitecore
5 26 (3.90%) Infragistics
6 21 (3.15%) TIBCO
6 21 (3.15%) EPiServer
7 20 (3.00%) IBM
8 5 (0.75%) Adobe
8 5 (0.75%) Sybase
8 5 (0.75%) DataSynapse
8 5 (0.75%) Syncfusion
8 5 (0.75%) Twitter
9 4 (0.60%) HP
9 4 (0.60%) Citrix
10 3 (0.45%) Symantec
10 3 (0.45%) Ektron
10 3 (0.45%) RedDot
10 3 (0.45%) VMware
10 3 (0.45%) AppSense
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago