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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 92 131 100
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -31
Contract jobs citing WPF 119 69 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.20% 1.19% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.21% 3.92% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 59 115
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
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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
1651 1758 2210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.47% 30.22% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1298 1666
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 191 (95.98%) C#
2 123 (61.81%) .NET
3 107 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (41.21%) TDD
5 76 (38.19%) Front Office
5 76 (38.19%) SQL Server
6 74 (37.19%) Banking
7 73 (36.68%) SQL
7 73 (36.68%) Finance
8 71 (35.68%) WCF
9 47 (23.62%) MVVM
10 43 (21.61%) Multithreading
11 37 (18.59%) ASP.NET
12 36 (18.09%) Investment Banking
13 29 (14.57%) MVC
13 29 (14.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 28 (14.07%) HTML
14 28 (14.07%) .NET Framework
15 27 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (13.57%) WinForms
15 27 (13.57%) BDD
16 26 (13.07%) Java
17 25 (12.56%) SOA
17 25 (12.56%) Unit Testing
18 24 (12.06%) Derivative
18 24 (12.06%) OO
18 24 (12.06%) HTML5
19 22 (11.06%) Reactive Extensions
19 22 (11.06%) Windows
20 21 (10.55%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (3.02%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.01%) Confluence
2 4 (2.01%) IIS
2 4 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.01%) Kentico
4 2 (1.01%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.50%) Jetty
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.03%) MS Office
2 9 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.02%) Mingle
4 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Endur
1 1 (0.50%) RMDS
1 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) Internet
1 3 (1.51%) AMQP
2 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (38.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.02%) DB2
8 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.51%) MS Access
8 5 (2.51%) Big Data
8 5 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.51%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.01%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.01%) OLAP
12 1 (0.50%) QlikView
12 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (6.03%) SpecFlow
2 11 (5.53%) Subversion
3 9 (4.52%) NUnit
3 9 (4.52%) Selenium
3 9 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.52%) WebDriver
4 6 (3.02%) JIRA
4 6 (3.02%) Moq
5 5 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (2.51%) Maven
6 4 (2.01%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.51%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.51%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.01%) ProC
8 2 (1.01%) JUnit
8 2 (1.01%) Mockito
8 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 76 (38.19%) Front Office
2 74 (37.19%) Banking
3 73 (36.68%) Finance
4 36 (18.09%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.01%) Retail
6 3 (1.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 180 (90.45%) Developer
2 110 (55.28%) C# Developer
3 69 (34.67%) Senior Developer
4 44 (22.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 39 (19.60%) WPF Developer
6 33 (16.58%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.04%) Lead Developer
8 13 (6.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.53%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.52%) Architect
10 9 (4.52%) Senior WPF Developer
11 8 (4.02%) GUI Developer
11 8 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.02%) Software Architect
12 6 (3.02%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.02%) Lead Architect
13 5 (2.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.01%) Credit Risk Developer
14 4 (2.01%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (61.81%) .NET
2 71 (35.68%) WCF
3 37 (18.59%) ASP.NET
4 28 (14.07%) .NET Framework
4 28 (14.07%) HTML
5 27 (13.57%) WinForms
6 24 (12.06%) HTML5
7 22 (11.06%) Reactive Extensions
8 21 (10.55%) Web Services
9 20 (10.05%) AngularJS
10 18 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (8.54%) Silverlight
12 11 (5.53%) LINQ
12 11 (5.53%) Unity DI Container
13 10 (5.03%) REST
13 10 (5.03%) CSS
14 9 (4.52%) Entity Framework
15 8 (4.02%) jQuery
16 7 (3.52%) Rendezvous
16 7 (3.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (12.06%) Derivative
3 15 (7.54%) Fixed Income
4 13 (6.53%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.03%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (4.52%) Credit Risk
7 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.02%) Equities
8 7 (3.52%) Physics
8 7 (3.52%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.51%) Market Risk
9 5 (2.51%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.51%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.01%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (2.01%) User Experience
10 4 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.51%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.06%) Windows
2 4 (2.01%) Linux
3 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.01%) Android
4 2 (1.01%) UNIX
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (53.77%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (41.21%) TDD
3 47 (23.62%) MVVM
4 43 (21.61%) Multithreading
5 29 (14.57%) MVC
6 27 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (13.57%) BDD
7 25 (12.56%) SOA
7 25 (12.56%) Unit Testing
8 24 (12.06%) OO
9 14 (7.04%) Low Latency
10 12 (6.03%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.53%) Scrum
11 11 (5.53%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.52%) Garbage Collection
12 9 (4.52%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.02%) Electronic Trading
13 8 (4.02%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (4.02%) SDLC
14 7 (3.52%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (95.98%) C#
2 73 (36.68%) SQL
3 26 (13.07%) Java
4 18 (9.05%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.54%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.03%) VBA
7 11 (5.53%) VB
8 7 (3.52%) C++
9 6 (3.02%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.02%) XAML
10 5 (2.51%) VB6
11 4 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.01%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (1.01%) Python
12 2 (1.01%) XPath
12 2 (1.01%) PHP
13 1 (0.50%) F#
13 1 (0.50%) Scala
13 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.02%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) Basel III
2 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Puppet
1 3 (1.51%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.50%) Oozie
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.05%) Oracle
3 11 (5.53%) Sybase
3 11 (5.53%) TIBCO
4 9 (4.52%) Bloomberg
5 8 (4.02%) DevExpress
6 4 (2.01%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.51%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.01%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.01%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.50%) Typemock
9 1 (0.50%) Actian
9 1 (0.50%) Solace
9 1 (0.50%) Perforce
9 1 (0.50%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.50%) Google
9 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago