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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / London
Rank 238 200 162
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -38
Contract jobs citing WCF 179 248 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 1.18% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 3.68% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 206 263
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.75 -

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
6623 6742 6379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.19% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 5034 4789
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -15 53 £425 -16.04% 12
Docklands, London -2 3 - -
Canary Wharf -1 2 £638 +11.06%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 342 (90.96%) C#
2 322 (85.64%) .NET
3 243 (64.63%) SQL Server
4 192 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (50.53%) SQL
6 151 (40.16%) TDD
7 144 (38.30%) MVC
7 144 (38.30%) Microsoft
8 128 (34.04%) JavaScript
9 126 (33.51%) ASP.NET
10 112 (29.79%) .NET Framework
11 109 (28.99%) WPF
12 108 (28.72%) HTML
13 103 (27.39%) Finance
14 100 (26.60%) Web Services
15 91 (24.20%) Windows
16 78 (20.74%) Scrum
17 75 (19.95%) Banking
18 73 (19.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 70 (18.62%) Entity Framework
19 70 (18.62%) T-SQL
20 68 (18.09%) CSS
20 68 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
21 64 (17.02%) AngularJS
22 62 (16.49%) RESTful
23 61 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
24 59 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
24 59 (15.69%) OO
25 58 (15.43%) CRM
26 57 (15.16%) Dynamics CRM

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 55 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 43 (11.44%) IIS
3 40 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.39%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.13%) Confluence
6 7 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.86%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.60%) CMS
8 5 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.06%) JBoss
9 4 (1.06%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.80%) Apache
10 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.80%) MS Project
4 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 57 (15.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 61 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (5.32%) PaaS
3 17 (4.52%) IaaS
4 10 (2.66%) Office 365
5 9 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (1.60%) Yammer
7 5 (1.33%) SaaS
8 2 (0.53%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.52%) HTTP
2 7 (1.86%) Internet
3 6 (1.60%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.60%) X.509
4 4 (1.06%) AMQP
4 4 (1.06%) FTP
5 3 (0.80%) Intranet
5 3 (0.80%) SSL
5 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.53%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.53%) DNS
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%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.27%) SMTP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (64.63%) SQL Server
2 57 (15.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 57 (15.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (7.45%) NoSQL
6 17 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.39%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.60%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.60%) Power BI
11 5 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.33%) OLAP
11 5 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.53%) MySQL
12 2 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 73 (19.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (14.36%) Visual Studio
3 45 (11.97%) NUnit
4 41 (10.90%) JIRA
5 31 (8.24%) MSTest
6 16 (4.26%) Subversion
7 15 (3.99%) Git (software)
8 11 (2.93%) Moq
9 10 (2.66%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 9 (2.39%) SpecFlow
10 9 (2.39%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.33%) Selenium
11 5 (1.33%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.06%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.06%) WiX
13 3 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (0.53%) FishEye
General
1 103 (27.39%) Finance
2 75 (19.95%) Banking
3 37 (9.84%) Front Office
4 34 (9.04%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.26%) Back Office
6 11 (2.93%) Retail
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
8 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.06%) Law
8 4 (1.06%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 299 (79.52%) Developer
2 196 (52.13%) C# Developer
3 128 (34.04%) .NET Developer
4 93 (24.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (17.29%) WCF Developer
6 61 (16.22%) C# WCF Developer
7 54 (14.36%) Senior Developer
8 49 (13.03%) SQL Developer
9 46 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 36 (9.57%) Agile C# Developer
10 36 (9.57%) Agile Developer
10 36 (9.57%) Senior C# Developer
11 33 (8.78%) Microsoft Developer
12 30 (7.98%) Agile .NET Developer
12 30 (7.98%) WPF Developer
13 29 (7.71%) C# WPF Developer
14 28 (7.45%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (5.05%) Architect
16 19 (5.05%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (85.64%) .NET
2 126 (33.51%) ASP.NET
3 112 (29.79%) .NET Framework
4 109 (28.99%) WPF
5 108 (28.72%) HTML
6 100 (26.60%) Web Services
7 70 (18.62%) Entity Framework
8 68 (18.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (18.09%) CSS
9 64 (17.02%) AngularJS
10 62 (16.49%) RESTful
11 59 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 55 (14.63%) REST
13 51 (13.56%) SOAP
13 51 (13.56%) XML
14 49 (13.03%) HTML5
15 45 (11.97%) jQuery
16 36 (9.57%) NHibernate
17 26 (6.91%) JSON
18 22 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.65%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.26%) Derivative
5 15 (3.99%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.46%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.93%) Credit Risk
7 11 (2.93%) Equity Derivative
7 11 (2.93%) User Experience
8 10 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.13%) Blackberry
9 8 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.86%) Fintech
11 6 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.60%) Equities
11 6 (1.60%) Market Risk
12 5 (1.33%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.06%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.80%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.20%) Windows
2 11 (2.93%) Android
3 10 (2.66%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.39%) Windows Phone
5 8 (2.13%) Linux
5 8 (2.13%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.33%) Unix
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (40.16%) TDD
3 144 (38.30%) MVC
4 78 (20.74%) Scrum
5 59 (15.69%) OO
6 58 (15.43%) CRM
7 56 (14.89%) MVVM
8 51 (13.56%) SOA
9 50 (13.30%) BDD
10 48 (12.77%) Unit Testing
11 38 (10.11%) Dependency Injection
12 35 (9.31%) Multithreading
13 34 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (8.24%) SOLID
16 29 (7.71%) SDLC
17 28 (7.45%) Software Engineering
18 25 (6.65%) E-Commerce
19 24 (6.38%) Analytics
19 24 (6.38%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 342 (90.96%) C#
2 190 (50.53%) SQL
3 128 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.62%) T-SQL
5 14 (3.72%) Java
5 14 (3.72%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.19%) Python
6 12 (3.19%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.13%) VB
8 7 (1.86%) VBA
9 6 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.60%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.33%) VB6
11 4 (1.06%) PHP
12 3 (0.80%) C++
12 3 (0.80%) Perl
12 3 (0.80%) XAML
13 2 (0.53%) Delphi
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (7.45%) Degree
2 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.06%) MCITP
4 4 (1.06%) MCSE
5 3 (0.80%) CCNA
5 3 (0.80%) CCNP
5 3 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.80%) MCDBA
5 3 (0.80%) MCDST
5 3 (0.80%) MCSA
5 3 (0.80%) MCTS
6 2 (0.53%) MCPD
6 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.39%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) Basel III
2 5 (1.33%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 144 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.04%) Oracle
3 14 (3.72%) Sybase
4 9 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.13%) SAP
6 7 (1.86%) Infragistics
7 6 (1.60%) Infor
7 6 (1.60%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.33%) EPiServer
9 4 (1.06%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.06%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.80%) Murex
10 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.80%) Solace
11 2 (0.53%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.53%) F5
11 2 (0.53%) Reuters
11 2 (0.53%) Sun
12 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
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