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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 180 162 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -55
Contract jobs citing WPF 268 307 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.37% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 4.61% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 239 335
Average daily rate
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£550 £535 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £391 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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
6364 6665 6048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.76% 29.75% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4598 4750 4433
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 43 50
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £29.40 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £49.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 85 £550 - 38
Docklands, London +9 4 £425 -16.13%
Canary Wharf +3 2 £475 -11.62%
Hounslow -2 1 £425 -
Osterley - 1 £320 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £290 -
Mayfair - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 2
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 503 (90.79%) C#
2 404 (72.92%) .NET
3 249 (44.95%) WCF
4 238 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (37.18%) SQL Server
6 197 (35.56%) SQL
7 180 (32.49%) Finance
8 179 (32.31%) Front Office
9 174 (31.41%) Banking
10 167 (30.14%) TDD
11 122 (22.02%) WinForms
12 118 (21.30%) .NET Framework
13 105 (18.95%) Investment Banking
14 103 (18.59%) HTML
14 103 (18.59%) Java
14 103 (18.59%) JavaScript
15 98 (17.69%) Multithreading
16 91 (16.43%) MVVM
16 91 (16.43%) ASP.NET
16 91 (16.43%) OO
17 90 (16.25%) Microsoft
18 86 (15.52%) Derivative
19 84 (15.16%) Scrum
20 71 (12.82%) Fixed Income
20 71 (12.82%) NUnit
21 67 (12.09%) Windows
22 66 (11.91%) Oracle
22 66 (11.91%) MVC
22 66 (11.91%) HTML5
23 59 (10.65%) Silverlight

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 31 (5.60%) TIBCO EMS
2 17 (3.07%) Confluence
3 7 (1.26%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.26%) IIS
3 7 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.54%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.54%) CMS
8 2 (0.36%) JBoss
8 2 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) MTS
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 39 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.81%) MS Office
3 6 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.26%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.90%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.36%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.36%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) ZaiNet
4 1 (0.18%) Endur
4 1 (0.18%) Summit
4 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.54%) GitHub
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.72%) TCP/IP
1 4 (0.72%) Internet
1 4 (0.72%) AMQP
2 3 (0.54%) DNS
3 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (37.18%) SQL Server
2 54 (9.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (6.68%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.89%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.81%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.62%) MS Access
8 9 (1.62%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.26%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.72%) KDB
13 4 (0.72%) Big Data
14 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (12.82%) NUnit
2 42 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 33 (5.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (5.42%) TeamCity
4 30 (5.42%) JIRA
5 28 (5.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (3.97%) Subversion
7 19 (3.43%) Moq
8 17 (3.07%) Maven
8 17 (3.07%) MSI
9 13 (2.35%) JUnit
10 11 (1.99%) Selenium
11 9 (1.62%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.62%) MSTest
12 8 (1.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 8 (1.44%) Ant
12 8 (1.44%) Mockito
13 7 (1.26%) Jasmine
13 7 (1.26%) ProC
14 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 180 (32.49%) Finance
2 179 (32.31%) Front Office
3 174 (31.41%) Banking
4 105 (18.95%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.08%) Retail
5 6 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.08%) Back Office
6 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.72%) Publishing
7 3 (0.54%) Advertising
7 3 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.18%) Games
8 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 482 (87.00%) Developer
2 320 (57.76%) C# Developer
3 124 (22.38%) .NET Developer
4 86 (15.52%) Senior Developer
5 83 (14.98%) WPF Developer
6 77 (13.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (9.39%) Senior C# Developer
8 44 (7.94%) Java Developer
9 27 (4.87%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (4.33%) UI Developer
11 23 (4.15%) UI Programmer
12 18 (3.25%) Architect
13 17 (3.07%) Agile C# Developer
14 14 (2.53%) GUI Developer
14 14 (2.53%) Analyst
14 14 (2.53%) Lead Developer
15 13 (2.35%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.35%) Front Office Developer
16 10 (1.81%) Programmer
16 10 (1.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (72.92%) .NET
2 249 (44.95%) WCF
3 122 (22.02%) WinForms
4 118 (21.30%) .NET Framework
5 103 (18.59%) HTML
6 91 (16.43%) ASP.NET
7 66 (11.91%) HTML5
8 59 (10.65%) Silverlight
9 49 (8.84%) CSS
10 46 (8.30%) Web Services
11 43 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (6.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 37 (6.68%) LINQ
13 37 (6.68%) AngularJS
14 32 (5.78%) Reactive Extensions
15 31 (5.60%) XML
16 25 (4.51%) jQuery
17 24 (4.33%) Task Parallel Library
18 20 (3.61%) Unity DI Container
18 20 (3.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.52%) Derivative
2 71 (12.82%) Fixed Income
3 51 (9.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.68%) Computer Science
6 33 (5.96%) Hedge funds
7 32 (5.78%) Equities
8 31 (5.60%) Mathematics
9 28 (5.05%) User Experience
10 24 (4.33%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (3.43%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (3.43%) Data Structures
12 18 (3.25%) Credit Derivative
13 16 (2.89%) Credit Risk
14 15 (2.71%) Blog
15 11 (1.99%) Market Risk
16 10 (1.81%) N-Tier
17 9 (1.62%) Physics
17 9 (1.62%) Visualisation
18 8 (1.44%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.09%) Windows
2 13 (2.35%) UNIX
3 11 (1.99%) Linux
4 5 (0.90%) Solaris
5 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (30.14%) TDD
3 98 (17.69%) Multithreading
4 91 (16.43%) OO
4 91 (16.43%) MVVM
5 84 (15.16%) Scrum
6 66 (11.91%) MVC
7 59 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (8.48%) SOA
9 40 (7.22%) OOD
10 36 (6.50%) BDD
11 35 (6.32%) Unit Testing
12 34 (6.14%) Low Latency
13 25 (4.51%) Analytics
13 25 (4.51%) Workflow
14 21 (3.79%) Electronic Trading
15 18 (3.25%) Refactoring
16 17 (3.07%) Web Development
16 17 (3.07%) Domain-Driven Design
16 17 (3.07%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 503 (90.79%) C#
2 197 (35.56%) SQL
3 103 (18.59%) Java
3 103 (18.59%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.50%) XAML
5 35 (6.32%) C++
5 35 (6.32%) T-SQL
6 21 (3.79%) VBA
7 20 (3.61%) VB
8 16 (2.89%) F#
9 13 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.99%) VB6
12 9 (1.62%) Python
13 8 (1.44%) Scala
14 7 (1.26%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.90%) Perl
16 4 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.54%) C
18 2 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (8.12%) Degree
2 9 (1.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.72%) MCPD
6 2 (0.36%) CFA
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) PhD
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.15%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Basel III
2 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.18%) Firmware
1 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.18%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (1.26%) Control-M
2 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) logstash
3 1 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 90 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 66 (11.91%) Oracle
3 48 (8.66%) TIBCO
4 45 (8.12%) DevExpress
5 28 (5.05%) Infragistics
6 25 (4.51%) Sybase
7 17 (3.07%) IBM
8 6 (1.08%) Murex
8 6 (1.08%) Telerik
8 6 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.90%) Tableau
9 5 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.90%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.72%) Perforce
10 4 (0.72%) Informatica
10 4 (0.72%) Google
10 4 (0.72%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.72%) Syncfusion
10 4 (0.72%) Typemock
11 2 (0.36%) Red Gate
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £31 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago