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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 20 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.13% 3.08% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 9.52% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £400 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-72.50% -
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
35 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 27.34% 32.31% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 22
Average daily rate £575 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (28.57%) MVVM
5 2 (28.57%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) XAML
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (14.29%) LINQ
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) HBase
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (42.86%) WPF Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XBRL
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) XAML
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Infragistics
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase