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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 19 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.46% 1.00% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.04% 3.13% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £494 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £600 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £617 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
WPF
London

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
23 32 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 18.85% 32.00% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 46
Average daily rate £550 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) MVVM
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Marketing
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) XBRL
4 4 (57.14%) OOP
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Front Office
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (14.29%) HBase

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# WPF Developer
2 5 (71.43%) WPF Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (14.29%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) XBRL
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) MVVM
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce