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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 151 149 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -62
Contract jobs citing WCF 333 343 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.46% 1.50% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 4.79% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 258 404
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £52.17 - £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £23.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -44.57%
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
7099 7163 7279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.02% 31.26% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5144 5220
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 34 96
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 6 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the London region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

WCF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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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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 +20 115 £475 -6.86% 47
Canary Wharf - 3 £550 -
New Malden - 3 - -
Croydon - 2 £350 - 1
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
Sidcup - 1 £400 - 1
Wembley - 1 £330 - 2
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 611 (88.94%) C#
2 585 (85.15%) .NET
3 404 (58.81%) SQL Server
4 324 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
5 306 (44.54%) ASP.NET
6 294 (42.79%) SQL
7 244 (35.52%) MVC
8 236 (34.35%) TDD
9 233 (33.92%) .NET Framework
10 227 (33.04%) WPF
11 218 (31.73%) Web Services
12 204 (29.69%) JavaScript
13 181 (26.35%) Microsoft
14 176 (25.62%) Finance
15 156 (22.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 145 (21.11%) Entity Framework
17 143 (20.82%) HTML
18 140 (20.38%) XML
18 140 (20.38%) jQuery
19 137 (19.94%) CSS
20 127 (18.49%) Banking
21 115 (16.74%) OO
22 114 (16.59%) LINQ
22 114 (16.59%) Unit Testing
23 110 (16.01%) Scrum
24 104 (15.14%) Front Office
25 102 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
25 102 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
26 93 (13.54%) T-SQL
26 93 (13.54%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 62 (9.02%) BizTalk Server
2 53 (7.71%) IIS
3 44 (6.40%) CMS
4 31 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 23 (3.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 20 (2.91%) Umbraco
6 20 (2.91%) Node.js
7 17 (2.47%) Kentico
8 14 (2.04%) MQSeries
9 13 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 11 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.31%) Confluence
11 9 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.87%) Apache
12 6 (0.87%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.73%) Immediacy CMS
13 5 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.58%) JBoss
14 4 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 56 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.44%) MS Office
5 2 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (5.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.16%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.15%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) RMDS
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.31%) Office 365
3 3 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.93%) HTTP
2 11 (1.60%) FTP
3 10 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.87%) SSL
5 5 (0.73%) Internet
5 5 (0.73%) DNS
6 4 (0.58%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.58%) ZigBee
6 4 (0.58%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.58%) 802.15
6 4 (0.58%) VPN
7 3 (0.44%) LDAP
7 3 (0.44%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.29%) AMQP
9 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) SMTP
9 1 (0.15%) DSL
9 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (58.81%) SQL Server
2 102 (14.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (5.53%) Relational Database
5 37 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 34 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 27 (3.93%) NoSQL
9 20 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (2.47%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.02%) MySQL
15 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.87%) Spotfire
15 6 (0.87%) Couchbase
16 5 (0.73%) Redis
16 5 (0.73%) KDB
Development Applications
1 102 (14.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 93 (13.54%) Visual Studio
3 52 (7.57%) NUnit
4 46 (6.70%) Subversion
5 44 (6.40%) TeamCity
6 31 (4.51%) JIRA
7 25 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 22 (3.20%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (2.47%) MSBuild
10 16 (2.33%) Moq
11 15 (2.18%) MSTest
12 11 (1.60%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.46%) SpecFlow
14 9 (1.31%) MSI
15 6 (0.87%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.87%) ProC
15 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
15 6 (0.87%) Selenium
16 5 (0.73%) Maven
16 5 (0.73%) Rational Rose
General
1 176 (25.62%) Finance
2 127 (18.49%) Banking
3 104 (15.14%) Front Office
4 71 (10.33%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.64%) Back Office
6 16 (2.33%) Legal
7 12 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.46%) Retail
9 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.73%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.58%) Marketing
11 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 3 (0.44%) Law
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 580 (84.43%) Developer
2 266 (38.72%) C# Developer
3 233 (33.92%) .NET Developer
4 101 (14.70%) Senior Developer
5 93 (13.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (6.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 36 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
8 32 (4.66%) Architect
9 29 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (4.08%) Analyst
10 28 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 28 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (3.78%) Software Developer
12 25 (3.64%) BizTalk Developer
13 24 (3.49%) Agile .NET Developer
14 15 (2.18%) WPF Developer
14 15 (2.18%) UI Programmer
14 15 (2.18%) Microsoft Developer
14 15 (2.18%) C++/C# Developer
14 15 (2.18%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (85.15%) .NET
2 306 (44.54%) ASP.NET
3 233 (33.92%) .NET Framework
4 227 (33.04%) WPF
5 218 (31.73%) Web Services
6 156 (22.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 145 (21.11%) Entity Framework
8 143 (20.82%) HTML
9 140 (20.38%) XML
9 140 (20.38%) jQuery
10 137 (19.94%) CSS
11 114 (16.59%) LINQ
12 90 (13.10%) WinForms
13 88 (12.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 73 (10.63%) SOAP
15 67 (9.75%) RESTful
16 65 (9.46%) HTML5
17 50 (7.28%) AngularJS
18 44 (6.40%) REST
19 41 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.42%) Derivative
2 49 (7.13%) Fixed Income
3 47 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (4.51%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.06%) N-Tier
7 19 (2.77%) Inversion of Control
7 19 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (2.18%) Equities
10 14 (2.04%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.89%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.75%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.46%) Computer Science
14 9 (1.31%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.02%) RIA
16 6 (0.87%) Market Risk
16 6 (0.87%) Tandem
16 6 (0.87%) Grid Computing
16 6 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 91 (13.25%) Windows
2 13 (1.89%) Linux
3 10 (1.46%) UNIX
4 4 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
4 4 (0.58%) Windows CE
4 4 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.44%) Android
5 3 (0.44%) Windows NT
5 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (35.52%) MVC
3 236 (34.35%) TDD
4 115 (16.74%) OO
5 114 (16.59%) Unit Testing
6 110 (16.01%) Scrum
7 79 (11.50%) BDD
8 75 (10.92%) Multithreading
9 70 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (9.61%) SOA
11 60 (8.73%) SDLC
12 59 (8.59%) CRM
13 55 (8.01%) OOD
14 51 (7.42%) MVVM
15 45 (6.55%) E-Commerce
16 34 (4.95%) Web Development
17 32 (4.66%) Software Engineering
18 30 (4.37%) Mentoring
19 28 (4.08%) Release Management
20 27 (3.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 611 (88.94%) C#
2 294 (42.79%) SQL
3 204 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 93 (13.54%) T-SQL
5 42 (6.11%) Java
6 39 (5.68%) VB.NET
7 35 (5.09%) C++
8 23 (3.35%) VB
9 18 (2.62%) VBA
10 13 (1.89%) VB6
10 13 (1.89%) Ruby
11 11 (1.60%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.60%) C
12 9 (1.31%) XPath
13 8 (1.16%) PHP
13 8 (1.16%) Python
14 7 (1.02%) XAML
14 7 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.73%) F#
16 4 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (6.70%) Degree
2 28 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 14 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.73%) HND
7 3 (0.44%) CISSP
8 2 (0.29%) MCPD
8 2 (0.29%) MCP
9 1 (0.15%) MCAD
9 1 (0.15%) MCSD
9 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.15%) MCITP
9 1 (0.15%) CFA
9 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.47%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) EMIR
3 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) Firmware
2 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.15%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 13 (1.89%) Control-M
2 3 (0.44%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.29%) logstash
3 2 (0.29%) Kibana
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 181 (26.35%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.17%) Oracle
3 34 (4.95%) DevExpress
4 28 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 22 (3.20%) IBM
6 19 (2.77%) Infragistics
7 17 (2.47%) EPiServer
8 15 (2.18%) Sybase
9 14 (2.04%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.02%) Solace
11 6 (0.87%) VMware
12 5 (0.73%) DataSynapse
12 5 (0.73%) Syncfusion
12 5 (0.73%) Adobe
12 5 (0.73%) Facebook
13 4 (0.58%) Assembla
13 4 (0.58%) HP
13 4 (0.58%) Citrix
14 3 (0.44%) Symantec
14 3 (0.44%) Google
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Salt
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Harrington Starr
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Venturi
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City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Sidcup, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
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City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
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