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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 113 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +12
Contract jobs citing WPF 87 148 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.56% 2.23% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.23% 7.61% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 120 97
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £603 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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.

1 146 (89.57%) C#
2 99 (60.74%) .NET
3 66 (40.49%) SQL
4 64 (39.26%) WCF
5 52 (31.90%) Front Office
6 51 (31.29%) Finance
7 49 (30.06%) Banking
8 43 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
10 40 (24.54%) MVVM
11 37 (22.70%) JavaScript
12 32 (19.63%) WinForms
13 31 (19.02%) ASP.NET
14 30 (18.40%) HTML
14 30 (18.40%) Multithreading
15 29 (17.79%) .NET Framework
15 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
16 26 (15.95%) MVC
17 25 (15.34%) TDD
18 24 (14.72%) Java
18 24 (14.72%) Investment Banking
19 23 (14.11%) HTML5
20 22 (13.50%) Reactive Extensions
21 21 (12.88%) Derivative
22 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (12.27%) OO
23 18 (11.04%) T-SQL
23 18 (11.04%) jQuery
23 18 (11.04%) User Experience
24 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (1.84%) Confluence
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.84%) MS Office
4 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
1 1 (0.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) KDB
9 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.61%) DB2
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Visual Studio
1 8 (4.91%) NUnit
1 8 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.29%) Subversion
2 7 (4.29%) JIRA
2 7 (4.29%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.29%) Jasmine
3 5 (3.07%) MSTest
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Blend
4 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (1.23%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.23%) ProC
5 2 (1.23%) MSI
5 2 (1.23%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
General
1 52 (31.90%) Front Office
2 51 (31.29%) Finance
3 49 (30.06%) Banking
4 24 (14.72%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 141 (86.50%) Developer
2 83 (50.92%) C# Developer
3 55 (33.74%) Senior Developer
4 36 (22.09%) WPF Developer
5 29 (17.79%) Senior C# Developer
6 19 (11.66%) .NET Developer
7 13 (7.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (7.36%) UI Developer
9 10 (6.13%) Senior WPF Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.91%) UI Programmer
10 8 (4.91%) GUI Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Architect
11 7 (4.29%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (3.68%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.68%) C++/C# Developer
13 5 (3.07%) Designer
14 4 (2.45%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (60.74%) .NET
2 64 (39.26%) WCF
3 32 (19.63%) WinForms
4 31 (19.02%) ASP.NET
5 30 (18.40%) HTML
6 29 (17.79%) .NET Framework
7 23 (14.11%) HTML5
8 22 (13.50%) Reactive Extensions
9 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (11.04%) jQuery
11 17 (10.43%) CSS
11 17 (10.43%) AngularJS
12 16 (9.82%) LINQ
13 13 (7.98%) Web Services
14 12 (7.36%) Task Parallel Library
15 10 (6.13%) CSS3
16 9 (5.52%) RESTful
16 9 (5.52%) Silverlight
16 9 (5.52%) XML
17 8 (4.91%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.88%) Derivative
2 18 (11.04%) User Experience
3 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (7.36%) Fixed Income
5 12 (7.36%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.52%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.91%) Equities
8 7 (4.29%) Market Risk
8 7 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (3.68%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (3.68%) N-Tier
10 5 (3.07%) Client/Server
10 5 (3.07%) Physics
10 5 (3.07%) Credit Risk
10 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.45%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.84%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 5 (3.07%) UNIX
3 3 (1.84%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.54%) MVVM
3 30 (18.40%) Multithreading
4 26 (15.95%) MVC
5 25 (15.34%) TDD
6 20 (12.27%) OO
7 16 (9.82%) Low Latency
8 10 (6.13%) OOD
8 10 (6.13%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.52%) Scrum
10 8 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.91%) BDD
11 7 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (4.29%) Algorithmic Trading
11 7 (4.29%) CRM
12 6 (3.68%) SOA
13 5 (3.07%) OOP
13 5 (3.07%) Analytics
13 5 (3.07%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (2.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 146 (89.57%) C#
2 66 (40.49%) SQL
3 37 (22.70%) JavaScript
4 24 (14.72%) Java
5 18 (11.04%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.20%) XAML
7 12 (7.36%) C++
8 6 (3.68%) VBA
9 4 (2.45%) VB
10 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.84%) Python
10 3 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.23%) XPath
11 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.61%) VBScript
12 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (10.43%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) MCPD
4 1 (0.61%) PhD
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) WMI
1 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.36%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) Sybase
4 7 (4.29%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.68%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.45%) Infragistics
7 3 (1.84%) IBM
8 2 (1.23%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.23%) Siebel
8 2 (1.23%) Telerik
8 2 (1.23%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.61%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) Perforce
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