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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 188 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -17
Contract jobs citing WPF 247 379 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.17% 1.76% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 6.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 301 288
Average daily rate
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£573 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 January 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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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 -39 75 £569 +3.40% 39
Canary Wharf +6 1 £600 +4.34%
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 486 (91.53%) C#
2 371 (69.87%) .NET
3 215 (40.49%) WCF
4 210 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
5 196 (36.91%) SQL
6 183 (34.46%) Banking
7 174 (32.77%) Front Office
8 171 (32.20%) SQL Server
9 170 (32.02%) Finance
10 155 (29.19%) TDD
11 109 (20.53%) .NET Framework
12 106 (19.96%) Java
13 103 (19.40%) HTML
13 103 (19.40%) Multithreading
14 100 (18.83%) JavaScript
15 98 (18.46%) MVVM
16 96 (18.08%) Investment Banking
17 93 (17.51%) WinForms
18 92 (17.33%) ASP.NET
19 83 (15.63%) Microsoft
20 81 (15.25%) OO
21 75 (14.12%) Derivative
22 74 (13.94%) Scrum
23 71 (13.37%) Oracle
24 69 (12.99%) Fixed Income
25 68 (12.81%) HTML5
26 65 (12.24%) NUnit
27 63 (11.86%) MVC
28 58 (10.92%) Windows
29 55 (10.36%) Continuous Integration

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (4.71%) TIBCO EMS
2 12 (2.26%) Confluence
3 11 (2.07%) IIS
4 6 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 6 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.56%) CMS
6 3 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.38%) Apache
7 2 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 26 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.26%) MS Office
3 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.75%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.38%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.19%) Summit
4 1 (0.19%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.19%) RMDS
4 1 (0.19%) Endur
4 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.19%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) GitHub
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
1 3 (0.56%) DNS
2 2 (0.38%) AMQP
2 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) HTTP
3 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.26%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.26%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.51%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.94%) KDB
12 5 (0.94%) Big Data
13 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.75%) MS Access
13 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.75%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 65 (12.24%) NUnit
2 48 (9.04%) Visual Studio
3 32 (6.03%) Rhino Mocks
4 31 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (5.27%) TeamCity
6 23 (4.33%) JIRA
7 19 (3.58%) Subversion
8 18 (3.39%) Maven
9 16 (3.01%) JUnit
10 15 (2.82%) Moq
11 12 (2.26%) MSI
12 10 (1.88%) Selenium
13 9 (1.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Blend
13 9 (1.69%) MSTest
14 8 (1.51%) Mockito
14 8 (1.51%) Ant
15 7 (1.32%) Git (software)
15 7 (1.32%) Jasmine
16 5 (0.94%) ProC
General
1 183 (34.46%) Banking
2 174 (32.77%) Front Office
3 170 (32.02%) Finance
4 96 (18.08%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.13%) Back Office
7 5 (0.94%) Retail
8 4 (0.75%) Publishing
9 3 (0.56%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 444 (83.62%) Developer
2 290 (54.61%) C# Developer
3 89 (16.76%) WPF Developer
4 85 (16.01%) .NET Developer
5 77 (14.50%) Senior Developer
6 48 (9.04%) Java Developer
7 47 (8.85%) Senior C# Developer
8 46 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (5.27%) UI Developer
10 24 (4.52%) UI Programmer
10 24 (4.52%) Architect
11 17 (3.20%) Front Office Developer
12 15 (2.82%) Technical Architect
13 14 (2.64%) Analyst
13 14 (2.64%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (2.45%) Lead Developer
14 13 (2.45%) GUI Developer
15 11 (2.07%) Web Developer
15 11 (2.07%) Agile C# Developer
16 10 (1.88%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (69.87%) .NET
2 215 (40.49%) WCF
3 109 (20.53%) .NET Framework
4 103 (19.40%) HTML
5 93 (17.51%) WinForms
6 92 (17.33%) ASP.NET
7 68 (12.81%) HTML5
8 46 (8.66%) Web Services
9 45 (8.47%) CSS
10 42 (7.91%) AngularJS
11 41 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (7.72%) Silverlight
12 35 (6.59%) Reactive Extensions
13 34 (6.40%) jQuery
14 33 (6.21%) LINQ
15 31 (5.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 30 (5.65%) XML
17 28 (5.27%) Task Parallel Library
18 26 (4.90%) RabbitMQ
18 26 (4.90%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.12%) Derivative
2 69 (12.99%) Fixed Income
3 51 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (8.66%) Computer Science
5 43 (8.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (6.78%) Mathematics
7 35 (6.59%) User Experience
8 30 (5.65%) Equities
9 28 (5.27%) Hedge funds
9 28 (5.27%) Data Structures
10 25 (4.71%) Blog
11 19 (3.58%) Credit Derivative
12 18 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (3.20%) Market Risk
13 17 (3.20%) Credit Risk
14 15 (2.82%) N-Tier
14 15 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (2.64%) Algorithms
16 8 (1.51%) Mobile App
16 8 (1.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.92%) Windows
2 12 (2.26%) UNIX
2 12 (2.26%) Linux
3 5 (0.94%) Windows Phone
4 4 (0.75%) Solaris
5 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (29.19%) TDD
3 103 (19.40%) Multithreading
4 98 (18.46%) MVVM
5 81 (15.25%) OO
6 74 (13.94%) Scrum
7 63 (11.86%) MVC
8 55 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (9.42%) BDD
10 41 (7.72%) OOD
11 35 (6.59%) Low Latency
12 31 (5.84%) SOA
13 28 (5.27%) Domain-Driven Design
14 26 (4.90%) Unit Testing
15 23 (4.33%) CQRS
16 22 (4.14%) Analytics
17 18 (3.39%) Workflow
18 17 (3.20%) OOP
19 16 (3.01%) Risk Management
20 13 (2.45%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 486 (91.53%) C#
2 196 (36.91%) SQL
3 106 (19.96%) Java
4 100 (18.83%) JavaScript
5 35 (6.59%) T-SQL
6 34 (6.40%) XAML
7 32 (6.03%) C++
8 22 (4.14%) F#
9 20 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.64%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.64%) VBA
11 9 (1.69%) Python
11 9 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.51%) VB
13 5 (0.94%) Perl
14 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.56%) VB6
15 3 (0.56%) VBScript
15 3 (0.56%) C
16 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (9.98%) Degree
2 12 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.38%) MCPD
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 21 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Basel III
2 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
2 1 (0.19%) GridGain
2 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) Control-M
2 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Kibana
3 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 83 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 71 (13.37%) Oracle
3 39 (7.34%) TIBCO
4 34 (6.40%) DevExpress
5 25 (4.71%) Sybase
6 20 (3.77%) Infragistics
7 13 (2.45%) IBM
8 12 (2.26%) Telerik
9 6 (1.13%) Typemock
10 5 (0.94%) Murex
11 4 (0.75%) Syncfusion
11 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.75%) Perforce
12 3 (0.56%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.56%) Informatica
12 3 (0.56%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.38%) Nintex
13 2 (0.38%) Red Gate
13 2 (0.38%) Tableau
13 2 (0.38%) Calypso
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