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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 186 110 78
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -32
Contract jobs citing WPF 277 403 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.14% 1.87% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 6.46% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 336 522
Average daily rate £545 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -40 87 £550 +10.00% 54
Canary Wharf +20 3 £575 -4.16%
Mayfair - 2 £500 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £464 - 1
Beckenham - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £350 -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 627 (92.48%) C#
2 478 (70.50%) .NET
3 297 (43.81%) SQL Server
4 288 (42.48%) WCF
5 228 (33.63%) Banking
6 220 (32.45%) Finance
7 213 (31.42%) SQL
8 199 (29.35%) Front Office
9 185 (27.29%) TDD
10 174 (25.66%) Multithreading
11 153 (22.57%) MVVM
12 135 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
13 131 (19.32%) ASP.NET
14 126 (18.58%) OO
15 125 (18.44%) Derivative
16 114 (16.81%) MVC
17 109 (16.08%) HTML
18 108 (15.93%) WinForms
19 106 (15.63%) Investment Banking
20 103 (15.19%) Microsoft
21 102 (15.04%) Windows
21 102 (15.04%) Scrum
22 101 (14.90%) Oracle
23 78 (11.50%) JavaScript
24 76 (11.21%) .NET Framework
25 75 (11.06%) Silverlight
25 75 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
26 74 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
27 72 (10.62%) Degree
28 70 (10.32%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (1.33%) NServiceBus
3 9 (1.33%) IIS
3 9 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.59%) ArcGIS
6 4 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.44%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.29%) GemFire
9 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.15%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 30 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.62%) MS Office
3 10 (1.47%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.33%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) Maya
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) ReMetrica
2 5 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.21%) HTTP
2 12 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.59%) Internet
4 3 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) LDAP
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (43.81%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 46 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 22 (3.24%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.62%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.18%) DB2
11 8 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.59%) MS Access
14 4 (0.59%) OLAP
14 4 (0.59%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.44%) QlikView
15 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (8.11%) NUnit
1 55 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (6.34%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (3.69%) Microsoft Blend
4 25 (3.69%) Subversion
5 22 (3.24%) TeamCity
6 21 (3.10%) MSBuild
7 18 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (2.51%) SpecFlow
9 14 (2.06%) Moq
10 12 (1.77%) Git (software)
11 11 (1.62%) MSTest
11 11 (1.62%) CruiseControl
12 9 (1.33%) Axure RP
13 7 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.88%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.88%) Selenium
15 5 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 228 (33.63%) Banking
2 220 (32.45%) Finance
3 199 (29.35%) Front Office
4 106 (15.63%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.21%) Back Office
6 8 (1.18%) Marketing
7 7 (1.03%) Legal
8 5 (0.74%) Retail
9 4 (0.59%) Games
10 3 (0.44%) Law
10 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 569 (83.92%) Developer
2 377 (55.60%) C# Developer
3 149 (21.98%) .NET Developer
4 146 (21.53%) WPF Developer
5 111 (16.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 63 (9.29%) Senior Developer
7 36 (5.31%) Senior C# Developer
8 28 (4.13%) Front Office Developer
8 28 (4.13%) Designer
9 24 (3.54%) Software Developer
10 17 (2.51%) UI Developer
10 17 (2.51%) UI Programmer
10 17 (2.51%) Lead Developer
10 17 (2.51%) Analyst
11 16 (2.36%) Agile C# Developer
12 15 (2.21%) UI Designer
12 15 (2.21%) Web Developer
13 14 (2.06%) User Experience Designer
14 13 (1.92%) Programmer
15 12 (1.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (70.50%) .NET
2 288 (42.48%) WCF
3 131 (19.32%) ASP.NET
4 109 (16.08%) HTML
5 108 (15.93%) WinForms
6 76 (11.21%) .NET Framework
7 75 (11.06%) Silverlight
7 75 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 70 (10.32%) CSS
9 51 (7.52%) XML
10 47 (6.93%) HTML5
11 44 (6.49%) LINQ
12 39 (5.75%) Web Services
13 38 (5.60%) MSMQ
14 31 (4.57%) jQuery
14 31 (4.57%) Unity DI Container
15 29 (4.28%) NHibernate
16 24 (3.54%) REST
16 24 (3.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 23 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 125 (18.44%) Derivative
2 70 (10.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (9.14%) Fixed Income
4 47 (6.93%) Hedge funds
5 29 (4.28%) Equity Derivative
5 29 (4.28%) Equities
6 26 (3.83%) Credit Derivative
7 18 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.51%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (2.21%) Market Risk
9 15 (2.21%) Mathematics
10 14 (2.06%) Credit Risk
11 11 (1.62%) Grid Computing
12 10 (1.47%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.47%) Open Source
13 8 (1.18%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 6 (0.88%) Statistics
16 5 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 102 (15.04%) Windows
2 26 (3.83%) Linux
3 16 (2.36%) UNIX
4 13 (1.92%) Windows Phone
5 7 (1.03%) Windows 8
6 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.74%) Android
7 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (27.29%) TDD
2 174 (25.66%) Multithreading
3 153 (22.57%) MVVM
4 135 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (18.58%) OO
6 114 (16.81%) MVC
7 102 (15.04%) Scrum
8 64 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (6.78%) BDD
10 32 (4.72%) Software Engineering
11 31 (4.57%) SOA
11 31 (4.57%) Unit Testing
11 31 (4.57%) Low Latency
12 28 (4.13%) Asset Management
13 27 (3.98%) Risk Management
14 26 (3.83%) OOD
14 26 (3.83%) Analytics
15 23 (3.39%) Workflow
16 21 (3.10%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (2.65%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 627 (92.48%) C#
2 213 (31.42%) SQL
3 78 (11.50%) JavaScript
4 61 (9.00%) Java
5 42 (6.19%) XAML
6 37 (5.46%) C++
7 29 (4.28%) T-SQL
7 29 (4.28%) VBA
8 18 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.21%) Python
10 12 (1.77%) Perl
11 11 (1.62%) VB
12 8 (1.18%) Ruby
13 4 (0.59%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.44%) F#
15 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.29%) C
16 1 (0.15%) C++/CLI
16 1 (0.15%) Haskell
16 1 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 72 (10.62%) Degree
2 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.44%) MCP
4 2 (0.29%) MBA
4 2 (0.29%) CFA
4 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) MCPD
5 1 (0.15%) MCTS
5 1 (0.15%) MCSE
5 1 (0.15%) MCSD
5 1 (0.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) EMIR
2 3 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.44%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (0.59%) Control-M
2 2 (0.29%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 103 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 101 (14.90%) Oracle
3 28 (4.13%) Sybase
4 23 (3.39%) DevExpress
5 19 (2.80%) Infragistics
6 17 (2.51%) Syncfusion
6 17 (2.51%) TIBCO
7 15 (2.21%) DataSynapse
8 7 (1.03%) GigaSpaces
9 5 (0.74%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.74%) Perforce
10 4 (0.59%) ESRI
11 3 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.44%) Murex
11 3 (0.44%) IBM
12 2 (0.29%) Adobe
12 2 (0.29%) Informatica
12 2 (0.29%) Telerik
12 2 (0.29%) Splunk
13 1 (0.15%) Tableau
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