Period
to 22 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a WCF Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 559 574 533
Rank change year-on-year +15 -41 +11
Contract jobs requiring a WCF Developer 61 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 55
London median daily rate £625 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.58% -3.06%
10th Percentile £480 £500 £350
90th Percentile £700 £688 £591
England median daily rate £563 £483 £445
% change year-on-year +16.58% +8.43% +11.25%
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 41,650 44,551 39,261
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.88% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,924 32,446 27,965
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 629 563
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.60 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -5.03% +14.16%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.96
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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
West London +17 3 £405 +24.62%
Central London -14 3 £525 -8.70%
North London - 3 £450 -
East London - 1 £528 -
WCF Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 61 (100.00%) WCF
2 58 (95.08%) C#
2 58 (95.08%) .NET
3 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
4 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (73.77%) WPF
6 38 (62.30%) SQL
7 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (40.98%) MVVM
8 25 (40.98%) Fixed Income
9 24 (39.34%) Front Office
9 24 (39.34%) SOLID
10 22 (36.07%) Asset Management
11 21 (34.43%) .NET Framework
12 18 (29.51%) JIRA
12 18 (29.51%) Hedge funds
13 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (26.23%) Banking
14 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
14 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
14 15 (24.59%) Credit Risk
15 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (22.95%) Investment Banking
16 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 13 (21.31%) Derivative
16 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
16 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
16 13 (21.31%) Portfolio Management
16 13 (21.31%) Dependency Injection

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 (9.84%) Confluence
2 4 (6.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (21.31%) MongoDB
4 13 (21.31%) NoSQL
4 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (21.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.92%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) JIRA
2 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (21.31%) Jenkins
4 12 (19.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (19.67%) Subversion
4 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
5 9 (14.75%) SpecFlow
6 8 (13.11%) Moq
6 8 (13.11%) MSTest
6 8 (13.11%) NUnit
6 8 (13.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (9.84%) CruiseControl
7 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (39.34%) Front Office
2 16 (26.23%) Banking
3 14 (22.95%) Investment Banking
4 10 (16.39%) Finance
5 3 (4.92%) Back Office
6 2 (3.28%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) WCF
2 58 (95.08%) .NET
3 45 (73.77%) WPF
4 21 (34.43%) .NET Framework
5 12 (19.67%) Reactive Extensions
5 12 (19.67%) Task Parallel Library
6 11 (18.03%) REST
7 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.84%) WinForms
8 5 (8.20%) Web Services
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.92%) JSON
9 3 (4.92%) Middleware
9 3 (4.92%) OLE
9 3 (4.92%) XML
10 2 (3.28%) RESTful
11 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.98%) Fixed Income
2 18 (29.51%) Hedge funds
3 15 (24.59%) Credit Risk
4 13 (21.31%) Derivative
4 13 (21.31%) OTC Derivatives
5 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (19.67%) Market Risk
6 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (40.98%) MVVM
4 24 (39.34%) SOLID
5 22 (36.07%) Asset Management
6 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
7 13 (21.31%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (21.31%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (21.31%) Portfolio Management
8 12 (19.67%) Integration Testing
8 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
8 12 (19.67%) Stress Testing
8 12 (19.67%) Technical Analysis
8 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
9 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
10 10 (16.39%) Data Modelling
11 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
11 9 (14.75%) TDD
12 8 (13.11%) Front End Development
12 8 (13.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 58 (95.08%) C#
2 38 (62.30%) SQL
3 15 (24.59%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) C++
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Telerik
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.11%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.92%) Northgate
4 3 (4.92%) Oneserve
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.64%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle