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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 103 115 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing WPF 113 87 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.48% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 4.99% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 78 129
Average daily rate
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£550 £546 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £376 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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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 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
1775 1745 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.92% 29.66% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1300 1657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £28.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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.

1 195 (96.06%) C#
2 134 (66.01%) .NET
3 111 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (43.35%) TDD
5 83 (40.89%) WCF
6 80 (39.41%) Finance
7 79 (38.92%) SQL Server
8 77 (37.93%) SQL
9 75 (36.95%) Front Office
10 73 (35.96%) Banking
11 48 (23.65%) Multithreading
12 47 (23.15%) MVVM
13 43 (21.18%) ASP.NET
14 39 (19.21%) Investment Banking
15 34 (16.75%) WinForms
16 33 (16.26%) OO
17 31 (15.27%) .NET Framework
18 30 (14.78%) HTML
19 28 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 27 (13.30%) MVC
20 27 (13.30%) Derivative
20 27 (13.30%) Unit Testing
21 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (12.81%) Microsoft
21 26 (12.81%) Windows
22 25 (12.32%) JavaScript
23 24 (11.82%) Java
23 24 (11.82%) SOA
24 22 (10.84%) HTML5
24 22 (10.84%) Reactive Extensions

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 7 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.96%) NServiceBus
3 4 (1.97%) Confluence
3 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.48%) IIS
4 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.49%) Kentico
5 1 (0.49%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.93%) MS Office
3 6 (2.96%) Mingle
4 5 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.99%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.49%) Endur
3 1 (0.49%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.48%) Internet
1 3 (1.48%) AMQP
2 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (38.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.45%) MS Access
6 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.96%) DB2
7 6 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.46%) Big Data
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.49%) OLAP
11 1 (0.49%) QlikView
11 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.42%) Subversion
2 11 (5.42%) SpecFlow
3 9 (4.43%) Selenium
3 9 (4.43%) WebDriver
4 8 (3.94%) NUnit
5 7 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (3.45%) JIRA
6 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.46%) Maven
7 5 (2.46%) Moq
8 4 (1.97%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.48%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.99%) ProC
10 2 (0.99%) JUnit
10 2 (0.99%) Mockito
10 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 80 (39.41%) Finance
2 75 (36.95%) Front Office
3 73 (35.96%) Banking
4 39 (19.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Legal
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 182 (89.66%) Developer
2 104 (51.23%) C# Developer
3 72 (35.47%) Senior Developer
4 41 (20.20%) Senior C# Developer
5 36 (17.73%) .NET Developer
6 33 (16.26%) WPF Developer
7 16 (7.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.90%) Lead Developer
9 13 (6.40%) Java Developer
9 13 (6.40%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Architect
11 9 (4.43%) Senior WPF Developer
12 8 (3.94%) UI Developer
13 7 (3.45%) GUI Developer
13 7 (3.45%) UI Programmer
14 6 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.96%) Lead Architect
14 6 (2.96%) Senior UI Developer
14 6 (2.96%) Software Architect
14 6 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (66.01%) .NET
2 83 (40.89%) WCF
3 43 (21.18%) ASP.NET
4 34 (16.75%) WinForms
5 31 (15.27%) .NET Framework
6 30 (14.78%) HTML
7 22 (10.84%) HTML5
7 22 (10.84%) Reactive Extensions
8 20 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (9.85%) Web Services
9 17 (8.37%) Silverlight
10 15 (7.39%) AngularJS
11 13 (6.40%) Unity DI Container
12 12 (5.91%) LINQ
12 12 (5.91%) CSS
13 10 (4.93%) REST
14 9 (4.43%) Entity Framework
14 9 (4.43%) Task Parallel Library
14 9 (4.43%) jQuery
15 7 (3.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (13.30%) Derivative
3 18 (8.87%) Mathematics
4 17 (8.37%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.93%) Equities
6 9 (4.43%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (4.43%) Credit Risk
7 7 (3.45%) Physics
8 6 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.96%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.46%) Market Risk
9 5 (2.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (1.97%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.97%) Statistics
11 3 (1.48%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.48%) User Experience
11 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.81%) Windows
2 3 (1.48%) Linux
2 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (1.48%) UNIX
3 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.99%) Android
3 2 (0.99%) Solaris
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (43.35%) TDD
3 48 (23.65%) Multithreading
4 47 (23.15%) MVVM
5 33 (16.26%) OO
6 27 (13.30%) MVC
6 27 (13.30%) Unit Testing
7 24 (11.82%) SOA
8 21 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.34%) BDD
9 13 (6.40%) Low Latency
10 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.93%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.93%) Scrum
12 9 (4.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.43%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (4.43%) Garbage Collection
13 8 (3.94%) SDLC
13 8 (3.94%) Analytics
13 8 (3.94%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 195 (96.06%) C#
2 77 (37.93%) SQL
3 25 (12.32%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.82%) Java
5 19 (9.36%) VBA
5 19 (9.36%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.39%) VB
7 9 (4.43%) VB6
8 8 (3.94%) XAML
9 7 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.96%) C++
11 5 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.99%) Python
12 2 (0.99%) PHP
12 2 (0.99%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.49%) XPath
13 1 (0.49%) F#
13 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Basel III
2 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) Control-M
2 3 (1.48%) Puppet
2 3 (1.48%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.49%) Oozie
3 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (12.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.39%) Oracle
3 11 (5.42%) DevExpress
4 10 (4.93%) Bloomberg
4 10 (4.93%) Sybase
4 10 (4.93%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.97%) Tableau
5 4 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.48%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.48%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.99%) Murex
8 1 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) Reuters
8 1 (0.49%) Perforce
8 1 (0.49%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.49%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.49%) Actian
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