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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 253 192 153
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -39
Contract jobs citing WCF 173 278 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 1.23% 1.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 3.75% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 230 296
Median daily rate £450 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
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
7480 7420 7195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.84% 32.89% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5646 5627 5474
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.62 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -45 32 £438 -12.50% 9
Docklands, London +2 4 - -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £650 +30.00%
Westminster - 1 £425 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 356 (91.99%) C#
2 354 (91.47%) .NET
3 229 (59.17%) SQL Server
4 211 (54.52%) SQL
5 198 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (41.34%) MVC
7 156 (40.31%) JavaScript
8 150 (38.76%) ASP.NET
9 131 (33.85%) TDD
9 131 (33.85%) Microsoft
10 121 (31.27%) HTML
11 118 (30.49%) .NET Framework
12 112 (28.94%) WPF
13 105 (27.13%) Web Services
14 82 (21.19%) Finance
14 82 (21.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 78 (20.16%) CSS
16 76 (19.64%) AngularJS
17 75 (19.38%) T-SQL
18 72 (18.60%) Windows
19 71 (18.35%) RESTful
20 70 (18.09%) ASP.NET Web API
20 70 (18.09%) Entity Framework
21 69 (17.83%) SOAP
22 68 (17.57%) Banking
23 67 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
24 65 (16.80%) Unit Testing
25 62 (16.02%) Scrum
25 62 (16.02%) OO
26 61 (15.76%) XML

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 34 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.46%) IIS
3 23 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.07%) Confluence
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.81%) CMS
7 7 (1.81%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.03%) NServiceBus
8 4 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.78%) Apache
9 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.52%) JBoss
10 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (8.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) RMDS
3 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.13%) Office 365
3 10 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.55%) Yammer
5 5 (1.29%) SaaS
6 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.52%) GitHub
8 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.75%) HTTP
2 9 (2.33%) Internet
3 6 (1.55%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.55%) X.509
4 4 (1.03%) AMQP
4 4 (1.03%) Intranet
5 3 (0.78%) FTP
6 2 (0.52%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
6 2 (0.52%) SMS
6 2 (0.52%) SNMP
7 1 (0.26%) Firewall
7 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.26%) Network Security
7 1 (0.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (59.17%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (9.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (9.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (8.27%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (4.13%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 11 (2.84%) Power BI
10 10 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.29%) OLAP
13 5 (1.29%) Oracle OLAP
13 5 (1.29%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (1.29%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 67 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (13.95%) Visual Studio
3 41 (10.59%) NUnit
4 28 (7.24%) MSTest
5 24 (6.20%) Subversion
6 18 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 17 (4.39%) JIRA
7 17 (4.39%) TeamCity
8 14 (3.62%) Moq
9 13 (3.36%) SpecFlow
10 12 (3.10%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.55%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.55%) NuGet
11 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 5 (1.29%) Grunt
12 5 (1.29%) gulp
12 5 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (1.29%) Selenium
12 5 (1.29%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 82 (21.19%) Finance
2 68 (17.57%) Banking
3 45 (11.63%) Front Office
4 30 (7.75%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.13%) Back Office
6 13 (3.36%) Retail
7 8 (2.07%) Legal
8 6 (1.55%) Law
9 5 (1.29%) Marketing
10 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
11 3 (0.78%) Electronics
12 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 312 (80.62%) Developer
2 206 (53.23%) C# Developer
3 147 (37.98%) .NET Developer
4 100 (25.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (17.31%) WCF Developer
6 64 (16.54%) C# WCF Developer
7 53 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 51 (13.18%) SQL Developer
9 48 (12.40%) Senior Developer
10 41 (10.59%) Agile Developer
11 39 (10.08%) Agile C# Developer
12 36 (9.30%) WPF Developer
13 35 (9.04%) Agile .NET Developer
14 33 (8.53%) C# WPF Developer
15 27 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (6.72%) Senior .NET Developer
17 25 (6.46%) Architect
18 23 (5.94%) Senior C# Developer
19 21 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
20 19 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (91.47%) .NET
2 150 (38.76%) ASP.NET
3 121 (31.27%) HTML
4 118 (30.49%) .NET Framework
5 112 (28.94%) WPF
6 105 (27.13%) Web Services
7 82 (21.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (20.16%) CSS
9 76 (19.64%) AngularJS
10 71 (18.35%) RESTful
11 70 (18.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 70 (18.09%) Entity Framework
12 69 (17.83%) SOAP
13 61 (15.76%) XML
14 55 (14.21%) jQuery
15 52 (13.44%) HTML5
16 49 (12.66%) REST
17 42 (10.85%) NHibernate
18 26 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 26 (6.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.20%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.94%) Hedge funds
3 21 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.17%) Derivative
4 20 (5.17%) Inversion of Control
5 14 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.84%) Credit Risk
6 11 (2.84%) User Experience
7 10 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.33%) Blackberry
8 9 (2.33%) Equities
8 9 (2.33%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.07%) Fintech
10 7 (1.81%) Clustering
11 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.03%) Swaptions
13 3 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.60%) Windows
2 11 (2.84%) Android
3 10 (2.58%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.58%) Windows Phone
4 8 (2.07%) Linux
4 8 (2.07%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (1.29%) Unix
5 5 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (41.34%) MVC
3 131 (33.85%) TDD
4 65 (16.80%) Unit Testing
5 62 (16.02%) OO
5 62 (16.02%) Scrum
6 57 (14.73%) MVVM
7 53 (13.70%) BDD
7 53 (13.70%) SOA
8 45 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (10.59%) SDLC
10 40 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
11 37 (9.56%) Multithreading
12 35 (9.04%) CRM
13 33 (8.53%) SOLID
14 28 (7.24%) Risk Management
14 28 (7.24%) Software Engineering
15 27 (6.98%) E-Commerce
16 26 (6.72%) Analytics
17 21 (5.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 356 (91.99%) C#
2 211 (54.52%) SQL
3 156 (40.31%) JavaScript
4 75 (19.38%) T-SQL
5 20 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 15 (3.88%) Java
7 14 (3.62%) Python
8 13 (3.36%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.36%) XAML
9 12 (3.10%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.58%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.33%) C++
12 8 (2.07%) VBA
13 5 (1.29%) PHP
13 5 (1.29%) VB
14 3 (0.78%) C
14 3 (0.78%) Perl
15 2 (0.52%) Delphi
15 2 (0.52%) VB6
15 2 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (6.72%) Degree
2 12 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.29%) MCITP
5 5 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.03%) MCSE
6 4 (1.03%) MCTS
7 3 (0.78%) CCNA
7 3 (0.78%) CCNP
7 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.78%) MCDBA
7 3 (0.78%) MCDST
7 3 (0.78%) MCSA
8 2 (0.52%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.10%) QA
2 5 (1.29%) Basel III
2 5 (1.29%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (6.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) BladeLogic
1 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 131 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.37%) Oracle
3 13 (3.36%) Sybase
4 10 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.81%) SAP
6 6 (1.55%) EPiServer
6 6 (1.55%) Infor
6 6 (1.55%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.29%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.29%) Google
7 5 (1.29%) Infragistics
8 4 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.78%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.78%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.52%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.52%) F5
10 2 (0.52%) Murex
10 2 (0.52%) Sun
11 1 (0.26%) Mashery
11 1 (0.26%) Solace
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