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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 253 181 145
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -36
Contract jobs citing WCF 185 300 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.83% 1.27% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 4.05% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 239 281
Median daily rate £450 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £52.17 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -5.00%
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
7255 7416 7127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.74% 31.43% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5481 5413 5108
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -30 28 £445 -6.31% 10
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Croydon -16 1 £250 -28.57%
Romford - 1 £400 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £325 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 348 (89.00%) C#
2 337 (86.19%) .NET
3 187 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 181 (46.29%) SQL
5 180 (46.04%) MVC
6 173 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
7 165 (42.20%) ASP.NET
8 151 (38.62%) JavaScript
9 135 (34.53%) HTML
10 134 (34.27%) TDD
11 131 (33.50%) Microsoft
12 126 (32.23%) .NET Framework
13 121 (30.95%) WPF
14 107 (27.37%) Web Services
15 98 (25.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (21.23%) CSS
17 80 (20.46%) Entity Framework
18 79 (20.20%) Finance
19 78 (19.95%) Windows
20 75 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
21 72 (18.41%) jQuery
22 70 (17.90%) AngularJS
23 68 (17.39%) OO
24 67 (17.14%) Unit Testing
25 65 (16.62%) T-SQL
25 65 (16.62%) Banking
26 63 (16.11%) HTML5
27 60 (15.35%) BDD
28 58 (14.83%) Team Foundation Server
28 58 (14.83%) SOAP

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 35 (8.95%) IIS
2 33 (8.44%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.30%) CMS
7 8 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.77%) MQSeries
9 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.77%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.26%) Confluence
11 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.26%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.26%) Kentico
11 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 37 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (6.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.77%) Endur
4 2 (0.51%) Beauchamp
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.30%) Office 365
4 4 (1.02%) Boomi
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.88%) HTTP
2 6 (1.53%) DNS
2 6 (1.53%) Internet
3 3 (0.77%) SNMP
3 3 (0.77%) SSL
4 2 (0.51%) Intranet
4 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.51%) SMS
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) Extranet
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) Network Security
5 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.72%) Relational Database
3 34 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 9 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (2.05%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.28%) DB2
14 5 (1.28%) MySQL
14 5 (1.28%) Power BI
15 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (14.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (13.04%) NUnit
3 35 (8.95%) Visual Studio
4 31 (7.93%) MSTest
5 19 (4.86%) SpecFlow
6 16 (4.09%) Git (software)
6 16 (4.09%) TeamCity
7 14 (3.58%) Moq
7 14 (3.58%) Subversion
8 12 (3.07%) MSBuild
9 9 (2.30%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.05%) JIRA
11 7 (1.79%) ReSharper
12 6 (1.53%) Grunt
12 6 (1.53%) gulp
12 6 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (1.28%) Selenium
14 4 (1.02%) FitNesse
14 4 (1.02%) Mocha
General
1 79 (20.20%) Finance
2 65 (16.62%) Banking
3 40 (10.23%) Front Office
4 31 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.81%) Back Office
6 7 (1.79%) Retail
7 6 (1.53%) Law
8 5 (1.28%) Legal
8 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.02%) Advertising
9 4 (1.02%) Marketing
10 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (83.63%) Developer
2 199 (50.90%) C# Developer
3 173 (44.25%) .NET Developer
4 100 (25.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (15.60%) WCF Developer
6 57 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 56 (14.32%) C# WCF Developer
8 48 (12.28%) Senior Developer
9 47 (12.02%) Agile Developer
10 40 (10.23%) Agile .NET Developer
10 40 (10.23%) Agile C# Developer
11 35 (8.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (8.70%) SQL Developer
13 27 (6.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (5.88%) WPF Developer
15 22 (5.63%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
16 19 (4.86%) C# WPF Developer
17 18 (4.60%) Consultant
18 17 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (86.19%) .NET
2 165 (42.20%) ASP.NET
3 135 (34.53%) HTML
4 126 (32.23%) .NET Framework
5 121 (30.95%) WPF
6 107 (27.37%) Web Services
7 98 (25.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 83 (21.23%) CSS
9 80 (20.46%) Entity Framework
10 75 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 72 (18.41%) jQuery
12 70 (17.90%) AngularJS
13 63 (16.11%) HTML5
14 58 (14.83%) SOAP
15 52 (13.30%) XML
16 47 (12.02%) REST
17 40 (10.23%) NHibernate
17 40 (10.23%) RESTful
18 35 (8.95%) Ajax
18 35 (8.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.16%) Derivative
2 27 (6.91%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.86%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.32%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.07%) Fixed Income
7 9 (2.30%) Equities
8 6 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (1.53%) Swaptions
8 6 (1.53%) Video on Demand
9 5 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.28%) User Experience
10 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.02%) Clustering
10 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.77%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 78 (19.95%) Windows
2 18 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.79%) Linux
4 5 (1.28%) Unix
5 2 (0.51%) Android
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (46.04%) MVC
2 173 (44.25%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (34.27%) TDD
4 68 (17.39%) OO
5 67 (17.14%) Unit Testing
6 60 (15.35%) BDD
7 57 (14.58%) Scrum
8 44 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (11.25%) MVVM
9 41 (10.49%) SOA
10 40 (10.23%) Multithreading
11 37 (9.46%) SDLC
12 35 (8.95%) Web Development
13 34 (8.70%) CRM
14 32 (8.18%) SOLID
15 30 (7.67%) Dependency Injection
15 30 (7.67%) Workflow
16 29 (7.42%) OOP
17 28 (7.16%) Software Engineering
18 26 (6.65%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 348 (89.00%) C#
2 181 (46.29%) SQL
3 151 (38.62%) JavaScript
4 65 (16.62%) T-SQL
5 28 (7.16%) PowerShell
6 22 (5.63%) Java
7 21 (5.37%) PL/SQL
8 19 (4.86%) Python
9 17 (4.35%) C++
10 14 (3.58%) VB
10 14 (3.58%) VBA
11 12 (3.07%) Perl
11 12 (3.07%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.07%) VBScript
11 12 (3.07%) XAML
12 10 (2.56%) C
12 10 (2.56%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.28%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.28%) Korn
13 5 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (7.16%) Degree
2 16 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.79%) MCPD
5 7 (1.79%) MCSD
6 2 (0.51%) MCITP
7 1 (0.26%) MCSE
7 1 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.32%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) EMIR
2 2 (0.51%) HL7
2 2 (0.51%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.26%) Control-M
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 131 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.25%) Oracle
3 21 (5.37%) Sybase
4 6 (1.53%) Charles River
5 5 (1.28%) Google
5 5 (1.28%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.02%) Dell
6 4 (1.02%) Infragistics
6 4 (1.02%) NetSuite
6 4 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.02%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.77%) IBM
7 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.77%) Telerik
7 3 (0.77%) Twitter
8 2 (0.51%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.51%) Murex
8 2 (0.51%) SAP
9 1 (0.26%) Facebook
9 1 (0.26%) Splunk
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Circa £550 day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + 8hr Working Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £0 - £425 per day
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