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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 108 84 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing WPF 78 126 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.52% 2.17% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.96% 7.42% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 102 88
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £611 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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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
1571 1699 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.59% 29.29% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1244 1281
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 19
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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.

1 161 (94.71%) C#
2 123 (72.35%) .NET
3 68 (40.00%) WCF
4 67 (39.41%) SQL
5 60 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (34.71%) Front Office
7 54 (31.76%) Finance
8 50 (29.41%) SQL Server
9 48 (28.24%) Banking
10 42 (24.71%) JavaScript
11 39 (22.94%) ASP.NET
12 38 (22.35%) Java
13 36 (21.18%) TDD
14 35 (20.59%) HTML
14 35 (20.59%) MVVM
15 32 (18.82%) WinForms
16 30 (17.65%) .NET Framework
17 28 (16.47%) Multithreading
17 28 (16.47%) Microsoft
18 27 (15.88%) OO
18 27 (15.88%) Investment Banking
19 26 (15.29%) Derivative
19 26 (15.29%) MVC
20 24 (14.12%) HTML5
21 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
22 20 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
22 20 (11.76%) Degree
23 18 (10.59%) Mathematics
23 18 (10.59%) Reactive Extensions
23 18 (10.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
1 3 (1.76%) Confluence
2 2 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.53%) MS Office
3 5 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.76%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.18%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Intranet
1 1 (0.59%) Internet
1 1 (0.59%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.18%) KDB
8 2 (1.18%) MS Access
8 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Subversion
1 10 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 9 (5.29%) NUnit
2 9 (5.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.12%) Jasmine
3 7 (4.12%) Maven
4 6 (3.53%) JIRA
5 4 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.18%) MSTest
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.18%) ProC
7 2 (1.18%) MSI
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 59 (34.71%) Front Office
2 54 (31.76%) Finance
3 48 (28.24%) Banking
4 27 (15.88%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Publishing
5 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.76%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 145 (85.29%) Developer
2 95 (55.88%) C# Developer
3 54 (31.76%) Senior Developer
4 31 (18.24%) Senior C# Developer
5 29 (17.06%) WPF Developer
6 28 (16.47%) .NET Developer
7 22 (12.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (8.82%) Java Developer
9 13 (7.65%) UI Developer
10 12 (7.06%) Front Office Developer
11 11 (6.47%) Architect
12 10 (5.88%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.88%) UI Programmer
13 8 (4.71%) Senior Web Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Senior WPF Developer
14 7 (4.12%) GUI Developer
15 5 (2.94%) Lead Developer
16 4 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
16 4 (2.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (72.35%) .NET
2 68 (40.00%) WCF
3 39 (22.94%) ASP.NET
4 35 (20.59%) HTML
5 32 (18.82%) WinForms
6 30 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 24 (14.12%) HTML5
8 22 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (10.59%) Reactive Extensions
10 16 (9.41%) jQuery
10 16 (9.41%) CSS
10 16 (9.41%) Task Parallel Library
10 16 (9.41%) AngularJS
11 12 (7.06%) RESTful
11 12 (7.06%) LINQ
12 11 (6.47%) Silverlight
13 10 (5.88%) Web Services
13 10 (5.88%) CSS3
14 7 (4.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (4.12%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.29%) Derivative
2 18 (10.59%) Mathematics
2 18 (10.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (10.00%) User Experience
4 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.88%) Fixed Income
6 10 (5.88%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.71%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (4.12%) Market Risk
8 7 (4.12%) Equities
9 6 (3.53%) Physics
9 6 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (2.35%) Statistics
10 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.35%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.76%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.76%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (2.94%) UNIX
3 2 (1.18%) Solaris
3 2 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.18%) TDD
3 35 (20.59%) MVVM
4 28 (16.47%) Multithreading
5 27 (15.88%) OO
6 26 (15.29%) MVC
7 18 (10.59%) Low Latency
8 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.06%) OOD
9 12 (7.06%) SOA
10 10 (5.88%) Scrum
10 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.29%) Workflow
12 8 (4.71%) Web Development
12 8 (4.71%) Analytics
13 7 (4.12%) Memory Management
13 7 (4.12%) BDD
13 7 (4.12%) Algorithmic Trading
13 7 (4.12%) CRM
14 6 (3.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 161 (94.71%) C#
2 67 (39.41%) SQL
3 42 (24.71%) JavaScript
4 38 (22.35%) Java
5 17 (10.00%) XAML
6 14 (8.24%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.88%) VBA
8 8 (4.71%) VB
9 7 (4.12%) C++
10 5 (2.94%) VB6
11 4 (2.35%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.18%) XPath
13 2 (1.18%) Python
13 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.59%) VBScript
14 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) VCP4
3 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) PhD
4 1 (0.59%) MCPD
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Control-M
2 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.88%) Oracle
3 9 (5.29%) DevExpress
4 7 (4.12%) TIBCO
5 6 (3.53%) Sybase
6 5 (2.94%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.35%) Tableau
8 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.18%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.18%) Siebel
8 2 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (1.18%) Murex
9 1 (0.59%) HP
9 1 (0.59%) Reuters
9 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.59%) Perforce
9 1 (0.59%) Telerik
9 1 (0.59%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
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