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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 143 81 107
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +26
Contract jobs citing WCF 361 628 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.49% 2.50% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.89% 7.94% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 493 391
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £587 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +15.27%
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
7384 7905 7914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.53% 31.48% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5174 5694 5620
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 76
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 August 2014.

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 19 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -38 93 £513 +2.50% 57
Croydon - 3 £450 - 4
Romford - 2 £500 -
Canary Wharf +13 1 £450 -18.18%
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Hornchurch - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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.

1 633 (88.78%) .NET
2 615 (86.26%) C#
3 437 (61.29%) SQL Server
4 362 (50.77%) ASP.NET
5 329 (46.14%) MVC
6 265 (37.17%) SQL
7 231 (32.40%) Microsoft
8 230 (32.26%) HTML
9 229 (32.12%) TDD
10 223 (31.28%) JavaScript
11 213 (29.87%) WPF
12 209 (29.31%) .NET Framework
13 204 (28.61%) ASP.NET MVC
14 191 (26.79%) Web Services
15 188 (26.37%) jQuery
16 184 (25.81%) CSS
17 176 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
18 151 (21.18%) Banking
19 144 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
19 144 (20.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 141 (19.78%) Finance
21 139 (19.50%) Scrum
22 132 (18.51%) Windows
23 127 (17.81%) OO
24 117 (16.41%) Front Office
25 111 (15.57%) XML
26 110 (15.43%) HTML5
27 109 (15.29%) Visual Studio
28 106 (14.87%) Ajax
29 93 (13.04%) Multithreading

