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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 131 95 87
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -8
Contract jobs citing WPF 70 150 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 2.07% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.03% 6.90% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 122 133
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 £385 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -6.94%
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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
1735 2174 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.48% 29.99% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1663 1709
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 August 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 August 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.

1 141 (83.43%) C#
2 94 (55.62%) .NET
3 70 (41.42%) SQL Server
4 64 (37.87%) SQL
5 61 (36.09%) WCF
6 60 (35.50%) Finance
7 59 (34.91%) Banking
8 56 (33.14%) Front Office
9 39 (23.08%) TDD
9 39 (23.08%) MVVM
10 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
11 33 (19.53%) Multithreading
12 31 (18.34%) WinForms
13 30 (17.75%) JavaScript
14 27 (15.98%) Investment Banking
15 24 (14.20%) HTML
15 24 (14.20%) ASP.NET
15 24 (14.20%) CSS
15 24 (14.20%) .NET Framework
16 22 (13.02%) MVC
17 21 (12.43%) Windows
17 21 (12.43%) XAML
17 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (12.43%) Silverlight
18 20 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (10.65%) T-SQL
19 18 (10.65%) Scrum
19 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
20 17 (10.06%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (1.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.18%) Confluence
3 1 (0.59%) GemFire
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.59%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (4.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) HTTP
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
1 2 (1.18%) AMQP
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (41.42%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.78%) QlikView
9 3 (1.78%) MS Access
9 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.18%) OLAP
10 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.18%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.18%) SQLite
11 1 (0.59%) KDB
11 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Blend
2 11 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.33%) MSTest
4 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.14%) NUnit
5 7 (4.14%) Subversion
6 6 (3.55%) JIRA
7 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (1.78%) Moq
8 3 (1.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.59%) QUnit
10 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 60 (35.50%) Finance
2 59 (34.91%) Banking
3 56 (33.14%) Front Office
4 27 (15.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 2 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 139 (82.25%) Developer
2 78 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 33 (19.53%) Senior Developer
3 33 (19.53%) WPF Developer
4 16 (9.47%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Designer
6 10 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (5.33%) UI Designer
7 9 (5.33%) Senior WPF Developer
8 8 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Interface Designer
10 6 (3.55%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.96%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) C++ Developer
12 4 (2.37%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) GUI Developer
12 4 (2.37%) C++/C# Developer
13 3 (1.78%) UI Developer
13 3 (1.78%) User Experience Designer
13 3 (1.78%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (55.62%) .NET
2 61 (36.09%) WCF
3 31 (18.34%) WinForms
4 24 (14.20%) .NET Framework
4 24 (14.20%) ASP.NET
4 24 (14.20%) CSS
4 24 (14.20%) HTML
5 21 (12.43%) Silverlight
6 17 (10.06%) LINQ
7 15 (8.88%) jQuery
8 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (7.10%) CSS3
9 12 (7.10%) Web Services
10 11 (6.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (6.51%) HTML5
11 10 (5.92%) Reactive Extensions
12 9 (5.33%) XML
13 6 (3.55%) REST
13 6 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (2.37%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (8.88%) Derivative
3 12 (7.10%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.14%) Equities
4 7 (4.14%) Credit Risk
5 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.37%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.37%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.78%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.78%) Replication
7 3 (1.78%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.78%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.78%) Physics
8 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.18%) Open Source
8 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.43%) Windows
2 8 (4.73%) UNIX
3 5 (2.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.59%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.08%) TDD
1 39 (23.08%) MVVM
2 33 (19.53%) Multithreading
3 22 (13.02%) MVC
4 21 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (10.65%) Scrum
6 17 (10.06%) OO
6 17 (10.06%) Low Latency
7 12 (7.10%) Unit Testing
8 9 (5.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.33%) BDD
9 8 (4.73%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (4.14%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (4.14%) Greeks
11 5 (2.96%) Analytics
11 5 (2.96%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.37%) ETL
12 4 (2.37%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 141 (83.43%) C#
2 64 (37.87%) SQL
3 30 (17.75%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.43%) XAML
5 18 (10.65%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.14%) C++
6 7 (4.14%) Java
7 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.96%) VBA
8 3 (1.78%) C
8 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.78%) VB
9 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.18%) Python
9 2 (1.18%) Ruby
10 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) MCSD
4 1 (0.59%) MCSE
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) Basel III
2 3 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Control-M
2 2 (1.18%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.06%) Oracle
3 10 (5.92%) DevExpress
4 7 (4.14%) Syncfusion
5 6 (3.55%) Sybase
5 6 (3.55%) Infragistics
6 4 (2.37%) Informatica
7 2 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.18%) Splunk
7 2 (1.18%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.59%) Telerik
8 1 (0.59%) IBM
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
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