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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
London / City of London
Rank 111 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing WPF 37 46 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 1.43% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 4.53% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 69
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
1033 1015 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.41% 31.65% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 858 1245
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 75 (97.40%) C#
2 57 (74.03%) .NET
3 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
4 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (48.05%) TDD
5 35 (45.45%) SQL
6 32 (41.56%) MVVM
7 28 (36.36%) HTML
7 28 (36.36%) Banking
8 25 (32.47%) Multithreading
9 23 (29.87%) Finance
9 23 (29.87%) Front Office
9 23 (29.87%) MVC
10 22 (28.57%) WCF
11 18 (23.38%) HTML5
12 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
13 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
13 15 (19.48%) XAML
13 15 (19.48%) Entity Framework
13 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (18.18%) User Experience
14 14 (18.18%) CSS
15 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
16 12 (15.58%) Wireframes
16 12 (15.58%) REST
17 11 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
17 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
17 11 (14.29%) Investment Banking
17 11 (14.29%) Microsoft

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 (5.19%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (6.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.30%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.79%) HBase
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.90%) Power BI
8 2 (2.60%) QlikView
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.30%) Big Data
9 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) NUnit
2 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.49%) Axure RP
3 5 (6.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (6.49%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.49%) NCrunch
3 5 (6.49%) ReSharper
3 5 (6.49%) SpecFlow
3 5 (6.49%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.19%) Subversion
5 3 (3.90%) Build Forge
5 3 (3.90%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.90%) Hudson
5 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.30%) Gradle
6 1 (1.30%) Maven
6 1 (1.30%) Mockito
6 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (36.36%) Banking
2 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 23 (29.87%) Front Office
3 11 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Back Office
4 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (89.61%) Developer
2 45 (58.44%) C# Developer
3 25 (32.47%) .NET Developer
4 24 (31.17%) WPF Developer
5 21 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (27.27%) C# WPF Developer
6 18 (23.38%) Senior Developer
7 12 (15.58%) Senior C# Developer
7 12 (15.58%) SQL Developer
8 11 (14.29%) UI Developer
9 10 (12.99%) UI/UX Developer
9 10 (12.99%) UX Developer
10 9 (11.69%) Front Office Developer
11 6 (7.79%) Designer
11 6 (7.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (7.79%) UX Designer
12 5 (6.49%) Digital Developer
12 5 (6.49%) Xamarin Developer
13 4 (5.19%) SQL Analyst
13 4 (5.19%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (74.03%) .NET
2 28 (36.36%) HTML
3 22 (28.57%) WCF
4 18 (23.38%) HTML5
5 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
6 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (19.48%) Entity Framework
7 14 (18.18%) CSS
8 12 (15.58%) REST
9 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 11 (14.29%) Task Parallel Library
10 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.69%) WinForms
11 8 (10.39%) jQuery
11 8 (10.39%) LINQ
12 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 6 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (7.79%) Web Services
14 5 (6.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) User Experience
2 7 (9.09%) Derivative
2 7 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.79%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.49%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.90%) Fintech
5 3 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.60%) Equities
6 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Android
1 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (48.05%) TDD
2 32 (41.56%) MVVM
3 25 (32.47%) Multithreading
4 23 (29.87%) MVC
5 12 (15.58%) Wireframes
6 10 (12.99%) Scrum
7 9 (11.69%) Analytics
7 9 (11.69%) Asset Management
7 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
7 9 (11.69%) Physics
8 8 (10.39%) Data Analytics
8 8 (10.39%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.09%) Information Architecture
9 7 (9.09%) OO
9 7 (9.09%) Visualisation
10 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.79%) CQRS
10 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (97.40%) C#
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
3 15 (19.48%) XAML
4 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.09%) Java
6 5 (6.49%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.90%) C
8 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.90%) VBA
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.99%) DevExpress
3 8 (10.39%) Infragistics
4 5 (6.49%) Adobe
4 5 (6.49%) IBM
4 5 (6.49%) Telerik
4 5 (6.49%) Xamarin
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.60%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.60%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (2.60%) Tableau
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