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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 105 124 85
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Contract jobs citing WPF 87 90 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.60% 1.39% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 4.68% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 74 114
Average daily rate
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£538 £553 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.71% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.92%
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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
1633 1925 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 29.72% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1439 1401
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 160 (96.39%) C#
2 114 (68.67%) .NET
3 77 (46.39%) WCF
4 71 (42.77%) SQL
5 64 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (37.35%) Front Office
7 58 (34.94%) SQL Server
8 51 (30.72%) Banking
9 50 (30.12%) Finance
10 42 (25.30%) TDD
11 36 (21.69%) WinForms
11 36 (21.69%) Java
12 35 (21.08%) JavaScript
13 34 (20.48%) ASP.NET
14 32 (19.28%) OO
15 30 (18.07%) Investment Banking
16 29 (17.47%) Derivative
16 29 (17.47%) MVVM
17 28 (16.87%) HTML
18 26 (15.66%) Multithreading
19 23 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 23 (13.86%) MVC
20 21 (12.65%) .NET Framework
21 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
22 19 (11.45%) Windows
23 18 (10.84%) T-SQL
23 18 (10.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 18 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
23 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
24 16 (9.64%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 13 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
2 6 (3.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.20%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.60%) Intranet
1 1 (0.60%) Internet
1 1 (0.60%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (34.94%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.41%) MS Access
6 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.20%) DB2
8 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) KDB
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Subversion
2 9 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.22%) NUnit
4 7 (4.22%) Maven
5 6 (3.61%) JIRA
5 6 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (1.81%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (1.20%) ProC
8 2 (1.20%) Moq
9 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.60%) MSTest
9 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 62 (37.35%) Front Office
2 51 (30.72%) Banking
3 50 (30.12%) Finance
4 30 (18.07%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Publishing
5 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
6 3 (1.81%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 142 (85.54%) Developer
2 101 (60.84%) C# Developer
3 51 (30.72%) Senior Developer
4 32 (19.28%) Senior C# Developer
5 30 (18.07%) .NET Developer
6 26 (15.66%) WPF Developer
7 25 (15.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (9.64%) Java Developer
9 12 (7.23%) UI Programmer
9 12 (7.23%) UI Developer
10 10 (6.02%) Architect
11 8 (4.82%) Front Office Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Senior UI Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Web Developer
14 5 (3.01%) Lead Developer
14 5 (3.01%) GUI Developer
14 5 (3.01%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (68.67%) .NET
2 77 (46.39%) WCF
3 36 (21.69%) WinForms
4 34 (20.48%) ASP.NET
5 28 (16.87%) HTML
6 21 (12.65%) .NET Framework
7 18 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (9.64%) HTML5
9 13 (7.83%) CSS
10 12 (7.23%) Web Services
10 12 (7.23%) jQuery
10 12 (7.23%) Reactive Extensions
11 11 (6.63%) Task Parallel Library
11 11 (6.63%) AngularJS
11 11 (6.63%) LINQ
11 11 (6.63%) XML
12 9 (5.42%) Silverlight
13 8 (4.82%) RESTful
14 7 (4.22%) Unity DI Container
15 6 (3.61%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.47%) Derivative
2 18 (10.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (8.43%) Fixed Income
3 14 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.63%) User Experience
4 11 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.42%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.82%) Equities
7 6 (3.61%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (3.01%) Market Risk
8 5 (3.01%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.01%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.01%) Physics
9 4 (2.41%) Statistics
9 4 (2.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.81%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.81%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Windows
2 5 (3.01%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Solaris
4 1 (0.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (25.30%) TDD
3 32 (19.28%) OO
4 29 (17.47%) MVVM
5 26 (15.66%) Multithreading
6 23 (13.86%) MVC
7 16 (9.64%) SOA
7 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.64%) Low Latency
8 12 (7.23%) OOD
8 12 (7.23%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.02%) Web Development
9 10 (6.02%) Workflow
10 9 (5.42%) Electronic Trading
11 8 (4.82%) Scrum
11 8 (4.82%) ETL
12 7 (4.22%) Memory Management
13 6 (3.61%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.61%) Analytics
13 6 (3.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (96.39%) C#
2 71 (42.77%) SQL
3 36 (21.69%) Java
4 35 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 18 (10.84%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.43%) VB
7 12 (7.23%) VBA
8 9 (5.42%) XAML
9 8 (4.82%) C++
10 7 (4.22%) VB6
11 6 (3.61%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.81%) XPath
12 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.20%) Python
13 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.60%) F#
14 1 (0.60%) VBScript
14 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (8.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) PhD
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.60%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) Control-M
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle
3 10 (6.02%) DevExpress
4 7 (4.22%) Sybase
5 6 (3.61%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.41%) Infragistics
6 4 (2.41%) Tableau
7 3 (1.81%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.20%) Perforce
8 2 (1.20%) Murex
9 1 (0.60%) HP
9 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.60%) Reuters
9 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
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