The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 115 93 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing WPF 78 145 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.35% 2.05% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 6.93% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 118 130
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 £376 £374 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1680 2091 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.16% 29.50% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £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 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
London

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 1 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 1 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.

1 145 (84.30%) C#
2 106 (61.63%) .NET
3 77 (44.77%) SQL Server
4 69 (40.12%) WCF
5 65 (37.79%) Finance
6 60 (34.88%) Front Office
7 59 (34.30%) SQL
8 58 (33.72%) Banking
9 43 (25.00%) TDD
10 40 (23.26%) MVVM
11 38 (22.09%) Multithreading
12 35 (20.35%) JavaScript
12 35 (20.35%) Microsoft
13 33 (19.19%) WinForms
14 32 (18.60%) ASP.NET
15 30 (17.44%) CSS
15 30 (17.44%) HTML
16 27 (15.70%) MVC
17 26 (15.12%) .NET Framework
18 25 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (13.95%) Investment Banking
20 23 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (13.37%) Windows
21 21 (12.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 21 (12.21%) Silverlight
21 21 (12.21%) Derivative
22 20 (11.63%) XAML
22 20 (11.63%) Scrum
23 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 18 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.58%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (4.65%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) AMQP
1 2 (1.16%) Internet
1 2 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (44.77%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.74%) MS Access
10 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.74%) QlikView
10 3 (1.74%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.16%) SQLite
11 2 (1.16%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.16%) OLAP
12 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Blend
2 12 (6.98%) NUnit
3 11 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.23%) Subversion
5 8 (4.65%) MSTest
5 8 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.49%) MSBuild
6 6 (3.49%) JIRA
7 5 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (1.74%) Moq
9 3 (1.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.16%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.16%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.16%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.58%) QUnit
11 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (37.79%) Finance
2 60 (34.88%) Front Office
3 58 (33.72%) Banking
4 24 (13.95%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 143 (83.14%) Developer
2 78 (45.35%) C# Developer
3 32 (18.60%) WPF Developer
4 27 (15.70%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.05%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Designer
7 10 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.23%) UI Designer
9 7 (4.07%) Interface Designer
9 7 (4.07%) Web Developer
10 6 (3.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (2.91%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.33%) Programmer
12 4 (2.33%) C# Software Engineer
13 3 (1.74%) Java Developer
13 3 (1.74%) Analyst Developer
13 3 (1.74%) Analyst
13 3 (1.74%) Real Time Software Engineer
13 3 (1.74%) Real Time Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (61.63%) .NET
2 69 (40.12%) WCF
3 33 (19.19%) WinForms
4 32 (18.60%) ASP.NET
5 30 (17.44%) CSS
5 30 (17.44%) HTML
6 26 (15.12%) .NET Framework
7 21 (12.21%) Silverlight
8 18 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (9.30%) jQuery
10 14 (8.14%) Web Services
11 13 (7.56%) LINQ
11 13 (7.56%) CSS3
12 12 (6.98%) HTML5
13 10 (5.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (5.81%) XML
13 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (4.07%) Reactive Extensions
15 6 (3.49%) REST
15 6 (3.49%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 21 (12.21%) Derivative
2 14 (8.14%) Fixed Income
3 6 (3.49%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (3.49%) Equities
4 4 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.33%) Grid Computing
4 4 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (1.74%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.74%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.16%) Open Source
6 2 (1.16%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.16%) Physics
6 2 (1.16%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) Windows
2 8 (4.65%) UNIX
3 6 (3.49%) Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.00%) TDD
2 40 (23.26%) MVVM
3 38 (22.09%) Multithreading
4 27 (15.70%) MVC
5 25 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (11.63%) Scrum
8 17 (9.88%) OO
8 17 (9.88%) Low Latency
9 11 (6.40%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.23%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.23%) BDD
11 8 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (4.07%) Greeks
13 6 (3.49%) Analytics
14 5 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.91%) Asset Management
14 5 (2.91%) Risk Management
15 4 (2.33%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 145 (84.30%) C#
2 59 (34.30%) SQL
3 35 (20.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.63%) XAML
5 16 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.65%) Java
7 5 (2.91%) C++
7 5 (2.91%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.74%) C
8 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.74%) VB
8 3 (1.74%) VBA
9 2 (1.16%) Ruby
9 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.16%) Python
10 1 (0.58%) VC++
10 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (5.81%) Degree
2 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) MCP
5 1 (0.58%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) Basel III
2 3 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.74%) Control-M
2 2 (1.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.47%) Oracle
3 10 (5.81%) DevExpress
4 7 (4.07%) Sybase
4 7 (4.07%) Syncfusion
5 6 (3.49%) Infragistics
6 4 (2.33%) Informatica
7 2 (1.16%) Splunk
7 2 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) IBM
8 1 (0.58%) Telerik
8 1 (0.58%) Open Text
8 1 (0.58%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.58%) thinkFolio
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