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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 116 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing WPF 88 141 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.93% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 6.55% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 122 117
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £328 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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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
1759 2153 2066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.62% 29.53% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1646 1594
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £25.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £44.25 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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.

1 151 (86.78%) C#
2 103 (59.20%) .NET
3 65 (37.36%) Finance
4 63 (36.21%) SQL
5 61 (35.06%) WCF
6 60 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 56 (32.18%) Banking
9 54 (31.03%) Front Office
10 48 (27.59%) MVVM
11 43 (24.71%) TDD
12 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
13 37 (21.26%) Microsoft
13 37 (21.26%) Multithreading
14 34 (19.54%) .NET Framework
14 34 (19.54%) HTML
15 33 (18.97%) WinForms
16 30 (17.24%) ASP.NET
17 29 (16.67%) MVC
18 27 (15.52%) Investment Banking
19 24 (13.79%) CSS
20 23 (13.22%) HTML5
21 22 (12.64%) Reactive Extensions
22 20 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 20 (11.49%) Scrum
23 19 (10.92%) OO
24 18 (10.34%) T-SQL
24 18 (10.34%) XAML
24 18 (10.34%) Degree
24 18 (10.34%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (2.30%) Confluence
2 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.57%) GemFire
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.30%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.15%) Internet
1 2 (1.15%) AMQP
2 1 (0.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.72%) QlikView
11 2 (1.15%) SQLite
11 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.15%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.15%) OLAP
11 2 (1.15%) MS Access
12 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) MSTest
1 11 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.75%) TeamCity
2 10 (5.75%) Subversion
3 8 (4.60%) JIRA
3 8 (4.60%) NUnit
4 7 (4.02%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Blend
5 4 (2.30%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (1.72%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (1.72%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.15%) MSI
7 2 (1.15%) Moq
7 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.15%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.15%) JUnit
7 2 (1.15%) Mercurial
General
1 65 (37.36%) Finance
2 56 (32.18%) Banking
3 54 (31.03%) Front Office
4 27 (15.52%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Back Office
5 2 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 152 (87.36%) Developer
2 84 (48.28%) C# Developer
3 48 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 36 (20.69%) WPF Developer
5 20 (11.49%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.34%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.75%) Senior WPF Developer
9 8 (4.60%) UI Developer
9 8 (4.60%) Front Office Developer
10 7 (4.02%) GUI Developer
10 7 (4.02%) Designer
11 6 (3.45%) C++/C# Developer
11 6 (3.45%) C++ Developer
12 5 (2.87%) SQL Developer
12 5 (2.87%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.30%) UI Programmer
13 4 (2.30%) UI Designer
13 4 (2.30%) CRM Developer
13 4 (2.30%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (59.20%) .NET
2 61 (35.06%) WCF
3 34 (19.54%) .NET Framework
3 34 (19.54%) HTML
4 33 (18.97%) WinForms
5 30 (17.24%) ASP.NET
6 24 (13.79%) CSS
7 23 (13.22%) HTML5
8 22 (12.64%) Reactive Extensions
9 18 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (10.34%) LINQ
9 18 (10.34%) jQuery
10 15 (8.62%) Web Services
11 14 (8.05%) Silverlight
11 14 (8.05%) AngularJS
12 13 (7.47%) CSS3
13 12 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (5.75%) Task Parallel Library
15 7 (4.02%) REST
15 7 (4.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (9.20%) User Experience
3 13 (7.47%) Fixed Income
4 11 (6.32%) Derivative
5 10 (5.75%) Algorithms
6 9 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.17%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.60%) Credit Risk
7 8 (4.60%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.60%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.02%) Equities
9 5 (2.87%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.87%) Physics
9 5 (2.87%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.30%) Market Risk
10 4 (2.30%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.30%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.77%) Windows
2 5 (2.87%) UNIX
3 4 (2.30%) Linux
4 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.59%) MVVM
3 43 (24.71%) TDD
4 37 (21.26%) Multithreading
5 29 (16.67%) MVC
6 20 (11.49%) Scrum
7 19 (10.92%) OO
8 18 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (9.77%) Low Latency
10 15 (8.62%) BDD
11 13 (7.47%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.60%) Algorithmic Trading
12 8 (4.60%) OOD
12 8 (4.60%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (4.02%) Greeks
13 7 (4.02%) Software Engineering
14 6 (3.45%) CRM
14 6 (3.45%) Electronic Trading
15 5 (2.87%) Analytics
15 5 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 151 (86.78%) C#
2 63 (36.21%) SQL
3 40 (22.99%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.34%) XAML
4 18 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.47%) Java
6 10 (5.75%) C++
7 5 (2.87%) VBA
8 4 (2.30%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.72%) VB
9 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.15%) C
11 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
11 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (10.34%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) MCSD
5 1 (0.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) Basel III
2 3 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) Control-M
2 2 (1.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (21.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.20%) Oracle
3 8 (4.60%) Sybase
4 6 (3.45%) DevExpress
5 5 (2.87%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.30%) Informatica
7 3 (1.72%) Infragistics
7 3 (1.72%) IBM
8 2 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.15%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.15%) Splunk
8 2 (1.15%) Telerik
8 2 (1.15%) SimCorp
8 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.15%) Siebel
9 1 (0.57%) DataSynapse
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