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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 112 110 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Contract jobs citing WPF 80 98 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.65% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.01% 5.59% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 87 127
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
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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
1598 1753 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.59% 29.44% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1363 1502
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 25
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.49 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.75 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 150 (95.54%) C#
2 104 (66.24%) .NET
3 77 (49.04%) WCF
4 75 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (39.49%) SQL
6 57 (36.31%) SQL Server
7 56 (35.67%) Banking
8 54 (34.39%) Front Office
9 51 (32.48%) Finance
9 51 (32.48%) TDD
10 34 (21.66%) Investment Banking
11 33 (21.02%) OO
12 31 (19.75%) Java
13 30 (19.11%) MVVM
14 29 (18.47%) Multithreading
15 28 (17.83%) WinForms
15 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
16 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
17 26 (16.56%) Derivative
18 23 (14.65%) HTML
19 21 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (12.10%) MVC
21 18 (11.46%) Windows
21 18 (11.46%) SOA
21 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
21 18 (11.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 18 (11.46%) .NET Framework
22 17 (10.83%) Low Latency
23 15 (9.55%) Web Services
23 15 (9.55%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 7 (4.46%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) Kentico
4 1 (0.64%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) JBoss
4 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.27%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.64%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (36.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.55%) DB2
6 4 (2.55%) MS Access
6 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.64%) Big Data
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) KDB
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.37%) Maven
3 8 (5.10%) Subversion
4 7 (4.46%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.46%) NUnit
5 6 (3.82%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.18%) Moq
7 4 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.91%) JIRA
8 3 (1.91%) ProC
9 2 (1.27%) JUnit
9 2 (1.27%) Mockito
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.64%) MSTest
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 56 (35.67%) Banking
2 54 (34.39%) Front Office
3 51 (32.48%) Finance
4 34 (21.66%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
5 4 (2.55%) Legal
5 4 (2.55%) Publishing
6 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (86.62%) Developer
2 88 (56.05%) C# Developer
3 51 (32.48%) Senior Developer
4 32 (20.38%) .NET Developer
5 29 (18.47%) Senior C# Developer
6 23 (14.65%) WPF Developer
7 21 (13.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (10.83%) Java Developer
9 11 (7.01%) UI Programmer
9 11 (7.01%) UI Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Front Office Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Senior UI Developer
13 5 (3.18%) Senior WPF Developer
13 5 (3.18%) Architect
13 5 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
14 4 (2.55%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
15 3 (1.91%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (66.24%) .NET
2 77 (49.04%) WCF
3 28 (17.83%) WinForms
4 27 (17.20%) ASP.NET
5 23 (14.65%) HTML
6 18 (11.46%) .NET Framework
7 15 (9.55%) Web Services
7 15 (9.55%) HTML5
8 14 (8.92%) LINQ
9 13 (8.28%) Reactive Extensions
10 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (7.01%) Silverlight
12 10 (6.37%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (6.37%) Task Parallel Library
12 10 (6.37%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.73%) CSS
14 7 (4.46%) Entity Framework
15 6 (3.82%) XML
15 6 (3.82%) MSMQ
15 6 (3.82%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Derivative
2 18 (11.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (8.92%) Mathematics
4 11 (7.01%) Fixed Income
5 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.10%) Equities
6 8 (5.10%) User Experience
7 7 (4.46%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.82%) Physics
8 6 (3.82%) Inversion of Control
8 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (3.18%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.55%) Statistics
10 4 (2.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.91%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.91%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.46%) Windows
2 4 (2.55%) UNIX
3 2 (1.27%) Solaris
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (47.77%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.48%) TDD
3 33 (21.02%) OO
4 30 (19.11%) MVVM
5 29 (18.47%) Multithreading
6 19 (12.10%) MVC
7 18 (11.46%) SOA
8 17 (10.83%) Low Latency
9 14 (8.92%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (8.28%) OOD
11 11 (7.01%) SDLC
12 8 (5.10%) ETL
12 8 (5.10%) Workflow
12 8 (5.10%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (5.10%) Memory Management
13 7 (4.46%) Business Analysis
13 7 (4.46%) Web Development
14 6 (3.82%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 150 (95.54%) C#
2 62 (39.49%) SQL
3 31 (19.75%) Java
4 28 (17.83%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.92%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.64%) VB
7 11 (7.01%) VBA
8 9 (5.73%) XAML
9 7 (4.46%) VB6
9 7 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.18%) C++
11 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.27%) PHP
12 2 (1.27%) Python
13 1 (0.64%) XPath
13 1 (0.64%) F#
13 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.64%) DevExpress
3 8 (5.10%) Oracle
3 8 (5.10%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.82%) Sybase
5 4 (2.55%) Infragistics
5 4 (2.55%) Tableau
6 3 (1.91%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.27%) Murex
8 1 (0.64%) Google
8 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.64%) Perforce
8 1 (0.64%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) Reuters
8 1 (0.64%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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