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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 191 199 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -109
Contract jobs citing WPF 274 265 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.13% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.73% 3.63% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 209 462
Average daily rate
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£575 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.83 - £185.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
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
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 111 £550 - 29
New Malden - 2 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 529 (93.46%) C#
2 380 (67.14%) .NET
3 256 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (40.46%) WCF
5 228 (40.28%) SQL Server
6 191 (33.75%) SQL
7 187 (33.04%) Front Office
8 182 (32.16%) Banking
9 178 (31.45%) TDD
10 170 (30.04%) Finance
11 137 (24.20%) MVVM
12 120 (21.20%) Investment Banking
13 107 (18.90%) .NET Framework
14 102 (18.02%) Multithreading
14 102 (18.02%) WinForms
15 94 (16.61%) Microsoft
16 89 (15.72%) ASP.NET
17 80 (14.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 74 (13.07%) OO
19 73 (12.90%) Unit Testing
20 71 (12.54%) MVC
21 69 (12.19%) Windows
22 68 (12.01%) Oracle
22 68 (12.01%) SQL Server 2008
23 66 (11.66%) Derivative
24 63 (11.13%) Java
25 62 (10.95%) JavaScript
25 62 (10.95%) HTML
26 60 (10.60%) Fixed Income
27 59 (10.42%) Continuous Integration

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (2.65%) IIS
2 10 (1.77%) Confluence
3 9 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.24%) NServiceBus
6 5 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.88%) MTS
7 4 (0.71%) JBoss
7 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.35%) CMS
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Kentico
10 1 (0.18%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 44 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.06%) Mingle
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.35%) RMDS
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.18%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.18%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.24%) HTTP
3 6 (1.06%) DNS
4 5 (0.88%) SSL
4 5 (0.88%) Internet
4 5 (0.88%) AMQP
5 3 (0.53%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 68 (12.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (4.77%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 20 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 16 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.12%) MS Access
9 10 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.77%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.24%) Big Data
11 7 (1.24%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.06%) DB2
12 6 (1.06%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (6.89%) NUnit
2 37 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (4.06%) Subversion
3 23 (4.06%) Visual Studio
4 21 (3.71%) JIRA
5 20 (3.53%) SpecFlow
6 18 (3.18%) Rhino Mocks
7 15 (2.65%) Moq
8 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Blend
9 12 (2.12%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.94%) Selenium
11 9 (1.59%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.59%) MSTest
11 9 (1.59%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.41%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.24%) Maven
13 7 (1.24%) MSI
14 6 (1.06%) JUnit
14 6 (1.06%) ProC
15 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 187 (33.04%) Front Office
2 182 (32.16%) Banking
3 170 (30.04%) Finance
4 120 (21.20%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.77%) Retail
6 6 (1.06%) Back Office
7 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.53%) Advertising
7 3 (0.53%) French Language
8 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.35%) Law
8 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 505 (89.22%) Developer
2 320 (56.54%) C# Developer
3 118 (20.85%) .NET Developer
4 116 (20.49%) Senior Developer
5 106 (18.73%) WPF Developer
6 67 (11.84%) Senior C# Developer
7 66 (11.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 30 (5.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (4.42%) Java Developer
10 21 (3.71%) Lead Developer
11 19 (3.36%) Senior WPF Developer
12 16 (2.83%) GUI Developer
12 16 (2.83%) Front Office Developer
13 15 (2.65%) Architect
14 14 (2.47%) UI Developer
15 13 (2.30%) UI Programmer
16 12 (2.12%) Agile .NET Developer
16 12 (2.12%) Agile C# Developer
16 12 (2.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 9 (1.59%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (67.14%) .NET
2 229 (40.46%) WCF
3 107 (18.90%) .NET Framework
4 102 (18.02%) WinForms
5 89 (15.72%) ASP.NET
6 62 (10.95%) HTML
7 53 (9.36%) Silverlight
8 47 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (8.13%) Reactive Extensions
10 43 (7.60%) HTML5
11 42 (7.42%) Unity DI Container
11 42 (7.42%) Web Services
12 36 (6.36%) Entity Framework
13 33 (5.83%) LINQ
14 32 (5.65%) XML
15 29 (5.12%) CSS
16 26 (4.59%) AngularJS
17 25 (4.42%) REST
17 25 (4.42%) SOAP
18 23 (4.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (11.66%) Derivative
3 60 (10.60%) Fixed Income
4 48 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (7.07%) Hedge funds
6 30 (5.30%) Equities
7 28 (4.95%) User Experience
8 26 (4.59%) Credit Risk
9 23 (4.06%) Mathematics
10 21 (3.71%) Computer Science
10 21 (3.71%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (2.47%) Market Risk
13 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 8 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.41%) Physics
14 8 (1.41%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.24%) Visualisation
15 7 (1.24%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 69 (12.19%) Windows
2 12 (2.12%) Linux
3 8 (1.41%) UNIX
4 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.71%) Android
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (31.45%) TDD
3 137 (24.20%) MVVM
4 102 (18.02%) Multithreading
5 74 (13.07%) OO
6 73 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 71 (12.54%) MVC
8 59 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (10.07%) Scrum
10 45 (7.95%) SOA
11 39 (6.89%) BDD
12 35 (6.18%) Software Engineering
13 32 (5.65%) Dependency Injection
14 31 (5.48%) Low Latency
15 30 (5.30%) Electronic Trading
16 29 (5.12%) SDLC
17 27 (4.77%) Business Analysis
18 25 (4.42%) Risk Management
19 21 (3.71%) OOD
19 21 (3.71%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 529 (93.46%) C#
2 191 (33.75%) SQL
3 63 (11.13%) Java
4 62 (10.95%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.71%) T-SQL
5 38 (6.71%) XAML
6 31 (5.48%) VBA
7 28 (4.95%) VB
8 23 (4.06%) C++
9 16 (2.83%) VB6
10 14 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.41%) Python
12 8 (1.41%) Scala
13 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.71%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.53%) PHP
15 2 (0.35%) Clojure
15 2 (0.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 36 (6.36%) Degree
2 10 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.35%) MCPD
6 1 (0.18%) MCT
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.12%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Basel III
2 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) Control-M
2 3 (0.53%) Puppet
2 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.35%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 94 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 68 (12.01%) Oracle
3 31 (5.48%) Sybase
4 29 (5.12%) TIBCO
4 29 (5.12%) DevExpress
5 20 (3.53%) Infragistics
6 17 (3.00%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.59%) Telerik
8 7 (1.24%) Solace
9 6 (1.06%) IBM
10 5 (0.88%) Google
10 5 (0.88%) eSpeed
10 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.88%) Tradeweb
11 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.71%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.53%) Perforce
12 3 (0.53%) Reuters
12 3 (0.53%) Informatica
12 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
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