The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 171 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -9
Contract jobs citing WPF 298 492 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.95% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 6.28% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 399 393
Average daily rate
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£550 £538 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £340 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
WPF
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7358 7835 7426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.29% 31.03% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5429 5695 5291
Average daily rate £420 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 46 74
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £59.87 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in London

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the London region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in London

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in London

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the London region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in London

WPF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -26 90 £550 +4.76% 33
Canary Wharf +9 2 £450 -26.94%
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hornchurch - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 509 (91.55%) C#
2 376 (67.63%) .NET
3 227 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
4 211 (37.95%) WCF
5 197 (35.43%) SQL Server
6 195 (35.07%) SQL
7 190 (34.17%) Finance
8 185 (33.27%) Banking
9 178 (32.01%) TDD
10 165 (29.68%) Front Office
11 133 (23.92%) MVVM
12 121 (21.76%) Multithreading
13 117 (21.04%) ASP.NET
14 114 (20.50%) .NET Framework
15 110 (19.78%) HTML
16 108 (19.42%) MVC
17 102 (18.35%) Microsoft
18 98 (17.63%) Investment Banking
19 94 (16.91%) WinForms
19 94 (16.91%) JavaScript
20 84 (15.11%) OO
21 78 (14.03%) Scrum
22 71 (12.77%) HTML5
23 67 (12.05%) Java
24 66 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
25 63 (11.33%) Windows
26 61 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
27 59 (10.61%) Oracle
27 59 (10.61%) Fixed Income
27 59 (10.61%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (2.16%) IIS
1 12 (2.16%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.44%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.26%) Confluence
5 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.90%) Apache
7 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.54%) JBoss
7 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.36%) Node.js
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.18%) GemFire
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 27 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.80%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.26%) MS Office
5 5 (0.90%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.18%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) GitHub
2 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.90%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) HTTP
2 2 (0.36%) AMQP
3 1 (0.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (35.43%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.62%) Big Data
9 7 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.08%) MS Access
10 6 (1.08%) QlikView
11 4 (0.72%) OLAP
11 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.72%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 45 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 43 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (7.73%) NUnit
3 34 (6.12%) TeamCity
3 34 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 29 (5.22%) Subversion
5 25 (4.50%) MSTest
6 16 (2.88%) JIRA
7 13 (2.34%) Microsoft Blend
8 11 (1.98%) Moq
8 11 (1.98%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 9 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.62%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.62%) CruiseControl
11 8 (1.44%) JUnit
11 8 (1.44%) Maven
11 8 (1.44%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.26%) Git (software)
13 5 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 190 (34.17%) Finance
2 185 (33.27%) Banking
3 165 (29.68%) Front Office
4 98 (17.63%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.80%) Back Office
6 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.54%) Games
7 3 (0.54%) Retail
8 2 (0.36%) Billing
8 2 (0.36%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 477 (85.79%) Developer
2 292 (52.52%) C# Developer
3 119 (21.40%) WPF Developer
4 91 (16.37%) .NET Developer
5 74 (13.31%) Senior Developer
6 52 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
8 22 (3.96%) Java Developer
8 22 (3.96%) Front Office Developer
8 22 (3.96%) UI Developer
9 18 (3.24%) UI Programmer
10 16 (2.88%) Analyst
11 15 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (2.70%) Architect
12 14 (2.52%) Designer
13 13 (2.34%) GUI Developer
13 13 (2.34%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.16%) Senior WPF Developer
15 11 (1.98%) Agile C# Developer
15 11 (1.98%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (67.63%) .NET
2 211 (37.95%) WCF
3 117 (21.04%) ASP.NET
4 114 (20.50%) .NET Framework
5 110 (19.78%) HTML
6 94 (16.91%) WinForms
7 71 (12.77%) HTML5
8 61 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (10.43%) Silverlight
10 54 (9.71%) CSS
11 50 (8.99%) Web Services
12 45 (8.09%) jQuery
13 44 (7.91%) Reactive Extensions
14 43 (7.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 39 (7.01%) LINQ
16 34 (6.12%) AngularJS
17 27 (4.86%) Task Parallel Library
18 25 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
19 24 (4.32%) NHibernate
20 21 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.61%) Fixed Income
2 49 (8.81%) Derivative
3 42 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 42 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.37%) User Experience
5 37 (6.65%) Computer Science
6 31 (5.58%) Equities
7 28 (5.04%) Hedge funds
8 24 (4.32%) Mathematics
9 22 (3.96%) Algorithms
10 21 (3.78%) Data Structures
11 20 (3.60%) Credit Risk
12 19 (3.42%) Market Risk
12 19 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
13 18 (3.24%) Blog
14 15 (2.70%) N-Tier
15 12 (2.16%) Grid Computing
16 11 (1.98%) Visualisation
16 11 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
17 9 (1.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 63 (11.33%) Windows
2 14 (2.52%) Linux
3 10 (1.80%) UNIX
4 7 (1.26%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.08%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Android
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.01%) TDD
3 133 (23.92%) MVVM
4 121 (21.76%) Multithreading
5 108 (19.42%) MVC
6 84 (15.11%) OO
7 78 (14.03%) Scrum
8 66 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (9.89%) Unit Testing
9 55 (9.89%) BDD
10 34 (6.12%) Low Latency
11 33 (5.94%) OOD
12 27 (4.86%) Dependency Injection
13 24 (4.32%) Analytics
14 22 (3.96%) Electronic Trading
14 22 (3.96%) Domain-Driven Design
15 21 (3.78%) Workflow
16 20 (3.60%) Software Engineering
16 20 (3.60%) CQRS
17 19 (3.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 509 (91.55%) C#
2 195 (35.07%) SQL
3 94 (16.91%) JavaScript
4 67 (12.05%) Java
5 59 (10.61%) XAML
6 48 (8.63%) T-SQL
7 30 (5.40%) C++
8 24 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.70%) VBA
11 14 (2.52%) F#
12 10 (1.80%) Python
13 9 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.08%) VB
15 5 (0.90%) VBScript
16 4 (0.72%) C
17 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.54%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.36%) VC++
18 2 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (9.71%) Degree
2 14 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.72%) MCSD
6 4 (0.72%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.24%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) Basel III
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.90%) Control-M
2 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.36%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Kibana
3 1 (0.18%) logstash
3 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 102 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.61%) Oracle
3 24 (4.32%) DevExpress
4 23 (4.14%) TIBCO
5 17 (3.06%) Sybase
6 13 (2.34%) Telerik
7 12 (2.16%) Infragistics
8 7 (1.26%) IBM
8 7 (1.26%) Informatica
9 6 (1.08%) Adobe
10 4 (0.72%) Typemock
10 4 (0.72%) Syncfusion
11 3 (0.54%) Splunk
11 3 (0.54%) Perforce
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.36%) Murex
12 2 (0.36%) Siebel
12 2 (0.36%) Reuters
12 2 (0.36%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.36%) Business Objects
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