The table below looks at the statistics for WPF 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 WPF over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 28 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.07% 1.71% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 8.00% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
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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
60 25 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.09% 21.37% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 69
Average daily rate £500 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WPF 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 WPF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Perforce
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WPF 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 WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Hedge funds
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) Solace
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft