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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 169 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -17
Contract jobs citing WPF 297 451 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.82% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 5.98% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 373 370
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +16.12%
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
7247 7542 6827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.12% 30.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5511 4919
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 -13 94 £550 +4.76% 27
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 501 (91.59%) C#
2 368 (67.28%) .NET
3 218 (39.85%) WCF
4 207 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (36.20%) SQL
6 184 (33.64%) SQL Server
7 183 (33.46%) Finance
8 182 (33.27%) Banking
9 165 (30.16%) Front Office
9 165 (30.16%) TDD
10 119 (21.76%) MVVM
11 114 (20.84%) Multithreading
11 114 (20.84%) HTML
12 107 (19.56%) .NET Framework
13 103 (18.83%) ASP.NET
14 98 (17.92%) JavaScript
15 96 (17.55%) Investment Banking
16 93 (17.00%) Microsoft
17 90 (16.45%) WinForms
18 89 (16.27%) MVC
19 86 (15.72%) Java
20 82 (14.99%) OO
21 76 (13.89%) Scrum
22 72 (13.16%) HTML5
23 68 (12.43%) Fixed Income
24 60 (10.97%) NUnit
25 59 (10.79%) Oracle
25 59 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
26 58 (10.60%) Derivative
27 56 (10.24%) Windows

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (3.66%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (2.01%) IIS
3 10 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.65%) Confluence
5 6 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.10%) Apache
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.55%) JBoss
7 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) GemFire
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.18%) Node.js
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (1.46%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.28%) MS Office
4 5 (0.91%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) GitHub
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.18%) AMQP
3 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (33.64%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.73%) Sybase ASE
12 4 (0.73%) Big Data
12 4 (0.73%) KDB
13 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.55%) MS Access
13 3 (0.55%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 60 (10.97%) NUnit
2 45 (8.23%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (6.40%) Rhino Mocks
5 28 (5.12%) TeamCity
6 18 (3.29%) Subversion
7 16 (2.93%) JIRA
8 15 (2.74%) MSTest
9 12 (2.19%) JUnit
9 12 (2.19%) Moq
10 10 (1.83%) Maven
10 10 (1.83%) Jasmine
10 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Blend
11 8 (1.46%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (1.28%) MSI
12 7 (1.28%) CruiseControl
13 6 (1.10%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.10%) Mockito
14 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 183 (33.46%) Finance
2 182 (33.27%) Banking
3 165 (30.16%) Front Office
4 96 (17.55%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.01%) Back Office
6 5 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.55%) Games
8 2 (0.37%) Retail
8 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
9 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 457 (83.55%) Developer
2 285 (52.10%) C# Developer
3 104 (19.01%) WPF Developer
4 78 (14.26%) .NET Developer
5 74 (13.53%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (7.13%) Senior C# Developer
8 34 (6.22%) Java Developer
9 22 (4.02%) UI Developer
10 20 (3.66%) Front Office Developer
11 19 (3.47%) Architect
12 18 (3.29%) UI Programmer
13 15 (2.74%) Technical Architect
14 14 (2.56%) Web Developer
14 14 (2.56%) Analyst
14 14 (2.56%) GUI Developer
15 12 (2.19%) Senior WPF Developer
15 12 (2.19%) Designer
16 11 (2.01%) Lead Developer
16 11 (2.01%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (67.28%) .NET
2 218 (39.85%) WCF
3 114 (20.84%) HTML
4 107 (19.56%) .NET Framework
5 103 (18.83%) ASP.NET
6 90 (16.45%) WinForms
7 72 (13.16%) HTML5
8 53 (9.69%) Silverlight
8 53 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (8.59%) CSS
10 46 (8.41%) Web Services
11 44 (8.04%) Reactive Extensions
12 39 (7.13%) jQuery
13 37 (6.76%) AngularJS
14 31 (5.67%) LINQ
15 30 (5.48%) Task Parallel Library
16 29 (5.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 29 (5.30%) NHibernate
17 25 (4.57%) XML
17 25 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.43%) Fixed Income
2 58 (10.60%) Derivative
3 46 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (8.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (7.86%) User Experience
6 37 (6.76%) Computer Science
7 31 (5.67%) Equities
8 30 (5.48%) Mathematics
9 28 (5.12%) Hedge funds
10 23 (4.20%) Blog
10 23 (4.20%) Data Structures
11 19 (3.47%) N-Tier
11 19 (3.47%) Market Risk
12 18 (3.29%) Algorithms
12 18 (3.29%) Inversion of Control
13 16 (2.93%) Credit Risk
14 13 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (2.19%) Credit Derivative
16 8 (1.46%) Grid Computing
16 8 (1.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.24%) Windows
2 10 (1.83%) Linux
3 8 (1.46%) UNIX
4 7 (1.28%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (30.16%) TDD
3 119 (21.76%) MVVM
4 114 (20.84%) Multithreading
5 89 (16.27%) MVC
6 82 (14.99%) OO
7 76 (13.89%) Scrum
8 59 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (9.32%) BDD
10 40 (7.31%) Unit Testing
11 38 (6.95%) OOD
12 28 (5.12%) SOA
12 28 (5.12%) Domain-Driven Design
13 27 (4.94%) Low Latency
14 24 (4.39%) CQRS
15 23 (4.20%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (4.02%) Electronic Trading
17 21 (3.84%) Analytics
18 20 (3.66%) Workflow
19 18 (3.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 501 (91.59%) C#
2 198 (36.20%) SQL
3 98 (17.92%) JavaScript
4 86 (15.72%) Java
5 47 (8.59%) XAML
6 44 (8.04%) T-SQL
7 34 (6.22%) C++
8 23 (4.20%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.47%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.29%) F#
11 14 (2.56%) VBA
12 11 (2.01%) VB
13 10 (1.83%) Python
14 9 (1.65%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.10%) VBScript
16 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.55%) Perl
17 3 (0.55%) VB6
18 2 (0.37%) VC++
18 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (9.51%) Degree
2 13 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
3 6 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) MCSD
5 1 (0.18%) MCSE
5 1 (0.18%) PhD
5 1 (0.18%) CFA
5 1 (0.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Kibana
2 1 (0.18%) logstash
2 1 (0.18%) Control-M
2 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 93 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.79%) Oracle
3 35 (6.40%) TIBCO
4 24 (4.39%) DevExpress
5 20 (3.66%) Sybase
6 15 (2.74%) Infragistics
7 12 (2.19%) Telerik
8 9 (1.65%) IBM
9 6 (1.10%) Adobe
9 6 (1.10%) Typemock
10 5 (0.91%) Syncfusion
11 4 (0.73%) Perforce
12 3 (0.55%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.55%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.55%) SimCorp
13 2 (0.37%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.37%) Siebel
13 2 (0.37%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.37%) Murex
13 2 (0.37%) Reuters
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £575.00 - £625.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago