The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 26 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing WCF 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 0.76% 2.48% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.63% 10.00% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £625 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £375 £358
% change year-on-year -2.00% +4.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £11.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +272.72% -67.40%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 30 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 28.79% 24.79% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 27
Median daily rate £513 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing WCF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Canary Wharf

WCF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCF in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCF in Canary Wharf

WCF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Market Risk
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Market Risk
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Infragistics