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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 137 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -11
Contract jobs citing WPF 66 139 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.12% 1.94% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.77% 6.58% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 113 120
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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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
1752 2112 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.66% 29.50% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1598 1673
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £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 11 14 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% +9.68%
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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 130 (81.76%) C#
2 84 (52.83%) .NET
3 62 (38.99%) SQL
4 57 (35.85%) Banking
5 56 (35.22%) SQL Server
5 56 (35.22%) WCF
6 55 (34.59%) Finance
7 50 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (30.82%) Front Office
9 44 (27.67%) MVVM
10 38 (23.90%) TDD
11 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
12 33 (20.75%) JavaScript
13 30 (18.87%) Multithreading
14 28 (17.61%) Investment Banking
15 27 (16.98%) WinForms
16 26 (16.35%) HTML
16 26 (16.35%) .NET Framework
17 23 (14.47%) CSS
18 21 (13.21%) XAML
19 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET
19 20 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (12.58%) Silverlight
20 19 (11.95%) MVC
21 18 (11.32%) T-SQL
22 17 (10.69%) Windows
22 17 (10.69%) LINQ
22 17 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
23 16 (10.06%) HTML5
23 16 (10.06%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.26%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) GemFire
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (5.66%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) Internet
1 2 (1.26%) AMQP
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (35.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.03%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.89%) QlikView
9 3 (1.89%) MS Access
9 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.26%) OLAP
10 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.26%) PowerCenter
10 2 (1.26%) SQLite
11 1 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.63%) KDB
Development Applications
1 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Blend
2 10 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.66%) MSTest
4 8 (5.03%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.40%) Subversion
6 6 (3.77%) NUnit
6 6 (3.77%) JIRA
7 5 (3.14%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (1.89%) Moq
8 3 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.26%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.26%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.63%) QUnit
10 1 (0.63%) JUnit
10 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (35.85%) Banking
2 55 (34.59%) Finance
3 49 (30.82%) Front Office
4 28 (17.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Back Office
5 2 (1.26%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 132 (83.02%) Developer
2 73 (45.91%) C# Developer
3 36 (22.64%) Senior Developer
4 30 (18.87%) WPF Developer
5 14 (8.81%) Designer
5 14 (8.81%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.18%) Senior C# Developer
7 10 (6.29%) UI Designer
8 8 (5.03%) Interface Designer
8 8 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.03%) Senior WPF Developer
9 7 (4.40%) UI Developer
10 6 (3.77%) C++/C# Developer
10 6 (3.77%) C++ Developer
10 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.52%) GUI Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Senior C++ Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.52%) UI Programmer
12 3 (1.89%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (52.83%) .NET
2 56 (35.22%) WCF
3 27 (16.98%) WinForms
4 26 (16.35%) .NET Framework
4 26 (16.35%) HTML
5 23 (14.47%) CSS
6 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET
6 20 (12.58%) Silverlight
7 17 (10.69%) LINQ
8 16 (10.06%) HTML5
9 14 (8.81%) jQuery
9 14 (8.81%) Reactive Extensions
10 12 (7.55%) CSS3
10 12 (7.55%) Web Services
11 10 (6.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.66%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.03%) Task Parallel Library
13 8 (5.03%) XML
14 6 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) User Experience
2 13 (8.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (7.55%) Fixed Income
4 10 (6.29%) Derivative
5 8 (5.03%) Credit Risk
6 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.40%) Equities
6 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.14%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.52%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.52%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.89%) Physics
9 3 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.89%) Replication
9 3 (1.89%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.89%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.26%) Open Source
10 2 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.69%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) UNIX
3 5 (3.14%) Linux
4 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.63%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.67%) MVVM
3 38 (23.90%) TDD
4 30 (18.87%) Multithreading
5 19 (11.95%) MVC
6 17 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (10.06%) Scrum
7 16 (10.06%) OO
8 15 (9.43%) Low Latency
9 12 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.29%) BDD
11 7 (4.40%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.77%) Greeks
12 6 (3.77%) OOD
12 6 (3.77%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.14%) Algorithmic Trading
14 4 (2.52%) ETL
15 3 (1.89%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (81.76%) C#
2 62 (38.99%) SQL
3 33 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.21%) XAML
5 18 (11.32%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.66%) Java
7 8 (5.03%) C++
8 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.14%) VBA
9 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.89%) C
9 3 (1.89%) VB
10 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.26%) Ruby
10 2 (1.26%) Python
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) MCSD
4 1 (0.63%) MCSE
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) Basel III
2 3 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.89%) Control-M
2 2 (1.26%) Puppet
2 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Oracle
3 6 (3.77%) Sybase
4 5 (3.14%) Infragistics
4 5 (3.14%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.52%) Informatica
6 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.26%) Splunk
6 2 (1.26%) SimCorp
6 2 (1.26%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.63%) Telerik
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
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