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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 21 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.71% 5.05% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 13.41% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £615 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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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
25 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.37% 37.61% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 62 49
Average daily rate £450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
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%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) CSLA

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Agile C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) CSLA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL