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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing WCF 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.63% 1.95% 4.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 4.88% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £616 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.88% +11.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
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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
32 82 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.07% 40.00% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 71
Average daily rate £450 £616 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.94% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £525 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £625
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 £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCF across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

WCF Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft