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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 116 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing WPF 48 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 1.41% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.16% 4.82% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 74 86
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £400 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
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
1153 1619 1765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.08% 29.23% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1309 1370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 89 (95.70%) C#
2 83 (89.25%) .NET
3 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
4 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (48.39%) MVVM
6 42 (45.16%) TDD
7 39 (41.94%) Finance
8 38 (40.86%) SQL
8 38 (40.86%) WCF
9 37 (39.78%) ASP.NET
10 32 (34.41%) Multithreading
11 31 (33.33%) Banking
12 30 (32.26%) MVC
12 30 (32.26%) .NET Framework
13 29 (31.18%) Front Office
14 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
15 19 (20.43%) Reactive Extensions
16 18 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (19.35%) Investment Banking
17 17 (18.28%) WinForms
17 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (17.20%) BDD
18 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (17.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
20 14 (15.05%) DevExpress
20 14 (15.05%) Entity Framework
20 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
21 13 (13.98%) Task Parallel Library
21 13 (13.98%) 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 (3.23%) IIS
1 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.08%) Jetty
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) Extranet
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.83%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.30%) Big Data
6 4 (4.30%) MS Access
6 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.23%) HBase
8 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.15%) MySQL
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.98%) NUnit
3 9 (9.68%) Jasmine
3 9 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 8 (8.60%) NSubstitute
4 8 (8.60%) TeamCity
4 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (6.45%) Subversion
6 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.38%) NCrunch
6 5 (5.38%) Selenium
7 4 (4.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (3.23%) JIRA
8 3 (3.23%) MSBuild
8 3 (3.23%) MSTest
9 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.08%) Mocha
General
1 39 (41.94%) Finance
2 31 (33.33%) Banking
3 29 (31.18%) Front Office
4 18 (19.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (92.47%) Developer
2 68 (73.12%) C# Developer
3 40 (43.01%) Senior Developer
3 40 (43.01%) WPF Developer
4 36 (38.71%) C# WPF Developer
5 30 (32.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 26 (27.96%) .NET Developer
7 21 (22.58%) Senior WPF Developer
8 18 (19.35%) Front Office Developer
9 17 (18.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (18.28%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 8 (8.60%) Web Developer
11 5 (5.38%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.30%) Designer
12 4 (4.30%) UI Designer
12 4 (4.30%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (89.25%) .NET
2 38 (40.86%) WCF
3 37 (39.78%) ASP.NET
4 30 (32.26%) .NET Framework
5 19 (20.43%) Reactive Extensions
6 17 (18.28%) WinForms
7 16 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (15.05%) AngularJS
8 14 (15.05%) Entity Framework
9 13 (13.98%) HTML
9 13 (13.98%) Task Parallel Library
10 12 (12.90%) HTML5
10 12 (12.90%) LINQ
11 11 (11.83%) XML
12 8 (8.60%) CSS
13 7 (7.53%) jQuery
13 7 (7.53%) Kendo UI
14 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (6.45%) CSS3
14 6 (6.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.60%) Equities
3 6 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (6.45%) User Experience
4 5 (5.38%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.30%) Clustering
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) Derivative
6 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.15%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.15%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.15%) Physics
8 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (48.39%) MVVM
3 42 (45.16%) TDD
4 32 (34.41%) Multithreading
5 30 (32.26%) MVC
6 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.20%) BDD
8 15 (16.13%) Unit Testing
9 12 (12.90%) OO
10 10 (10.75%) Web Development
11 9 (9.68%) Scrum
12 8 (8.60%) OOD
13 5 (5.38%) Pair Programming
13 5 (5.38%) SDLC
13 5 (5.38%) SOA
13 5 (5.38%) SOLID
14 4 (4.30%) Data Management
14 4 (4.30%) Front End Development
14 4 (4.30%) Translating Business Requirements
14 4 (4.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (95.70%) C#
2 38 (40.86%) SQL
3 13 (13.98%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.90%) Java
4 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.68%) VBA
6 8 (8.60%) XAML
7 5 (5.38%) C++
7 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) VB
8 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) MCSD
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) MiFID
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) DevExpress
3 13 (13.98%) Oracle
4 3 (3.23%) Sybase
4 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.15%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.15%) Murex
6 1 (1.08%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.08%) Solace
6 1 (1.08%) Teradata
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