The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 145 92 139
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +47
Contract jobs citing WPF 33 119 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 2.21% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 7.27% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 110 60
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.39 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +14.00%
WPF
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1225 1636 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.22% 30.43% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1345 1285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £54.25 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the City of London region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the City of London region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WPF.

1 74 (93.67%) C#
2 64 (81.01%) .NET
3 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (54.43%) SQL Server
5 40 (50.63%) TDD
6 37 (46.84%) Finance
7 36 (45.57%) Banking
7 36 (45.57%) MVVM
8 33 (41.77%) SQL
9 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
9 29 (36.71%) Front Office
10 27 (34.18%) WCF
11 23 (29.11%) MVC
12 19 (24.05%) Multithreading
13 17 (21.52%) Investment Banking
13 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
14 15 (18.99%) BDD
14 15 (18.99%) Reactive Extensions
14 15 (18.99%) WinForms
14 15 (18.99%) OO
15 14 (17.72%) XAML
15 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (16.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (16.46%) Fixed Income
17 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
17 12 (15.19%) HTML
17 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (13.92%) DevExpress
18 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
18 11 (13.92%) MS Excel

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.80%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) Jetty
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (54.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) MS Access
6 2 (2.53%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) Power BI
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (12.66%) Subversion
3 8 (10.13%) TeamCity
4 6 (7.59%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.33%) MSBuild
6 4 (5.06%) MSTest
6 4 (5.06%) NUnit
7 2 (2.53%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.27%) Mocha
8 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.27%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 37 (46.84%) Finance
2 36 (45.57%) Banking
3 29 (36.71%) Front Office
4 17 (21.52%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.86%) Back Office
6 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (87.34%) Developer
2 53 (67.09%) C# Developer
3 32 (40.51%) WPF Developer
4 28 (35.44%) C# WPF Developer
4 28 (35.44%) Senior Developer
5 26 (32.91%) Senior C# Developer
6 16 (20.25%) Senior WPF Developer
7 15 (18.99%) .NET Developer
8 14 (17.72%) Front Office Developer
9 12 (15.19%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 11 (13.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (6.33%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (6.33%) SQL Developer
11 5 (6.33%) WCF Developer
11 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
12 4 (5.06%) C# WCF Developer
12 4 (5.06%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (5.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (81.01%) .NET
2 29 (36.71%) ASP.NET
3 27 (34.18%) WCF
4 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
5 15 (18.99%) Reactive Extensions
5 15 (18.99%) WinForms
6 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.19%) HTML
7 10 (12.66%) Task Parallel Library
8 9 (11.39%) HTML5
9 8 (10.13%) Entity Framework
10 7 (8.86%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) Ajax
12 5 (6.33%) CSS
13 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (5.06%) LINQ
13 4 (5.06%) MSMQ
13 4 (5.06%) Silverlight
13 4 (5.06%) Web Services
14 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Fixed Income
2 10 (12.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.13%) Derivative
3 8 (10.13%) Equities
4 6 (7.59%) Data Structures
5 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.33%) Hedge funds
5 5 (6.33%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (6.33%) Swaptions
5 5 (6.33%) User Experience
6 4 (5.06%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.06%) Market Risk
7 3 (3.80%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Android
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) TDD
3 36 (45.57%) MVVM
4 23 (29.11%) MVC
5 19 (24.05%) Multithreading
6 15 (18.99%) BDD
6 15 (18.99%) OO
7 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.92%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.39%) OOD
9 9 (11.39%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.39%) Web Development
10 7 (8.86%) DevOps
10 7 (8.86%) SDLC
11 6 (7.59%) Scrum
12 5 (6.33%) AOP
12 5 (6.33%) SOA
12 5 (6.33%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.06%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (5.06%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (93.67%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) SQL
3 14 (17.72%) XAML
4 10 (12.66%) Java
5 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.59%) C++
6 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) PHP
8 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.80%) VBA
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) DevExpress
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Sybase
5 2 (2.53%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.53%) Syncfusion
5 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.27%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.27%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.27%) Solace
6 1 (1.27%) Teradata
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