The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 38 39
Contract jobs citing WCF 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 2.68% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.16% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Average daily rate
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- £550 £577
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +22.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 98 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.97% 32.89% 31.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 76 56
Average daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
WCF
London

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 16 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) CSLA
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) CSLA
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#