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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 20 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.56% 2.44% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.71% 7.27% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
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
28 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.93% 33.54% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 12
Median daily rate £525 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF 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 WPF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) XAML
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Big Data
6 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (16.67%) HBase

WPF
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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) HBase
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (16.67%) MDX
4 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (16.67%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Infragistics
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase