The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 185 80 103
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +23
Contract jobs citing WPF 259 576 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 2.38% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 7.56% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 468 378
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £185.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +311.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 -24 86 £550 +4.76% 34
Romford - 3 £450 - 1
Mayfair - 1 £475 -
Chiswick - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 468 (88.64%) C#
2 376 (71.21%) .NET
3 235 (44.51%) SQL Server
4 212 (40.15%) WCF
5 191 (36.17%) Banking
6 180 (34.09%) Finance
7 167 (31.63%) SQL
8 161 (30.49%) TDD
9 145 (27.46%) Front Office
10 126 (23.86%) ASP.NET
11 116 (21.97%) MVVM
12 115 (21.78%) Multithreading
13 114 (21.59%) MVC
14 106 (20.08%) HTML
15 101 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
16 91 (17.23%) Microsoft
17 87 (16.48%) Investment Banking
18 83 (15.72%) Silverlight
19 82 (15.53%) WinForms
20 81 (15.34%) .NET Framework
20 81 (15.34%) OO
21 80 (15.15%) Derivative
22 79 (14.96%) JavaScript
23 71 (13.45%) Windows
23 71 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
24 69 (13.07%) Scrum
25 65 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
26 63 (11.93%) CSS
27 60 (11.36%) HTML5
28 58 (10.98%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.70%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.52%) IIS
4 7 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.95%) ArcGIS
5 5 (0.95%) Apache
6 4 (0.76%) Confluence
7 3 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.57%) ArcSDE
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) Documentum
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 33 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.41%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (2.08%) MS Office
4 10 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) ReMetrica
2 3 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.52%) Internet
2 5 (0.95%) HTTP
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.38%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (44.51%) SQL Server
2 65 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 32 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 19 (3.60%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.52%) QlikView
10 8 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.33%) OLAP
11 7 (1.33%) MS Access
12 6 (1.14%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.14%) Big Data
13 5 (0.95%) SQLite
13 5 (0.95%) DB2
13 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 47 (8.90%) Visual Studio
2 36 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.11%) NUnit
3 27 (5.11%) Microsoft Blend
4 25 (4.73%) TeamCity
5 23 (4.36%) Subversion
6 17 (3.22%) MSTest
7 16 (3.03%) CruiseControl
8 15 (2.84%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (2.65%) SpecFlow
10 12 (2.27%) JIRA
10 12 (2.27%) Git (software)
11 11 (2.08%) MSBuild
12 10 (1.89%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.89%) Axure RP
13 8 (1.52%) Moq
13 8 (1.52%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 7 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 5 (0.95%) QUnit
15 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 191 (36.17%) Banking
2 180 (34.09%) Finance
3 145 (27.46%) Front Office
4 87 (16.48%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.89%) Back Office
6 5 (0.95%) Legal
7 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.57%) Retail
8 3 (0.57%) Marketing
8 3 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 2 (0.38%) German Language
9 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 442 (83.71%) Developer
2 280 (53.03%) C# Developer
3 113 (21.40%) .NET Developer
4 111 (21.02%) WPF Developer
5 86 (16.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 53 (10.04%) Senior Developer
7 35 (6.63%) Designer
8 17 (3.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 16 (3.03%) UI Designer
9 16 (3.03%) User Experience Designer
10 13 (2.46%) Agile C# Developer
10 13 (2.46%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (2.27%) Software Developer
12 11 (2.08%) Web Developer
12 11 (2.08%) SQL Developer
12 11 (2.08%) Front Office Developer
13 10 (1.89%) Interface Designer
13 10 (1.89%) Analyst
14 9 (1.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (1.70%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (71.21%) .NET
2 212 (40.15%) WCF
3 126 (23.86%) ASP.NET
4 106 (20.08%) HTML
5 83 (15.72%) Silverlight
6 82 (15.53%) WinForms
7 81 (15.34%) .NET Framework
8 71 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (11.93%) CSS
10 60 (11.36%) HTML5
11 48 (9.09%) Web Services
12 34 (6.44%) jQuery
13 33 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 29 (5.49%) LINQ
14 29 (5.49%) XML
15 25 (4.73%) REST
16 23 (4.36%) CSS3
17 20 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 20 (3.79%) Unity DI Container
18 18 (3.41%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.15%) Derivative
2 42 (7.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 42 (7.95%) Fixed Income
3 22 (4.17%) Equities
4 18 (3.41%) Visualisation
5 16 (3.03%) Credit Risk
5 16 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
5 16 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.65%) Grid Computing
6 14 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.46%) Market Risk
7 13 (2.46%) Credit Derivative
8 12 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (1.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 8 (1.52%) Open Source
11 6 (1.14%) Statistics
12 5 (0.95%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.45%) Windows
2 20 (3.79%) Linux
3 14 (2.65%) UNIX
4 8 (1.52%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (0.95%) Android
7 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (30.49%) TDD
2 116 (21.97%) MVVM
3 115 (21.78%) Multithreading
4 114 (21.59%) MVC
5 101 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (15.34%) OO
7 69 (13.07%) Scrum
8 49 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
9 43 (8.14%) Unit Testing
10 37 (7.01%) BDD
11 32 (6.06%) Low Latency
12 31 (5.87%) Software Engineering
13 27 (5.11%) OOD
13 27 (5.11%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (4.92%) Electronic Trading
15 21 (3.98%) SOA
16 20 (3.79%) Analytics
17 19 (3.60%) Workflow
18 13 (2.46%) Risk Management
19 12 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 468 (88.64%) C#
2 167 (31.63%) SQL
3 79 (14.96%) JavaScript
4 58 (10.98%) XAML
5 42 (7.95%) Java
6 38 (7.20%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.17%) C++
8 20 (3.79%) VBA
9 10 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.70%) Python
11 8 (1.52%) VB
11 8 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.95%) C
14 3 (0.57%) VC++
14 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.38%) Ruby
15 2 (0.38%) C++/CLI
16 1 (0.19%) Haskell
16 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (6.63%) Degree
2 8 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.95%) MCSE
6 4 (0.76%) MCSD
7 2 (0.38%) MCP
7 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) MBA
7 2 (0.38%) CFA
8 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.70%) QA
2 5 (0.95%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.14%) Control-M
2 2 (0.38%) Puppet
2 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) WMI
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 91 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.61%) Oracle
3 25 (4.73%) DevExpress
4 18 (3.41%) Sybase
5 16 (3.03%) Infragistics
6 14 (2.65%) Syncfusion
6 14 (2.65%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.52%) Informatica
7 8 (1.52%) DataSynapse
8 7 (1.33%) Adobe
9 6 (1.14%) IBM
10 5 (0.95%) ESRI
10 5 (0.95%) Splunk
11 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.57%) JBoss
12 2 (0.38%) Murex
12 2 (0.38%) Reuters
12 2 (0.38%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
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