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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 29 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.66% 1.06% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 3.70% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +14.48%
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
40 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.32% 28.72% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 10
Median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Infragistics
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) API Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Infragistics
1 1 (33.33%) Mashery
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO