Period
to 20 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a WCF Developer was £605 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Developer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 557 554
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +25
Contract jobs requiring a WCF Developer 95 85 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 54
London median daily rate £605 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £513 £419 £350
90th Percentile £700 £651 £605
England median daily rate £600 £500 £405
% change year-on-year +20.00% +23.46% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate - - £60.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,949 44,316 42,387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.95% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,745 32,078 30,157
London median daily rate £500 £493 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +7.07% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 551 557
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +4.51% +3.24%
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.21 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.67 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +2.78%

WCF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured WCF Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WCF Developer in London

WCF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF Developer in London

WCF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCF Developer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCF Developer in London

WCF Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WCF Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCF Developer in London

WCF Developer
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 Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -13 6 £575 - 2
North London - 3 £450 -
West London -1 1 £405 +24.62%
East London - 1 £528 -
WCF Developer
England

WCF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, WCF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring WCF Developer in the job title.

1 95 (100.00%) WCF
2 90 (94.74%) C#
2 90 (94.74%) .NET
3 77 (81.05%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (81.05%) SQL
4 70 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 68 (71.58%) WPF
6 45 (47.37%) .NET Framework
7 40 (42.11%) Banking
8 35 (36.84%) Front Office
8 35 (36.84%) MVVM
9 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (33.68%) JIRA
11 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (32.63%) Investment Banking
12 30 (31.58%) Credit Risk
12 30 (31.58%) SOLID
13 29 (30.53%) Fixed Income
14 28 (29.47%) T-SQL
15 27 (28.42%) Market Risk
15 27 (28.42%) MongoDB
15 27 (28.42%) NoSQL
15 27 (28.42%) Task Parallel Library
16 26 (27.37%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (27.37%) Technical Analysis
16 26 (27.37%) Reactive Extensions
16 26 (27.37%) Stress Testing
16 26 (27.37%) Integration Testing
16 26 (27.37%) Test Scripting
16 26 (27.37%) Atlassian Bamboo

WCF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (6.32%) Confluence
2 3 (3.16%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 31 (32.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (28.42%) MongoDB
3 27 (28.42%) NoSQL
4 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.05%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (33.68%) JIRA
2 26 (27.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 26 (27.37%) Subversion
3 22 (23.16%) TeamCity
4 16 (16.84%) CruiseControl
5 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.47%) SpecFlow
6 8 (8.42%) Moq
6 8 (8.42%) MSTest
6 8 (8.42%) NUnit
6 8 (8.42%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (42.11%) Banking
2 35 (36.84%) Front Office
3 31 (32.63%) Investment Banking
4 14 (14.74%) Finance
5 7 (7.37%) Back Office
6 4 (4.21%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (100.00%) WCF
2 90 (94.74%) .NET
3 68 (71.58%) WPF
4 45 (47.37%) .NET Framework
5 27 (28.42%) Task Parallel Library
6 26 (27.37%) Reactive Extensions
7 12 (12.63%) ASP.NET
8 11 (11.58%) REST
9 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.42%) Web Services
10 5 (5.26%) WinForms
11 4 (4.21%) XML
12 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.16%) JSON
12 3 (3.16%) OLE
13 2 (2.11%) RESTful
14 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
14 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
14 1 (1.05%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.58%) Credit Risk
2 29 (30.53%) Fixed Income
3 27 (28.42%) Market Risk
4 26 (27.37%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 18 (18.95%) Hedge funds
7 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (4.21%) Grid Computing
9 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
9 3 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (3.16%) N-Tier
10 2 (2.11%) Reinsurance
10 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (81.05%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.84%) MVVM
3 33 (34.74%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (31.58%) SOLID
5 26 (27.37%) Integration Testing
5 26 (27.37%) Stress Testing
5 26 (27.37%) Technical Analysis
5 26 (27.37%) Test Scripting
6 25 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 22 (23.16%) TDD
8 18 (18.95%) Web Development
9 13 (13.68%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.63%) Multithreading
10 12 (12.63%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 10 (10.53%) MVC
11 10 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.47%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (8.42%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (94.74%) C#
2 77 (81.05%) SQL
3 28 (29.47%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.16%) C++
4 3 (3.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.05%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Charles River
3 8 (8.42%) Bloomberg
4 7 (7.37%) Oracle
5 3 (3.16%) Northgate
5 3 (3.16%) Oneserve
6 1 (1.05%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.05%) Infragistics