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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 199 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +8
Contract jobs citing WPF 251 553 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 2.18% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 6.91% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 444 391
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 £350 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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
7417 8005 7799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.60% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 5796 5534
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £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 53 55 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.01 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 September 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 September 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 -40 70 £550 +2.32% 41
Canary Wharf +10 2 £450 -26.82%
Romford - 2 £500 - 1
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (90.35%) C#
2 347 (66.99%) .NET
3 207 (39.96%) SQL Server
4 203 (39.19%) WCF
5 188 (36.29%) SQL
6 181 (34.94%) Banking
7 167 (32.24%) Finance
8 158 (30.50%) TDD
9 139 (26.83%) Front Office
10 123 (23.75%) ASP.NET
11 117 (22.59%) MVC
12 115 (22.20%) MVVM
13 108 (20.85%) Multithreading
14 104 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
15 95 (18.34%) HTML
16 92 (17.76%) Microsoft
17 89 (17.18%) Investment Banking
18 86 (16.60%) WinForms
19 85 (16.41%) .NET Framework
20 76 (14.67%) JavaScript
21 74 (14.29%) OO
22 67 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
23 66 (12.74%) Windows
24 63 (12.16%) Scrum
24 63 (12.16%) XAML
24 63 (12.16%) Silverlight
25 59 (11.39%) Oracle
26 58 (11.20%) Derivative
26 58 (11.20%) SQL Server 2008
27 57 (11.00%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (2.51%) IIS
2 11 (2.12%) Tomcat
2 11 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.97%) Apache
5 4 (0.77%) Confluence
6 3 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.39%) Node.js
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) GemFire
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.28%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.54%) MS Office
4 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.58%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.39%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.16%) Internet
2 3 (0.58%) HTTP
3 2 (0.39%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (39.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (8.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (3.47%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.51%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.12%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.54%) QlikView
12 7 (1.35%) OLAP
12 7 (1.35%) MS Access
12 7 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.16%) Big Data
14 5 (0.97%) SQLite
15 4 (0.77%) Sybase ASE
15 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.58%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 39 (7.53%) Visual Studio
2 35 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.21%) TeamCity
4 26 (5.02%) Subversion
5 22 (4.25%) Microsoft Blend
5 22 (4.25%) NUnit
6 21 (4.05%) MSTest
7 18 (3.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (2.51%) SpecFlow
9 12 (2.32%) JIRA
10 11 (2.12%) CruiseControl
11 10 (1.93%) Git (software)
11 10 (1.93%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.54%) Maven
12 8 (1.54%) Moq
13 7 (1.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 6 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (1.16%) MSBuild
14 6 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 181 (34.94%) Banking
2 167 (32.24%) Finance
3 139 (26.83%) Front Office
4 89 (17.18%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.32%) Back Office
6 5 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.58%) Games
7 3 (0.58%) Law
7 3 (0.58%) Marketing
8 2 (0.39%) Billing
8 2 (0.39%) Retail
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 2 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 442 (85.33%) Developer
2 284 (54.83%) C# Developer
3 105 (20.27%) WPF Developer
4 98 (18.92%) .NET Developer
5 73 (14.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 61 (11.78%) Senior Developer
7 25 (4.83%) Designer
8 23 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (2.70%) Agile C# Developer
10 13 (2.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (2.51%) UI Designer
10 13 (2.51%) UI Developer
10 13 (2.51%) Java Developer
11 12 (2.32%) SQL Developer
11 12 (2.32%) Front Office Developer
11 12 (2.32%) Software Developer
11 12 (2.32%) UI Programmer
12 11 (2.12%) Analyst
13 9 (1.74%) Web Developer
13 9 (1.74%) Interface Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (66.99%) .NET
2 203 (39.19%) WCF
3 123 (23.75%) ASP.NET
4 95 (18.34%) HTML
5 86 (16.60%) WinForms
6 85 (16.41%) .NET Framework
7 67 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (12.16%) Silverlight
9 57 (11.00%) CSS
10 55 (10.62%) HTML5
11 48 (9.27%) Web Services
12 37 (7.14%) jQuery
13 36 (6.95%) LINQ
13 36 (6.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 24 (4.63%) REST
14 24 (4.63%) Reactive Extensions
15 23 (4.44%) CSS3
16 22 (4.25%) XML
16 22 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 21 (4.05%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.20%) Derivative
2 51 (9.85%) Fixed Income
3 35 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.63%) Equities
5 24 (4.63%) Hedge funds
6 16 (3.09%) Credit Risk
7 15 (2.90%) Market Risk
7 15 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 15 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
8 12 (2.32%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (2.12%) Grid Computing
10 8 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (1.54%) N-Tier
10 8 (1.54%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.54%) Open Source
11 6 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.97%) Blog
13 4 (0.77%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.74%) Windows
2 15 (2.90%) Linux
3 12 (2.32%) Windows Phone
4 10 (1.93%) UNIX
5 7 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.97%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.58%) Android
7 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (30.50%) TDD
2 117 (22.59%) MVC
3 115 (22.20%) MVVM
4 108 (20.85%) Multithreading
5 104 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (14.29%) OO
7 63 (12.16%) Scrum
8 55 (10.62%) Unit Testing
9 49 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (7.34%) BDD
11 30 (5.79%) Low Latency
12 27 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
12 27 (5.21%) Electronic Trading
12 27 (5.21%) OOD
13 26 (5.02%) Software Engineering
14 18 (3.47%) Workflow
15 16 (3.09%) SOA
15 16 (3.09%) Analytics
16 14 (2.70%) Risk Management
17 11 (2.12%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 468 (90.35%) C#
2 188 (36.29%) SQL
3 76 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 63 (12.16%) XAML
5 46 (8.88%) Java
6 44 (8.49%) T-SQL
7 25 (4.83%) C++
8 18 (3.47%) VBA
9 15 (2.90%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.51%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.12%) Python
12 10 (1.93%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.16%) VB
14 5 (0.97%) C
15 4 (0.77%) VBScript
16 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.39%) F#
17 2 (0.39%) VC++
17 2 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (7.72%) Degree
2 8 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.97%) MCSE
6 4 (0.77%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) MCP
7 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.51%) QA
2 5 (0.97%) Basel III
3 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) Control-M
2 2 (0.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) WMI
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 59 (11.39%) Oracle
3 25 (4.83%) DevExpress
4 16 (3.09%) Sybase
5 12 (2.32%) Infragistics
6 11 (2.12%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.74%) Syncfusion
8 8 (1.54%) Informatica
9 7 (1.35%) Adobe
9 7 (1.35%) IBM
10 5 (0.97%) Telerik
10 5 (0.97%) Splunk
11 3 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.58%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.58%) JBoss
12 2 (0.39%) Murex
12 2 (0.39%) Reuters
12 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.39%) Perforce
12 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
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