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, 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 82 (11.50%) IIS
2 63 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 48 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
4 32 (4.49%) CMS
5 28 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 22 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 17 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (1.54%) NServiceBus
10 10 (1.40%) Apache Solr
11 9 (1.26%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.12%) Apache
13 7 (0.98%) JCAPS
14 6 (0.84%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.70%) Node.js
15 5 (0.70%) MQSeries
16 4 (0.56%) Sitefinity
17 3 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
17 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 93 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.84%) MS Office
2 6 (0.84%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.70%) ReMetrica
3 3 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 56 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.23%) PaaS
3 8 (1.12%) SaaS
4 5 (0.70%) IaaS
5 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.68%) LDAP
2 11 (1.54%) HTTP
3 10 (1.40%) Intranet
3 10 (1.40%) Internet
4 8 (1.12%) BIG-IP
5 6 (0.84%) Firewall
6 4 (0.56%) DMZ
6 4 (0.56%) FTP
7 2 (0.28%) SAN
7 2 (0.28%) DNS
7 2 (0.28%) DHCP
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) NAS
7 2 (0.28%) AMQP
8 1 (0.14%) SSH
8 1 (0.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 144 (20.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (12.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (1.82%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (1.68%) RavenDB
12 11 (1.54%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.40%) DTS
14 8 (1.12%) MySQL
14 8 (1.12%) QlikView
15 7 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.84%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 109 (15.29%) Visual Studio
2 90 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (8.84%) NUnit
4 34 (4.77%) TeamCity
5 29 (4.07%) MSTest
6 28 (3.93%) SpecFlow
7 26 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
8 24 (3.37%) Subversion
9 20 (2.81%) MSBuild
10 15 (2.10%) JIRA
10 15 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.96%) CruiseControl
12 13 (1.82%) Moq
13 12 (1.68%) Git (software)
14 11 (1.54%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.54%) ReSharper
15 10 (1.40%) Maven
16 9 (1.26%) Jenkins
17 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (0.98%) Jasmine
General
1 151 (21.18%) Banking
2 141 (19.78%) Finance
3 117 (16.41%) Front Office
4 71 (9.96%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.63%) Retail
6 19 (2.66%) Back Office
7 12 (1.68%) Advertising
8 8 (1.12%) Publishing
8 8 (1.12%) Legal
9 6 (0.84%) Marketing
10 4 (0.56%) Billing
10 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 590 (82.75%) Developer
2 286 (40.11%) .NET Developer
3 244 (34.22%) C# Developer
4 137 (19.21%) Senior Developer
5 117 (16.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 86 (12.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 37 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (5.05%) Agile .NET Developer
9 33 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (4.07%) SharePoint Developer
11 25 (3.51%) Designer
12 23 (3.23%) Web Developer
13 22 (3.09%) Analyst
13 22 (3.09%) Senior C# Developer
14 21 (2.95%) Architect
14 21 (2.95%) Agile C# Developer
15 18 (2.52%) Programmer
16 17 (2.38%) BizTalk Developer
17 16 (2.24%) .NET Designer
18 15 (2.10%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (88.78%) .NET
2 362 (50.77%) ASP.NET
3 230 (32.26%) HTML
4 213 (29.87%) WPF
5 209 (29.31%) .NET Framework
6 204 (28.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 191 (26.79%) Web Services
8 188 (26.37%) jQuery
9 184 (25.81%) CSS
10 144 (20.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 111 (15.57%) XML
12 110 (15.43%) HTML5
13 106 (14.87%) Ajax
14 92 (12.90%) LINQ
15 63 (8.84%) REST
16 60 (8.42%) KnockoutJS
17 59 (8.27%) SOAP
18 58 (8.13%) WinForms
19 55 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 49 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.15%) Derivative
2 41 (5.75%) Fixed Income
3 37 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (3.79%) Inversion of Control
5 23 (3.23%) Grid Computing
6 20 (2.81%) Market Risk
7 18 (2.52%) Credit Risk
8 16 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 14 (1.96%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.82%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.68%) Equities
12 11 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (1.54%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.40%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.26%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.26%) W3C
14 9 (1.26%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
14 9 (1.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 132 (18.51%) Windows
2 26 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (2.10%) Linux
5 10 (1.40%) UNIX
6 8 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (46.14%) MVC
2 229 (32.12%) TDD
3 176 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (19.50%) Scrum
5 127 (17.81%) OO
6 93 (13.04%) Multithreading
7 88 (12.34%) Unit Testing
8 83 (11.64%) SOA
9 71 (9.96%) BDD
10 46 (6.45%) OOD
11 45 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (5.89%) MVVM
13 38 (5.33%) Workflow
13 38 (5.33%) Web Development
14 37 (5.19%) E-Commerce
15 31 (4.35%) UML
15 31 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
16 29 (4.07%) CRM
17 28 (3.93%) OOP
18 27 (3.79%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 615 (86.26%) C#
2 265 (37.17%) SQL
3 223 (31.28%) JavaScript
4 87 (12.20%) T-SQL
5 42 (5.89%) VB.NET
6 33 (4.63%) C++
7 31 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 27 (3.79%) VB
9 23 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.09%) Java
11 16 (2.24%) Python
12 15 (2.10%) VBA
13 14 (1.96%) VBScript
14 12 (1.68%) VB6
15 8 (1.12%) XAML
16 3 (0.42%) C
16 3 (0.42%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.28%) F#
17 2 (0.28%) C++/CLI
17 2 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (7.01%) Degree
2 21 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.12%) MCSD
4 7 (0.98%) MCSE
5 5 (0.70%) MBA
5 5 (0.70%) MCPD
6 4 (0.56%) MCITP
6 4 (0.56%) MCAD
6 4 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.42%) CFA
7 3 (0.42%) MCTS
7 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.28%) MCP
8 2 (0.28%) MCT
8 2 (0.28%) CCNA
8 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) ISEB
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.52%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) EMIR
3 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.28%) DFS Replication
2 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (1.96%) Control-M
2 8 (1.12%) BladeLogic
2 8 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.56%) WMI
4 2 (0.28%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.14%) SCCM
5 1 (0.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 231 (32.40%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.08%) Oracle
3 22 (3.09%) Sitecore
4 17 (2.38%) IBM
5 16 (2.24%) DevExpress
6 11 (1.54%) DataSynapse
7 9 (1.26%) Sybase
7 9 (1.26%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.12%) Altiris
8 8 (1.12%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.84%) Infragistics
10 5 (0.70%) Informatica
10 5 (0.70%) Splunk
11 4 (0.56%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.42%) CODA
12 3 (0.42%) Pegasus
12 3 (0.42%) Lotus
12 3 (0.42%) JBoss
12 3 (0.42%) Business Objects
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £220 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £515 per day + ASAP
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago