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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 244 170 147
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -23
Contract jobs citing WCF 212 319 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 1.36% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 4.25% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 260 296
Median daily rate £469 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £52.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
7936 7513 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.75% 32.05% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5591 5370
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -25 34 £445 -11.00% 18
Canary Wharf -2 1 £475 -5.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 357 (91.30%) C#
2 351 (89.77%) .NET
3 209 (53.45%) SQL Server
4 192 (49.10%) SQL
5 182 (46.55%) MVC
6 174 (44.50%) ASP.NET
7 169 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
8 161 (41.18%) JavaScript
9 137 (35.04%) HTML
10 135 (34.53%) Microsoft
11 123 (31.46%) TDD
12 116 (29.67%) .NET Framework
13 115 (29.41%) Web Services
14 106 (27.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 102 (26.09%) WPF
16 82 (20.97%) Entity Framework
16 82 (20.97%) CSS
17 81 (20.72%) Finance
18 79 (20.20%) ASP.NET Web API
19 76 (19.44%) AngularJS
20 73 (18.67%) SOAP
21 69 (17.65%) Banking
22 67 (17.14%) Unit Testing
22 67 (17.14%) HTML5
23 66 (16.88%) Windows
23 66 (16.88%) OO
24 65 (16.62%) BDD
25 64 (16.37%) Team Foundation Server
26 62 (15.86%) jQuery
26 62 (15.86%) T-SQL

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 38 (9.72%) IIS
2 31 (7.93%) SharePoint
3 20 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (2.30%) CMS
8 8 (2.05%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.77%) Apache
10 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.51%) Confluence
11 2 (0.51%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) Kentico
Applications
1 31 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (6.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.26%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.26%) Endur
3 1 (0.26%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 39 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.32%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) Boomi
3 4 (1.02%) SaaS
4 3 (0.77%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.93%) HTTP
2 10 (2.56%) Internet
3 4 (1.02%) DNS
3 4 (1.02%) Intranet
4 3 (0.77%) AMQP
4 3 (0.77%) FTP
4 3 (0.77%) SNMP
5 2 (0.51%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.51%) SMS
5 2 (0.51%) SSL
6 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) SMTP
6 1 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (53.45%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (8.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 33 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (6.65%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (3.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.79%) Power BI
11 6 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.02%) OLAP
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.77%) RavenDB
14 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 64 (16.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (12.53%) Visual Studio
3 37 (9.46%) NUnit
4 20 (5.12%) Subversion
5 19 (4.86%) MSTest
5 19 (4.86%) SpecFlow
6 17 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 17 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.07%) Moq
8 11 (2.81%) MSBuild
9 10 (2.56%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.05%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.79%) JIRA
12 6 (1.53%) Grunt
12 6 (1.53%) gulp
12 6 (1.53%) NuGet
13 5 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 4 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 81 (20.72%) Finance
2 69 (17.65%) Banking
3 38 (9.72%) Front Office
4 36 (9.21%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.56%) Back Office
5 10 (2.56%) Retail
6 9 (2.30%) Law
6 9 (2.30%) Legal
7 6 (1.53%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.77%) Advertising
8 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 328 (83.89%) Developer
2 201 (51.41%) C# Developer
3 176 (45.01%) .NET Developer
4 112 (28.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (16.11%) WCF Developer
6 61 (15.60%) C# WCF Developer
7 57 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 50 (12.79%) Senior Developer
9 46 (11.76%) Agile Developer
10 44 (11.25%) Agile C# Developer
11 42 (10.74%) Agile .NET Developer
12 39 (9.97%) SQL Developer
13 38 (9.72%) ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (7.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (6.39%) Senior .NET Developer
16 24 (6.14%) Senior C# Developer
16 24 (6.14%) WPF Developer
17 22 (5.63%) C# WPF Developer
18 18 (4.60%) Architect
18 18 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (89.77%) .NET
2 174 (44.50%) ASP.NET
3 137 (35.04%) HTML
4 116 (29.67%) .NET Framework
5 115 (29.41%) Web Services
6 106 (27.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 102 (26.09%) WPF
8 82 (20.97%) CSS
8 82 (20.97%) Entity Framework
9 79 (20.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 76 (19.44%) AngularJS
11 73 (18.67%) SOAP
12 67 (17.14%) HTML5
13 62 (15.86%) jQuery
14 60 (15.35%) XML
15 55 (14.07%) REST
15 55 (14.07%) RESTful
16 44 (11.25%) NHibernate
17 31 (7.93%) Ajax
18 27 (6.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.65%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.63%) Derivative
4 20 (5.12%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.81%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.56%) User Experience
8 8 (2.05%) Credit Risk
8 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.05%) Equities
9 7 (1.79%) Fintech
9 7 (1.79%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.79%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.53%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.53%) Clustering
10 6 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.02%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.88%) Windows
2 13 (3.32%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.30%) Linux
4 8 (2.05%) Android
5 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Phone
7 5 (1.28%) Unix
7 5 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (46.55%) MVC
2 169 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (31.46%) TDD
4 67 (17.14%) Unit Testing
5 66 (16.88%) OO
6 65 (16.62%) BDD
7 58 (14.83%) MVVM
8 48 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (12.02%) Scrum
10 40 (10.23%) SOA
11 36 (9.21%) SDLC
12 34 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
13 33 (8.44%) SOLID
14 30 (7.67%) CRM
14 30 (7.67%) Multithreading
15 29 (7.42%) Software Engineering
16 27 (6.91%) Web Development
17 26 (6.65%) E-Commerce
18 24 (6.14%) Risk Management
19 22 (5.63%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 357 (91.30%) C#
2 192 (49.10%) SQL
3 161 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 62 (15.86%) T-SQL
5 26 (6.65%) PowerShell
6 21 (5.37%) Python
7 16 (4.09%) Java
7 16 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.58%) C++
9 11 (2.81%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.81%) XAML
10 10 (2.56%) VBA
11 9 (2.30%) Perl
11 9 (2.30%) PHP
11 9 (2.30%) VB
12 7 (1.79%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.28%) C
14 4 (1.02%) Ruby
14 4 (1.02%) VBScript
15 2 (0.51%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (7.42%) Degree
2 17 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.02%) MCITP
6 4 (1.02%) MCPD
7 3 (0.77%) MCSD
7 3 (0.77%) MCSE
7 3 (0.77%) MCTS
8 2 (0.51%) CCNA
8 2 (0.51%) CCNP
8 2 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.51%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.51%) MCDST
8 2 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 28 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) BladeLogic
1 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.26%) Control-M
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 135 (34.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.49%) Oracle
3 14 (3.58%) Sybase
4 7 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.53%) Charles River
5 6 (1.53%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.28%) Google
6 5 (1.28%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.02%) Dell
7 4 (1.02%) Infragistics
7 4 (1.02%) NetSuite
7 4 (1.02%) SAP
7 4 (1.02%) SimCorp
7 4 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.51%) F5
9 2 (0.51%) Murex
9 2 (0.51%) Sun
10 1 (0.26%) VMware
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