Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a WCF Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 547 539 567
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 -19
Contract jobs requiring a WCF Developer 90 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 63 52
London median daily rate £600 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +18.42% +7.04%
10th Percentile £521 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £650 £619
England median daily rate £600 £388 £445
% change year-on-year +54.84% -12.92% +20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 43,443 41,722 42,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.60% 95.01% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,367 29,924 30,309
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 605 524 498
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.00 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +8.44% -0.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.51 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.47 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +6.92%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -29 5 £565 +32.94% 1
East London - 1 £528 - 1
WCF Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 90 (100.00%) WCF
2 88 (97.78%) C#
3 81 (90.00%) .NET
4 78 (86.67%) SQL
5 69 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (71.11%) WPF
7 56 (62.22%) SQL Server
8 43 (47.78%) Front Office
9 40 (44.44%) .NET Framework
10 38 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (40.00%) Banking
12 33 (36.67%) MVVM
13 32 (35.56%) SOLID
14 28 (31.11%) Fixed Income
15 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
16 25 (27.78%) Test Automation
17 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (26.67%) Investment Banking
18 23 (25.56%) TDD
19 22 (24.44%) TeamCity
19 22 (24.44%) Web Development
19 22 (24.44%) Computer Science
20 21 (23.33%) Credit Risk
20 21 (23.33%) Market Risk
20 21 (23.33%) T-SQL
21 20 (22.22%) CruiseControl
21 20 (22.22%) JIRA
21 20 (22.22%) NoSQL
21 20 (22.22%) Task Parallel Library
22 19 (21.11%) MongoDB

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 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 19 (21.11%) MongoDB
5 14 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) TeamCity
2 20 (22.22%) CruiseControl
2 20 (22.22%) JIRA
3 19 (21.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (21.11%) Subversion
4 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.78%) NUnit
5 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 4 (4.44%) Moq
7 4 (4.44%) MSTest
7 4 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
General
1 43 (47.78%) Front Office
2 36 (40.00%) Banking
3 24 (26.67%) Investment Banking
4 15 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (4.44%) Back Office
5 4 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) WCF
2 81 (90.00%) .NET
3 64 (71.11%) WPF
4 40 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 20 (22.22%) Task Parallel Library
6 19 (21.11%) Reactive Extensions
7 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.78%) Web Services
9 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.67%) REST
10 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.44%) WinForms
12 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.33%) CSS
12 3 (3.33%) HTML
12 3 (3.33%) jQuery
12 3 (3.33%) XML
13 2 (2.22%) RESTful
14 1 (1.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Fixed Income
2 22 (24.44%) Computer Science
3 21 (23.33%) Credit Risk
3 21 (23.33%) Market Risk
4 19 (21.11%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (20.00%) Hedge funds
6 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.56%) Derivative
7 5 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (4.44%) Grid Computing
9 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (2.22%) Reinsurance
11 1 (1.11%) Equities
11 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (36.67%) MVVM
4 32 (35.56%) SOLID
5 25 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 23 (25.56%) TDD
7 22 (24.44%) Web Development
8 19 (21.11%) Integration Testing
8 19 (21.11%) Stress Testing
8 19 (21.11%) Technical Analysis
8 19 (21.11%) Test Scripting
9 14 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (12.22%) Multithreading
11 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.89%) MVC
14 7 (7.78%) Asset Management
14 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
15 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
15 6 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 88 (97.78%) C#
2 78 (86.67%) SQL
3 21 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.56%) C++
5 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.22%) C++/CLI
6 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.56%) Charles River
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle
4 5 (5.56%) Telerik
5 4 (4.44%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (1.11%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.11%) Infragistics