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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £30.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -27.71%
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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
54 22 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.98% 18.18% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 77
Average daily rate £500 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £320 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £623 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Solace
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Perforce
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Solace
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Perforce