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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.79% - 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £648 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.50
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
27 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.26% 31.31% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 41
Average daily rate £550 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £438 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCF across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Front Office
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) XSL
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) VBA
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Access
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) Syncfusion
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (50.00%) DevExpress

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) HBase
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (83.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) COM
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (50.00%) Syncfusion
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Perforce