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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 205 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 245 521 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 2.07% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 6.65% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 411 373
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 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
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
7391 7839 7778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.20% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5314 5678 5442
Average daily rate £415 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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 -25 73 £550 +4.76% 46
Canary Wharf +9 2 £450 -26.88%
Romford - 1 £550 -
Croydon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 456 (89.94%) C#
2 333 (65.68%) .NET
3 217 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (38.86%) WCF
5 193 (38.07%) SQL Server
6 184 (36.29%) SQL
7 172 (33.93%) Banking
8 162 (31.95%) TDD
9 157 (30.97%) Finance
10 131 (25.84%) Front Office
11 121 (23.87%) ASP.NET
11 121 (23.87%) MVVM
12 111 (21.89%) MVC
13 104 (20.51%) Multithreading
14 96 (18.93%) HTML
14 96 (18.93%) Microsoft
15 93 (18.34%) .NET Framework
16 90 (17.75%) Investment Banking
17 84 (16.57%) JavaScript
18 82 (16.17%) WinForms
19 72 (14.20%) OO
20 69 (13.61%) XAML
21 65 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
22 63 (12.43%) Silverlight
22 63 (12.43%) Scrum
23 60 (11.83%) CSS
24 59 (11.64%) Windows
25 58 (11.44%) Oracle
26 55 (10.85%) Unit Testing
26 55 (10.85%) HTML5

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.56%) IIS
2 12 (2.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.99%) Apache
6 4 (0.79%) Confluence
7 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.39%) Node.js
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.20%) GemFire
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.20%) Documentum
9 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
Applications
1 28 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.55%) Photoshop
2 18 (3.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.58%) MS Office
4 7 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.20%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) AMQP
2 2 (0.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (38.07%) SQL Server
2 52 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (8.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (3.16%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 14 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.17%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.78%) QlikView
11 9 (1.78%) MS Access
12 7 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.38%) Big Data
13 6 (1.18%) SQLite
14 5 (0.99%) OLAP
15 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.79%) Sybase ASE
15 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 37 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.33%) TeamCity
4 25 (4.93%) Subversion
5 24 (4.73%) Microsoft Blend
5 24 (4.73%) MSTest
6 23 (4.54%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (4.34%) NUnit
8 12 (2.37%) JIRA
9 11 (2.17%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.97%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.97%) CruiseControl
11 8 (1.58%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (1.38%) Moq
12 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (1.38%) Maven
13 6 (1.18%) JUnit
13 6 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (0.99%) QUnit
General
1 172 (33.93%) Banking
2 157 (30.97%) Finance
3 131 (25.84%) Front Office
4 90 (17.75%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.37%) Back Office
6 5 (0.99%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.59%) Games
8 2 (0.39%) Retail
8 2 (0.39%) Automotive
8 2 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 422 (83.23%) Developer
2 264 (52.07%) C# Developer
3 102 (20.12%) WPF Developer
4 85 (16.77%) .NET Developer
5 62 (12.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (11.64%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.73%) Senior C# Developer
7 24 (4.73%) Designer
8 18 (3.55%) Front Office Developer
9 17 (3.35%) UI Developer
10 15 (2.96%) Java Developer
11 14 (2.76%) UI Designer
11 14 (2.76%) UI Programmer
12 12 (2.37%) Senior WPF Developer
12 12 (2.37%) Agile C# Developer
12 12 (2.37%) Architect
13 11 (2.17%) Software Developer
13 11 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (1.97%) GUI Developer
14 10 (1.97%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (65.68%) .NET
2 197 (38.86%) WCF
3 121 (23.87%) ASP.NET
4 96 (18.93%) HTML
5 93 (18.34%) .NET Framework
6 82 (16.17%) WinForms
7 65 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (12.43%) Silverlight
9 60 (11.83%) CSS
10 55 (10.85%) HTML5
11 47 (9.27%) Web Services
12 43 (8.48%) jQuery
13 37 (7.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 35 (6.90%) LINQ
15 32 (6.31%) Reactive Extensions
16 26 (5.13%) AngularJS
17 24 (4.73%) XML
18 23 (4.54%) CSS3
19 22 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 22 (4.34%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.86%) Fixed Income
2 46 (9.07%) Derivative
3 43 (8.48%) User Experience
4 39 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (7.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (5.92%) Computer Science
7 27 (5.33%) Hedge funds
8 24 (4.73%) Equities
9 18 (3.55%) Market Risk
10 17 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
11 15 (2.96%) Credit Risk
11 15 (2.96%) Mathematics
12 14 (2.76%) Visualisation
13 12 (2.37%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.78%) Grid Computing
14 9 (1.78%) Open Source
14 9 (1.78%) Blog
15 7 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
16 6 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (11.64%) Windows
2 12 (2.37%) Linux
3 10 (1.97%) Windows Phone
4 8 (1.58%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.38%) UNIX
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.39%) Android
7 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (31.95%) TDD
3 121 (23.87%) MVVM
4 111 (21.89%) MVC
5 104 (20.51%) Multithreading
6 72 (14.20%) OO
7 63 (12.43%) Scrum
8 55 (10.85%) Unit Testing
9 51 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (9.07%) BDD
11 30 (5.92%) OOD
12 28 (5.52%) Low Latency
12 28 (5.52%) Dependency Injection
13 25 (4.93%) Electronic Trading
14 22 (4.34%) Software Engineering
15 19 (3.75%) Workflow
16 16 (3.16%) SOA
17 15 (2.96%) Analytics
18 14 (2.76%) OOP
19 13 (2.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 456 (89.94%) C#
2 184 (36.29%) SQL
3 84 (16.57%) JavaScript
4 69 (13.61%) XAML
5 51 (10.06%) Java
6 43 (8.48%) T-SQL
7 24 (4.73%) C++
8 20 (3.94%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.75%) VBA
10 15 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.17%) Python
12 5 (0.99%) VB
12 5 (0.99%) C
13 4 (0.79%) VBScript
13 4 (0.79%) F#
14 3 (0.59%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.59%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.39%) VC++
15 2 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (9.66%) Degree
2 12 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.99%) MCSE
6 4 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.79%) MCSD
7 1 (0.20%) MCP
7 1 (0.20%) MCPD
7 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.56%) QA
2 5 (0.99%) Basel III
3 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.18%) Control-M
2 2 (0.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.20%) WMI
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (18.93%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.44%) Oracle
3 22 (4.34%) DevExpress
4 15 (2.96%) Sybase
5 12 (2.37%) Infragistics
6 10 (1.97%) Telerik
6 10 (1.97%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.78%) Informatica
8 7 (1.38%) Adobe
9 5 (0.99%) Syncfusion
9 5 (0.99%) IBM
9 5 (0.99%) Splunk
10 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.59%) JBoss
11 2 (0.39%) Siebel
11 2 (0.39%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.39%) Murex
11 2 (0.39%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.39%) Reuters
11 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Huxley Associates
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ComputAppoint
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Hays Finance Technology
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Vertical IT
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Stott & May
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Huxley Associates
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iKonnect
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Real Staffing
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