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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 175 176 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -61
Contract jobs citing WPF 284 280 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 1.22% 1.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 4.03% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 205 336
Average daily rate
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£525 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
6886 6943 6210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 30.20% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4889 5064 4499
Average daily rate £420 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 76
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £32.50 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 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 6 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 +16 87 £525 -2.77% 35
Canary Wharf 0 4 £475 +15.15%
Docklands, London +1 3 £425 -8.30%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Hounslow -5 1 £425 -
Harrow - 1 £290 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 488 (91.56%) C#
2 367 (68.86%) .NET
3 247 (46.34%) WCF
4 238 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
5 216 (40.53%) SQL Server
6 189 (35.46%) SQL
7 167 (31.33%) Front Office
8 166 (31.14%) TDD
9 165 (30.96%) Banking
10 152 (28.52%) Finance
11 112 (21.01%) WinForms
12 106 (19.89%) Investment Banking
13 105 (19.70%) .NET Framework
14 98 (18.39%) Java
15 96 (18.01%) Multithreading
16 92 (17.26%) JavaScript
16 92 (17.26%) OO
17 87 (16.32%) Derivative
18 86 (16.14%) MVVM
19 85 (15.95%) ASP.NET
20 83 (15.57%) Microsoft
21 82 (15.38%) HTML
22 79 (14.82%) Oracle
23 71 (13.32%) Scrum
24 66 (12.38%) Fixed Income
24 66 (12.38%) MVC
24 66 (12.38%) SQL Server 2008
25 56 (10.51%) Windows
26 53 (9.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 51 (9.57%) Silverlight

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 14 (2.63%) Confluence
2 8 (1.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.50%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.31%) IIS
4 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.75%) CMS
6 3 (0.56%) MTS
7 2 (0.38%) JBoss
7 2 (0.38%) Apache
7 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.19%) Kentico
8 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 41 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.50%) MS Office
3 7 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.94%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.56%) RMDS
4 2 (0.38%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.19%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.19%) Endur
5 1 (0.19%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.19%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.75%) Internet
2 4 (0.75%) AMQP
2 4 (0.75%) HTTP
3 3 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (40.53%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (5.07%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.19%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.50%) MS Access
8 8 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.31%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.75%) DB2
12 4 (0.75%) QlikView
12 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.75%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (9.01%) NUnit
2 32 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 29 (5.44%) JIRA
3 29 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (4.32%) TeamCity
5 22 (4.13%) Subversion
6 18 (3.38%) Maven
6 18 (3.38%) Moq
7 17 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 14 (2.63%) MSI
9 13 (2.44%) JUnit
10 10 (1.88%) MSTest
11 9 (1.69%) Selenium
12 8 (1.50%) Ant
12 8 (1.50%) Mockito
13 6 (1.13%) ProC
14 5 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.94%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 167 (31.33%) Front Office
2 165 (30.96%) Banking
3 152 (28.52%) Finance
4 106 (19.89%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.69%) Retail
6 6 (1.13%) Back Office
7 5 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.75%) Publishing
8 4 (0.75%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 469 (87.99%) Developer
2 314 (58.91%) C# Developer
3 124 (23.26%) .NET Developer
4 88 (16.51%) Senior Developer
5 81 (15.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 73 (13.70%) WPF Developer
7 55 (10.32%) Senior C# Developer
8 45 (8.44%) Java Developer
9 28 (5.25%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (3.56%) Front Office Developer
10 19 (3.56%) UI Programmer
10 19 (3.56%) UI Developer
11 17 (3.19%) Agile C# Developer
12 13 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (2.44%) Lead Developer
12 13 (2.44%) SQL Developer
13 12 (2.25%) Architect
14 10 (1.88%) GUI Developer
14 10 (1.88%) Agile .NET Developer
15 9 (1.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (68.86%) .NET
2 247 (46.34%) WCF
3 112 (21.01%) WinForms
4 105 (19.70%) .NET Framework
5 85 (15.95%) ASP.NET
6 82 (15.38%) HTML
7 51 (9.57%) Silverlight
8 46 (8.63%) Web Services
9 45 (8.44%) HTML5
10 41 (7.69%) CSS
11 40 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (7.32%) LINQ
13 35 (6.57%) Entity Framework
13 35 (6.57%) AngularJS
14 32 (6.00%) Reactive Extensions
15 28 (5.25%) XML
16 23 (4.32%) REST
17 22 (4.13%) TIBCO EMS
18 21 (3.94%) jQuery
19 20 (3.75%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.32%) Derivative
2 66 (12.38%) Fixed Income
3 53 (9.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 49 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (7.88%) Hedge funds
6 32 (6.00%) Equities
7 31 (5.82%) Computer Science
8 24 (4.50%) Equity Derivative
9 23 (4.32%) Mathematics
10 22 (4.13%) User Experience
11 18 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
12 16 (3.00%) Data Structures
13 13 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
14 10 (1.88%) Credit Risk
15 9 (1.69%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.31%) Market Risk
16 7 (1.31%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 7 (1.31%) Physics
16 7 (1.31%) GIS
17 6 (1.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.51%) Windows
2 12 (2.25%) UNIX
3 9 (1.69%) Linux
4 5 (0.94%) Solaris
5 2 (0.38%) Android
5 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.38%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (31.14%) TDD
3 96 (18.01%) Multithreading
4 92 (17.26%) OO
5 86 (16.14%) MVVM
6 71 (13.32%) Scrum
7 66 (12.38%) MVC
8 47 (8.82%) SOA
9 46 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (8.07%) Unit Testing
11 39 (7.32%) OOD
12 29 (5.44%) Low Latency
13 28 (5.25%) Electronic Trading
14 26 (4.88%) BDD
15 25 (4.69%) Workflow
16 20 (3.75%) Software Engineering
16 20 (3.75%) Analytics
17 18 (3.38%) Business Analysis
17 18 (3.38%) ETL
17 18 (3.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 488 (91.56%) C#
2 189 (35.46%) SQL
3 98 (18.39%) Java
4 92 (17.26%) JavaScript
5 35 (6.57%) T-SQL
6 34 (6.38%) C++
7 33 (6.19%) XAML
8 22 (4.13%) VB
9 20 (3.75%) VBA
10 14 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.44%) VB6
12 10 (1.88%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.69%) Python
14 8 (1.50%) F#
14 8 (1.50%) Scala
15 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.56%) C
16 3 (0.56%) Perl
16 3 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (7.13%) Degree
2 8 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.31%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.75%) MCPD
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.38%) CFA
6 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
6 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Basel III
2 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Firmware
1 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.19%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (1.13%) Control-M
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 79 (14.82%) Oracle
3 44 (8.26%) DevExpress
4 39 (7.32%) TIBCO
5 28 (5.25%) Sybase
6 21 (3.94%) Infragistics
7 12 (2.25%) IBM
8 7 (1.31%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.13%) Murex
9 6 (1.13%) Syncfusion
9 6 (1.13%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.13%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.94%) Tableau
10 5 (0.94%) Informatica
10 5 (0.94%) Perforce
11 4 (0.75%) Telerik
11 4 (0.75%) Google
12 3 (0.56%) DataSynapse
12 3 (0.56%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.56%) eSpeed
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TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £750 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
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