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 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 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 194 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +14
Contract jobs citing WPF 253 554 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.08% 2.28% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 7.29% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 450 376
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 £325 £375 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £638
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 £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
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 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -22 78 £550 +4.76% 56
Romford - 3 £450 -
Mayfair - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 474 (88.60%) C#
2 372 (69.53%) .NET
3 235 (43.93%) SQL Server
4 219 (40.93%) WCF
5 189 (35.33%) Banking
6 180 (33.64%) Finance
6 180 (33.64%) SQL
7 158 (29.53%) TDD
8 147 (27.48%) Front Office
9 126 (23.55%) ASP.NET
10 118 (22.06%) MVC
10 118 (22.06%) MVVM
11 115 (21.50%) Multithreading
12 107 (20.00%) HTML
13 101 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
14 93 (17.38%) Microsoft
15 87 (16.26%) OO
15 87 (16.26%) Investment Banking
16 86 (16.07%) WinForms
17 84 (15.70%) JavaScript
18 82 (15.33%) .NET Framework
19 79 (14.77%) Silverlight
20 78 (14.58%) Derivative
21 76 (14.21%) Windows
22 69 (12.90%) Scrum
22 69 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
23 63 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
23 63 (11.78%) HTML5
23 63 (11.78%) XAML
23 63 (11.78%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (2.06%) IIS
1 11 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.93%) ArcGIS
4 5 (0.93%) Apache
5 4 (0.75%) Confluence
6 3 (0.56%) ArcSDE
6 3 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.37%) Node.js
7 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.19%) GemFire
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 32 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.36%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.87%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (1.50%) MS Office
5 7 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) ReMetrica
2 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.50%) Internet
2 4 (0.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.37%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (43.93%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (6.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (3.93%) Oracle Database
6 21 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.18%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.50%) QlikView
11 7 (1.31%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.31%) MS Access
11 7 (1.31%) OLAP
12 6 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.12%) Big Data
13 5 (0.93%) SQLite
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (8.60%) Visual Studio
2 38 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (5.23%) Microsoft Blend
4 26 (4.86%) TeamCity
5 25 (4.67%) Subversion
6 24 (4.49%) NUnit
7 18 (3.36%) MSTest
8 15 (2.80%) CruiseControl
9 14 (2.62%) SpecFlow
9 14 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
10 12 (2.24%) JIRA
10 12 (2.24%) Git (software)
11 11 (2.06%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.87%) Axure RP
12 10 (1.87%) MSBuild
13 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 8 (1.50%) Moq
14 7 (1.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 6 (1.12%) Maven
16 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 189 (35.33%) Banking
2 180 (33.64%) Finance
3 147 (27.48%) Front Office
4 87 (16.26%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.06%) Back Office
6 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.75%) Legal
7 3 (0.56%) Marketing
7 3 (0.56%) Retail
7 3 (0.56%) Law
8 2 (0.37%) Publishing
8 2 (0.37%) Games
8 2 (0.37%) Billing
8 2 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
9 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 447 (83.55%) Developer
2 280 (52.34%) C# Developer
3 110 (20.56%) WPF Developer
4 108 (20.19%) .NET Developer
5 87 (16.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 37 (6.92%) Designer
8 17 (3.18%) UI Designer
9 16 (2.99%) User Experience Designer
10 15 (2.80%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (2.62%) Web Developer
12 13 (2.43%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.24%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (2.24%) Agile C# Developer
14 11 (2.06%) SQL Developer
14 11 (2.06%) Front Office Developer
15 10 (1.87%) Analyst
15 10 (1.87%) Interface Designer
16 9 (1.68%) UI Developer
16 9 (1.68%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 372 (69.53%) .NET
2 219 (40.93%) WCF
3 126 (23.55%) ASP.NET
4 107 (20.00%) HTML
5 86 (16.07%) WinForms
6 82 (15.33%) .NET Framework
7 79 (14.77%) Silverlight
8 69 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (11.78%) HTML5
9 63 (11.78%) CSS
10 48 (8.97%) Web Services
11 37 (6.92%) jQuery
12 35 (6.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 31 (5.79%) LINQ
14 26 (4.86%) XML
14 26 (4.86%) CSS3
15 24 (4.49%) REST
16 21 (3.93%) Unity DI Container
17 20 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 18 (3.36%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.58%) Derivative
2 45 (8.41%) Fixed Income
3 37 (6.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (4.11%) Equities
5 20 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.36%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.18%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.80%) Credit Risk
8 15 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
9 14 (2.62%) Grid Computing
9 14 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
10 13 (2.43%) Market Risk
11 12 (2.24%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (1.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 8 (1.50%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.31%) Open Source
15 6 (1.12%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.12%) Statistics
16 5 (0.93%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.21%) Windows
2 16 (2.99%) Linux
3 10 (1.87%) UNIX
3 10 (1.87%) Windows Phone
4 6 (1.12%) Windows 8
5 5 (0.93%) Android
5 5 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (29.53%) TDD
2 118 (22.06%) MVC
2 118 (22.06%) MVVM
3 115 (21.50%) Multithreading
4 101 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (16.26%) OO
6 69 (12.90%) Scrum
7 49 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (8.97%) Unit Testing
9 33 (6.17%) BDD
10 31 (5.79%) Software Engineering
11 28 (5.23%) Electronic Trading
11 28 (5.23%) Dependency Injection
11 28 (5.23%) Low Latency
11 28 (5.23%) OOD
12 20 (3.74%) Analytics
12 20 (3.74%) SOA
13 17 (3.18%) Workflow
14 15 (2.80%) Risk Management
15 12 (2.24%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 474 (88.60%) C#
2 180 (33.64%) SQL
3 84 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 63 (11.78%) XAML
5 43 (8.04%) T-SQL
6 40 (7.48%) Java
7 23 (4.30%) C++
8 21 (3.93%) VBA
9 12 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.87%) Python
11 10 (1.87%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.50%) VB
13 5 (0.93%) C
14 4 (0.75%) VBScript
15 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.56%) VC++
16 2 (0.37%) Ruby
16 2 (0.37%) C++/CLI
17 1 (0.19%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (7.10%) Degree
2 8 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.93%) MCSE
6 4 (0.75%) MCSD
7 2 (0.37%) MCP
7 2 (0.37%) MBA
7 2 (0.37%) CFA
8 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.24%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Control-M
2 2 (0.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 93 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.21%) Oracle
3 26 (4.86%) DevExpress
4 15 (2.80%) Sybase
5 14 (2.62%) Infragistics
5 14 (2.62%) TIBCO
5 14 (2.62%) Syncfusion
6 8 (1.50%) Informatica
6 8 (1.50%) DataSynapse
7 7 (1.31%) Adobe
8 6 (1.12%) IBM
9 5 (0.93%) Splunk
9 5 (0.93%) ESRI
10 4 (0.75%) Telerik
11 3 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.56%) JBoss
12 2 (0.37%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.37%) Murex
12 2 (0.37%) Reuters
12 2 (0.37%) Bloomberg
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