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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 136 93 132
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +39
Contract jobs citing WPF 36 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 2.17% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.02% 6.94% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 89 70
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
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
1193 1440 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.89% 31.24% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1011 1198 1343
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 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 60 (95.24%) C#
2 47 (74.60%) .NET
3 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 32 (50.79%) Finance
5 32 (50.79%) TDD
6 29 (46.03%) MVVM
7 28 (44.44%) Banking
8 25 (39.68%) Front Office
9 24 (38.10%) SQL
10 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 21 (33.33%) WCF
11 16 (25.40%) MVC
11 16 (25.40%) XAML
12 15 (23.81%) Multithreading
13 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
13 13 (20.63%) OO
14 12 (19.05%) HTML
14 12 (19.05%) Fixed Income
14 12 (19.05%) WinForms
14 12 (19.05%) BDD
15 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
15 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.87%) Reactive Extensions
16 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (15.87%) DevExpress
16 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (14.29%) HTML5
17 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
17 9 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 4 (6.35%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.17%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.70%) Subversion
2 8 (12.70%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.94%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.17%) MSTest
5 2 (3.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.59%) Mocha
6 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.59%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 32 (50.79%) Finance
2 28 (44.44%) Banking
3 25 (39.68%) Front Office
4 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
5 9 (14.29%) Back Office
6 7 (11.11%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Developer
2 40 (63.49%) C# Developer
3 21 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 21 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 19 (30.16%) Senior C# Developer
5 18 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
6 10 (15.87%) .NET Developer
7 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
7 9 (14.29%) Senior WPF Developer
8 8 (12.70%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 7 (11.11%) UI Developer
10 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
10 5 (7.94%) UI/UX Developer
10 5 (7.94%) UX Developer
11 4 (6.35%) ASP Developer
11 4 (6.35%) Silverlight Developer
12 3 (4.76%) WCF Developer
13 2 (3.17%) C# WCF Developer
13 2 (3.17%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (74.60%) .NET
2 21 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 21 (33.33%) WCF
3 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 12 (19.05%) WinForms
4 10 (15.87%) Reactive Extensions
5 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 9 (14.29%) HTML5
6 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (9.52%) Task Parallel Library
8 5 (7.94%) Ajax
8 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
8 5 (7.94%) MSMQ
8 5 (7.94%) Silverlight
8 5 (7.94%) XML
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (6.35%) CSS
10 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.76%) jQuery
10 3 (4.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Fixed Income
2 9 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
4 7 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 7 (11.11%) Derivative
4 7 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 7 (11.11%) User Experience
5 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
6 5 (7.94%) Swaptions
7 4 (6.35%) Equities
7 4 (6.35%) Market Risk
7 4 (6.35%) N-Tier
8 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
8 2 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Android
2 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.79%) TDD
3 29 (46.03%) MVVM
4 16 (25.40%) MVC
5 15 (23.81%) Multithreading
6 13 (20.63%) OO
7 12 (19.05%) BDD
8 11 (17.46%) Risk Management
9 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.11%) AOP
10 7 (11.11%) DevOps
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
10 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.52%) OOD
12 5 (7.94%) SDLC
12 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.94%) Wireframes
13 4 (6.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 4 (6.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (6.35%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 16 (25.40%) XAML
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) C++
5 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.17%) VBA
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.87%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.17%) Infragistics
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Syncfusion
3 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.59%) Adobe
4 1 (1.59%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Sybase
4 1 (1.59%) Telerik
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata
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