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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 175 171 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -62
Contract jobs citing WPF 270 279 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.22% 1.23% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 4.02% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 205 355
Average daily rate
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£525 £543 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £402 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.83 £41.25 £185.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -77.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -1.31%
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -7 82 £531 -3.40% 29
Canary Wharf -7 4 £475 +15.15%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Harrow - 1 £290 -
New Malden - 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 476 (92.79%) C#
2 348 (67.84%) .NET
3 244 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (45.22%) WCF
5 206 (40.16%) SQL Server
6 179 (34.89%) SQL
7 160 (31.19%) Banking
8 154 (30.02%) TDD
9 153 (29.82%) Front Office
9 153 (29.82%) Finance
10 110 (21.44%) WinForms
11 104 (20.27%) Investment Banking
12 95 (18.52%) .NET Framework
13 94 (18.32%) MVVM
14 87 (16.96%) Multithreading
15 85 (16.57%) OO
16 83 (16.18%) JavaScript
16 83 (16.18%) Microsoft
17 81 (15.79%) Java
17 81 (15.79%) ASP.NET
18 74 (14.42%) Oracle
18 74 (14.42%) HTML
18 74 (14.42%) Derivative
19 68 (13.26%) Scrum
20 67 (13.06%) MVC
21 63 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
22 58 (11.31%) Fixed Income
23 56 (10.92%) Windows
23 56 (10.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 46 (8.97%) Silverlight

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (2.34%) Confluence
2 9 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.56%) IIS
4 7 (1.36%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.78%) CMS
7 3 (0.58%) MTS
8 2 (0.39%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Kentico
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.17%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.97%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.58%) RMDS
4 2 (0.39%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
5 1 (0.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) CodePlex
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.78%) Internet
3 3 (0.58%) DNS
3 3 (0.58%) HTTP
3 3 (0.58%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (40.16%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (4.68%) Relational Database
5 22 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (3.12%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.56%) MS Access
9 7 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.17%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.78%) QlikView
11 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.78%) DB2
11 4 (0.78%) MySQL
12 3 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (7.99%) NUnit
2 30 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 26 (5.07%) JIRA
5 21 (4.09%) Subversion
6 20 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.31%) Maven
8 16 (3.12%) Moq
8 16 (3.12%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (2.73%) Git (software)
10 12 (2.34%) MSI
11 10 (1.95%) JUnit
12 9 (1.75%) MSTest
13 7 (1.36%) Ant
13 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Blend
13 7 (1.36%) Selenium
14 6 (1.17%) Mockito
15 5 (0.97%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (0.78%) ProC
General
1 160 (31.19%) Banking
2 153 (29.82%) Front Office
2 153 (29.82%) Finance
3 104 (20.27%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.75%) Retail
5 6 (1.17%) Back Office
6 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.78%) Legal
6 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.78%) Publishing
7 3 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 460 (89.67%) Developer
2 313 (61.01%) C# Developer
3 121 (23.59%) .NET Developer
4 88 (17.15%) Senior Developer
5 79 (15.40%) C# .NET Developer
6 77 (15.01%) WPF Developer
7 53 (10.33%) Senior C# Developer
8 36 (7.02%) Java Developer
9 29 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (3.70%) UI Developer
10 19 (3.70%) UI Programmer
11 18 (3.51%) Front Office Developer
11 18 (3.51%) Agile C# Developer
12 13 (2.53%) Lead Developer
12 13 (2.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.34%) SQL Developer
14 10 (1.95%) Agile .NET Developer
15 9 (1.75%) Architect
15 9 (1.75%) GUI Developer
16 8 (1.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 348 (67.84%) .NET
2 232 (45.22%) WCF
3 110 (21.44%) WinForms
4 95 (18.52%) .NET Framework
5 81 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 74 (14.42%) HTML
7 46 (8.97%) Silverlight
8 42 (8.19%) HTML5
8 42 (8.19%) Web Services
9 40 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 38 (7.41%) LINQ
11 35 (6.82%) CSS
12 34 (6.63%) Reactive Extensions
13 33 (6.43%) Entity Framework
13 33 (6.43%) AngularJS
14 27 (5.26%) XML
15 23 (4.48%) REST
16 22 (4.29%) Unity DI Container
17 19 (3.70%) jQuery
17 19 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.42%) Derivative
2 58 (11.31%) Fixed Income
3 56 (10.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 46 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (8.19%) Hedge funds
6 35 (6.82%) Equities
7 32 (6.24%) Computer Science
8 24 (4.68%) Mathematics
9 22 (4.29%) User Experience
10 17 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (3.12%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (2.73%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.53%) Credit Risk
14 11 (2.14%) Credit Derivative
15 9 (1.75%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 7 (1.36%) GIS
16 7 (1.36%) Physics
17 6 (1.17%) Open Source
17 6 (1.17%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.92%) Windows
2 11 (2.14%) UNIX
3 9 (1.75%) Linux
4 5 (0.97%) Solaris
5 2 (0.39%) Android
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (30.02%) TDD
3 94 (18.32%) MVVM
4 87 (16.96%) Multithreading
5 85 (16.57%) OO
6 68 (13.26%) Scrum
7 67 (13.06%) MVC
8 45 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 44 (8.58%) Unit Testing
10 41 (7.99%) SOA
11 36 (7.02%) OOD
12 31 (6.04%) Low Latency
13 26 (5.07%) Electronic Trading
14 24 (4.68%) BDD
14 24 (4.68%) Software Engineering
15 23 (4.48%) Workflow
16 21 (4.09%) Business Analysis
17 19 (3.70%) Analytics
18 18 (3.51%) ETL
19 16 (3.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 476 (92.79%) C#
2 179 (34.89%) SQL
3 83 (16.18%) JavaScript
4 81 (15.79%) Java
5 33 (6.43%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.04%) XAML
7 24 (4.68%) C++
8 20 (3.90%) VB
9 18 (3.51%) VBA
10 12 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.14%) VB6
12 10 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.75%) Python
14 8 (1.56%) Scala
15 7 (1.36%) F#
16 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.58%) C
17 3 (0.58%) PHP
17 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (7.41%) Degree
2 8 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.58%) MCPD
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.19%) CFA
5 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.19%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Firmware
1 1 (0.19%) GridGain
1 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (1.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 83 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 74 (14.42%) Oracle
3 44 (8.58%) DevExpress
4 36 (7.02%) TIBCO
5 26 (5.07%) Sybase
6 16 (3.12%) Infragistics
7 11 (2.14%) IBM
8 8 (1.56%) Telerik
9 6 (1.17%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.17%) Murex
10 5 (0.97%) Google
10 5 (0.97%) Informatica
10 5 (0.97%) Tableau
10 5 (0.97%) Syncfusion
10 5 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.78%) Perforce
12 3 (0.58%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.58%) eSpeed
12 3 (0.58%) Tradeweb
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
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Connectus
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Marcus Donald People
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day
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