The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 28 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.65% 1.70% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 7.14% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £650 £500 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +233.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
WCF
London

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 Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.74% 23.86% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 21
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £380 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

WCF
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCF across the Canary Wharf region.

WCF Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

WCF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for WCF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Mashery
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mashery
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO