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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 184 147 87
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -60
Contract jobs citing WCF 294 369 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.52% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 4.95% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 292 480
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.17 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+14.48% -12.65%
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
7497 7460 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.65% 30.78% 32.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5514 5232 5855
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 54
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 September 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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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 +7 89 £500 - 20
Enfield - 3 £613 - 2
Canary Wharf -8 2 £500 +11.11%
Romford -3 1 £285 -48.18%
Croydon -20 1 £350 -22.22%
New Malden - 1 - -
Sidcup - 1 £400 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 618 (91.96%) C#
2 572 (85.12%) .NET
3 432 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 318 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
5 294 (43.75%) SQL
6 282 (41.96%) ASP.NET
7 248 (36.90%) TDD
8 241 (35.86%) WPF
9 229 (34.08%) MVC
10 204 (30.36%) .NET Framework
11 196 (29.17%) Web Services
12 181 (26.93%) JavaScript
13 179 (26.64%) Microsoft
13 179 (26.64%) Finance
14 141 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 134 (19.94%) Banking
16 132 (19.64%) HTML
16 132 (19.64%) XML
17 124 (18.45%) CSS
18 120 (17.86%) jQuery
18 120 (17.86%) Entity Framework
19 118 (17.56%) OO
20 113 (16.82%) Unit Testing
21 109 (16.22%) Front Office
22 104 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
22 104 (15.48%) LINQ
23 103 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
24 99 (14.73%) Scrum
25 98 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
26 94 (13.99%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 65 (9.67%) BizTalk Server
2 62 (9.23%) IIS
3 33 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.76%) CMS
5 22 (3.27%) Node.js
6 17 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (2.08%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.64%) Tomcat
11 10 (1.49%) Kentico
12 8 (1.19%) MQSeries
13 7 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.89%) JBoss
14 6 (0.89%) Immediacy CMS
14 6 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.89%) NServiceBus
15 5 (0.74%) Apache
16 3 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 68 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.93%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.30%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.93%) Office 365
3 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.45%) SaaS
5 2 (0.30%) PaaS
5 2 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.15%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.87%) HTTP
2 8 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.04%) FTP
4 6 (0.89%) DNS
4 6 (0.89%) SSL
5 4 (0.60%) Internet
5 4 (0.60%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.60%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.45%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.45%) LDAP
7 2 (0.30%) AMQP
8 1 (0.15%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) SMTP
8 1 (0.15%) VPN
8 1 (0.15%) 802.15
8 1 (0.15%) DSL
8 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 98 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (3.42%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (2.38%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.89%) MySQL
13 6 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.60%) KDB
14 4 (0.60%) Redis
14 4 (0.60%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 103 (15.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (10.42%) Visual Studio
3 57 (8.48%) NUnit
4 53 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 44 (6.55%) Subversion
6 30 (4.46%) Git (software)
7 28 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
8 22 (3.27%) Jenkins
9 21 (3.13%) MSBuild
9 21 (3.13%) SpecFlow
10 19 (2.83%) JIRA
11 12 (1.79%) Moq
12 11 (1.64%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.49%) NCover
13 10 (1.49%) FxCop
13 10 (1.49%) MSTest
14 9 (1.34%) Hudson
15 6 (0.89%) Selenium
15 6 (0.89%) FitNesse
15 6 (0.89%) ProC
General
1 179 (26.64%) Finance
2 134 (19.94%) Banking
3 109 (16.22%) Front Office
4 78 (11.61%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.57%) Back Office
6 15 (2.23%) Legal
7 13 (1.93%) Retail
8 10 (1.49%) Advertising
8 10 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.19%) Multimedia
10 7 (1.04%) Marketing
11 6 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.45%) Law
14 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 563 (83.78%) Developer
2 258 (38.39%) C# Developer
3 217 (32.29%) .NET Developer
4 96 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 76 (11.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 37 (5.51%) Analyst
8 34 (5.06%) BizTalk Developer
9 33 (4.91%) Web Developer
10 27 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
11 26 (3.87%) Agile .NET Developer
12 21 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (3.13%) Software Developer
12 21 (3.13%) Architect
13 18 (2.68%) Analyst Developer
13 18 (2.68%) WPF Developer
13 18 (2.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (2.53%) C++/C# Developer
14 17 (2.53%) C++ Developer
15 15 (2.23%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (85.12%) .NET
2 282 (41.96%) ASP.NET
3 241 (35.86%) WPF
4 204 (30.36%) .NET Framework
5 196 (29.17%) Web Services
6 141 (20.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 132 (19.64%) XML
7 132 (19.64%) HTML
8 124 (18.45%) CSS
9 120 (17.86%) Entity Framework
9 120 (17.86%) jQuery
10 104 (15.48%) LINQ
11 94 (13.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 82 (12.20%) WinForms
13 73 (10.86%) SOAP
14 67 (9.97%) AngularJS
15 56 (8.33%) HTML5
16 54 (8.04%) RESTful
16 54 (8.04%) REST
17 46 (6.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (8.04%) Derivative
3 47 (6.99%) Fixed Income
4 41 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 30 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.13%) N-Tier
7 20 (2.98%) Equity Derivative
8 19 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
9 16 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (2.23%) Market Risk
11 14 (2.08%) Equities
12 13 (1.93%) Credit Risk
13 11 (1.64%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.49%) Grid Computing
14 10 (1.49%) Mathematics
15 9 (1.34%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.19%) Management Information System
17 7 (1.04%) Computer Science
17 7 (1.04%) RIA
17 7 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 83 (12.35%) Windows
2 9 (1.34%) UNIX
3 8 (1.19%) Linux
4 6 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.74%) Android
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.45%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (36.90%) TDD
3 229 (34.08%) MVC
4 118 (17.56%) OO
5 113 (16.82%) Unit Testing
6 104 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
7 99 (14.73%) Scrum
8 92 (13.69%) BDD
9 74 (11.01%) Multithreading
10 68 (10.12%) SOA
11 67 (9.97%) MVVM
12 62 (9.23%) SDLC
13 44 (6.55%) CRM
14 41 (6.10%) OOD
15 34 (5.06%) E-Commerce
16 32 (4.76%) OOP
16 32 (4.76%) Release Management
17 29 (4.32%) Web Development
18 28 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
19 27 (4.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 618 (91.96%) C#
2 294 (43.75%) SQL
3 181 (26.93%) JavaScript
4 83 (12.35%) T-SQL
5 46 (6.85%) VB.NET
6 35 (5.21%) C++
7 29 (4.32%) Java
8 27 (4.02%) XAML
9 26 (3.87%) VB
10 17 (2.53%) Ruby
11 14 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.93%) VB6
13 10 (1.49%) VBA
14 9 (1.34%) Python
14 9 (1.34%) XPath
15 7 (1.04%) Erlang
15 7 (1.04%) F#
15 7 (1.04%) C
16 6 (0.89%) PHP
16 6 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (5.51%) Degree
2 22 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.74%) HND
7 2 (0.30%) MCTS
7 2 (0.30%) MCITP
7 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.30%) MCPD
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CFA
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.15%) CISSP
8 1 (0.15%) MCAD
8 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.64%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.45%) XenDesktop
2 3 (0.45%) vSphere
3 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.15%) Firmware
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (1.19%) Control-M
2 5 (0.74%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.30%) logstash
4 2 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 179 (26.64%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.82%) Oracle
3 21 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 20 (2.98%) Sybase
5 17 (2.53%) DevExpress
6 15 (2.23%) IBM
7 12 (1.79%) Infragistics
8 11 (1.64%) EPiServer
9 9 (1.34%) Solace
9 9 (1.34%) Perforce
10 7 (1.04%) Facebook
11 6 (0.89%) VMware
11 6 (0.89%) Adobe
11 6 (0.89%) HP
12 5 (0.74%) Citrix
12 5 (0.74%) Ektron
13 4 (0.60%) DataSynapse
13 4 (0.60%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.45%) AppSense
14 3 (0.45%) Symantec
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