The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 114 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 39 80 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.24% 1.56% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 5.12% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 74 108
Average daily rate £525 £556 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £616
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
987 1561 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.37% 30.36% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 1258 1288
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
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 the City of London

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the City of London region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 97 (91.51%) C#
2 78 (73.58%) .NET
3 62 (58.49%) WCF
4 60 (56.60%) SQL
5 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
7 43 (40.57%) Banking
8 41 (38.68%) Finance
9 40 (37.74%) MVVM
10 37 (34.91%) ASP.NET
11 34 (32.08%) TDD
12 33 (31.13%) Investment Banking
12 33 (31.13%) Front Office
13 32 (30.19%) Multithreading
14 27 (25.47%) MVC
14 27 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
16 25 (23.58%) .NET Framework
17 24 (22.64%) T-SQL
18 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
19 22 (20.75%) HTML
20 20 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (18.87%) HTML5
20 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
21 19 (17.92%) BDD
21 19 (17.92%) LINQ
22 17 (16.04%) Entity Framework
22 17 (16.04%) NUnit
23 16 (15.09%) Risk Management
24 15 (14.15%) NSubstitute

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (4.72%) IIS
2 2 (1.89%) Node.js
3 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.72%) Big Data
6 5 (4.72%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.83%) HBase
8 2 (1.89%) MS Access
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.94%) OLAP
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (16.04%) NUnit
3 15 (14.15%) Jasmine
3 15 (14.15%) NSubstitute
4 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
5 12 (11.32%) TeamCity
6 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
7 10 (9.43%) NCrunch
7 10 (9.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (7.55%) Selenium
9 7 (6.60%) SpecFlow
9 7 (6.60%) Subversion
10 5 (4.72%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (3.77%) MSBuild
12 3 (2.83%) ProC
13 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.94%) WebStorm
General
1 43 (40.57%) Banking
2 41 (38.68%) Finance
3 33 (31.13%) Front Office
3 33 (31.13%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Back Office
5 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (81.13%) Developer
2 65 (61.32%) C# Developer
3 33 (31.13%) WPF Developer
4 29 (27.36%) C# WPF Developer
5 28 (26.42%) .NET Developer
5 28 (26.42%) Senior Developer
6 20 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (15.09%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 16 (15.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (12.26%) Front Office Developer
9 11 (10.38%) SQL Developer
10 10 (9.43%) Senior WPF Developer
11 8 (7.55%) .NET Designer
11 8 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (7.55%) Designer
11 8 (7.55%) Senior Designer
11 8 (7.55%) Senior UI Designer
11 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
11 8 (7.55%) UI Designer
12 7 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (73.58%) .NET
2 62 (58.49%) WCF
3 37 (34.91%) ASP.NET
4 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
5 25 (23.58%) .NET Framework
6 22 (20.75%) HTML
7 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (18.87%) HTML5
8 19 (17.92%) LINQ
9 17 (16.04%) Entity Framework
10 14 (13.21%) WinForms
11 13 (12.26%) Kendo UI
12 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (11.32%) CSS
12 12 (11.32%) jQuery
12 12 (11.32%) Unity DI Container
13 10 (9.43%) CSS3
14 9 (8.49%) Caliburn.Micro
14 9 (8.49%) Reactive Extensions
14 9 (8.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.60%) Market Risk
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Clustering
3 5 (4.72%) Derivative
4 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.77%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.83%) Physics
5 3 (2.83%) Replication
6 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.89%) Fintech
6 2 (1.89%) Swaptions
6 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.94%) Equities
7 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Android
2 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) MVVM
3 34 (32.08%) TDD
4 32 (30.19%) Multithreading
5 27 (25.47%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (25.47%) MVC
6 19 (17.92%) BDD
7 16 (15.09%) Risk Management
8 13 (12.26%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.32%) Electronic Trading
10 11 (10.38%) Pair Programming
11 10 (9.43%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.55%) SOLID
13 7 (6.60%) SOA
14 6 (5.66%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 6 (5.66%) Front End Development
14 6 (5.66%) Logistics
14 6 (5.66%) User Stories
14 6 (5.66%) Web Application Development
15 4 (3.77%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 97 (91.51%) C#
2 60 (56.60%) SQL
3 24 (22.64%) T-SQL
4 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.21%) XAML
6 8 (7.55%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.66%) Java
7 6 (5.66%) VBA
8 3 (2.83%) C++
8 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.89%) C
9 2 (1.89%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.83%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.89%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe
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