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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.83% 2.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £23.75 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.94% -1.04%
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
30 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 24.79% 29.24% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 11
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) MDX

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) MDX
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase