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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 191 193 91
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -102
Contract jobs citing WPF 274 257 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.10% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.78% 3.56% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 199 424
Average daily rate
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£563 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.83 - £185.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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
7254 7223 7245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.96% 31.04% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5263 5207 5206
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.34 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.35% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +5 92 £550 - 38
Canary Wharf - 2 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
New Malden - 1 - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 509 (93.22%) C#
2 369 (67.58%) .NET
3 251 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (41.39%) WCF
5 204 (37.36%) SQL Server
6 190 (34.80%) SQL
7 186 (34.07%) Front Office
8 178 (32.60%) Banking
9 167 (30.59%) TDD
10 163 (29.85%) Finance
11 121 (22.16%) MVVM
12 116 (21.25%) WinForms
13 115 (21.06%) Investment Banking
14 99 (18.13%) Multithreading
15 87 (15.93%) Microsoft
16 86 (15.75%) .NET Framework
17 79 (14.47%) ASP.NET
18 74 (13.55%) OO
19 72 (13.19%) JavaScript
20 71 (13.00%) Java
20 71 (13.00%) Oracle
20 71 (13.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 66 (12.09%) Derivative
22 64 (11.72%) Windows
23 62 (11.36%) MVC
23 62 (11.36%) Fixed Income
23 62 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
24 61 (11.17%) Scrum
24 61 (11.17%) HTML
25 55 (10.07%) Unit Testing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 13 (2.38%) IIS
2 12 (2.20%) Confluence
3 9 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.92%) MTS
6 4 (0.73%) CMS
7 3 (0.55%) JBoss
8 2 (0.37%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Kentico
9 1 (0.18%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 42 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.65%) MS Office
3 7 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.92%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.55%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Endur
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.18%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.28%) HTTP
2 6 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.10%) Internet
2 6 (1.10%) AMQP
3 4 (0.73%) DNS
4 3 (0.55%) SSL
5 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) DSL
6 1 (0.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (37.36%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.48%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.47%) MS Access
9 7 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.92%) Big Data
11 5 (0.92%) DB2
11 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.73%) MySQL
13 2 (0.37%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 35 (6.41%) NUnit
2 28 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (4.95%) Subversion
4 25 (4.58%) JIRA
5 18 (3.30%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.30%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.93%) Moq
7 15 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 14 (2.56%) Maven
9 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Blend
10 9 (1.65%) JUnit
10 9 (1.65%) MSI
10 9 (1.65%) MSTest
11 7 (1.28%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.10%) ProC
13 5 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.92%) Mockito
14 4 (0.73%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.73%) MSBuild
General
1 186 (34.07%) Front Office
2 178 (32.60%) Banking
3 163 (29.85%) Finance
4 115 (21.06%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.01%) Retail
6 6 (1.10%) Back Office
7 4 (0.73%) Legal
7 4 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.73%) Publishing
8 3 (0.55%) French Language
9 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Law
10 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 485 (88.83%) Developer
2 319 (58.42%) C# Developer
3 117 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 99 (18.13%) Senior Developer
5 98 (17.95%) WPF Developer
6 65 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
8 33 (6.04%) Java Developer
9 32 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (3.48%) Front Office Developer
11 15 (2.75%) Lead Developer
12 14 (2.56%) UI Developer
12 14 (2.56%) Senior WPF Developer
13 13 (2.38%) UI Programmer
14 12 (2.20%) Agile C# Developer
15 11 (2.01%) Agile .NET Developer
15 11 (2.01%) GUI Developer
16 10 (1.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 9 (1.65%) SQL Developer
18 8 (1.47%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (67.58%) .NET
2 226 (41.39%) WCF
3 116 (21.25%) WinForms
4 86 (15.75%) .NET Framework
5 79 (14.47%) ASP.NET
6 61 (11.17%) HTML
7 47 (8.61%) Silverlight
8 42 (7.69%) Reactive Extensions
9 41 (7.51%) HTML5
10 40 (7.33%) Web Services
11 36 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (6.41%) Unity DI Container
13 32 (5.86%) LINQ
14 30 (5.49%) Entity Framework
15 29 (5.31%) XML
16 28 (5.13%) CSS
17 23 (4.21%) REST
17 23 (4.21%) AngularJS
18 22 (4.03%) Rendezvous
19 21 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (12.09%) Derivative
3 62 (11.36%) Fixed Income
4 38 (6.96%) Hedge funds
5 36 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (6.23%) Equities
7 32 (5.86%) User Experience
8 28 (5.13%) Computer Science
9 26 (4.76%) Mathematics
10 23 (4.21%) Credit Risk
11 20 (3.66%) Equity Derivative
12 17 (3.11%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (2.56%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
15 8 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 8 (1.47%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.47%) Physics
16 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (1.28%) Client/Server
17 6 (1.10%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.72%) Windows
2 12 (2.20%) Linux
3 10 (1.83%) UNIX
4 5 (0.92%) Solaris
5 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.37%) Android
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (30.59%) TDD
3 121 (22.16%) MVVM
4 99 (18.13%) Multithreading
5 74 (13.55%) OO
6 62 (11.36%) MVC
7 61 (11.17%) Scrum
8 55 (10.07%) Unit Testing
9 48 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (6.96%) SOA
11 34 (6.23%) Low Latency
12 31 (5.68%) Software Engineering
13 29 (5.31%) Electronic Trading
14 27 (4.95%) Business Analysis
15 26 (4.76%) OOD
16 25 (4.58%) SDLC
17 24 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
18 23 (4.21%) Analytics
19 22 (4.03%) Risk Management
20 17 (3.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 509 (93.22%) C#
2 190 (34.80%) SQL
3 72 (13.19%) JavaScript
4 71 (13.00%) Java
5 34 (6.23%) T-SQL
6 29 (5.31%) VBA
7 28 (5.13%) XAML
8 24 (4.40%) VB
8 24 (4.40%) C++
9 13 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.38%) VB6
10 9 (1.65%) Python
11 8 (1.47%) Scala
12 4 (0.73%) ANSI SQL
12 4 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.55%) F#
13 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.55%) PHP
14 2 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (6.04%) Degree
2 11 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.55%) MCPD
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.18%) Firmware
1 1 (0.18%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (0.92%) Control-M
2 3 (0.55%) Puppet
2 3 (0.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 87 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 71 (13.00%) Oracle
3 38 (6.96%) DevExpress
4 36 (6.59%) TIBCO
5 35 (6.41%) Sybase
6 20 (3.66%) Infragistics
7 11 (2.01%) Telerik
8 9 (1.65%) Bloomberg
9 8 (1.47%) IBM
10 7 (1.28%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.10%) Murex
12 5 (0.92%) eSpeed
12 5 (0.92%) Google
12 5 (0.92%) Tradeweb
12 5 (0.92%) Tableau
12 5 (0.92%) Solace
13 4 (0.73%) Syncfusion
13 4 (0.73%) Informatica
14 3 (0.55%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.55%) Reuters
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Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £47.83 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
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Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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