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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
London / City of London
Rank 112 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing WPF 41 58 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.39% 1.91% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 5.96% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 56 70
Median daily rate £525 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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
1074 973 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.42% 32.12% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 813 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 £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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 78 (96.30%) C#
2 62 (76.54%) .NET
3 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
4 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (49.38%) SQL
6 36 (44.44%) Banking
7 35 (43.21%) TDD
8 32 (39.51%) Finance
9 28 (34.57%) HTML
9 28 (34.57%) MVVM
10 25 (30.86%) MVC
11 24 (29.63%) Front Office
11 24 (29.63%) ASP.NET
11 24 (29.63%) Multithreading
12 22 (27.16%) WCF
13 17 (20.99%) HTML5
13 17 (20.99%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (20.99%) XAML
13 17 (20.99%) T-SQL
14 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (18.52%) CSS
16 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
16 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
16 14 (17.28%) User Experience
17 12 (14.81%) Wireframes
18 11 (13.58%) DevExpress
18 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
18 11 (13.58%) REST
18 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 11 (13.58%) 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 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (4.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) snoop
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (65.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (20.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.41%) HBase
7 5 (6.17%) Power BI
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.23%) Big Data
10 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Subversion
2 6 (7.41%) Axure RP
2 6 (7.41%) NUnit
3 4 (4.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (4.94%) Bitbucket
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) NCrunch
3 4 (4.94%) ReSharper
3 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.70%) Build Forge
4 3 (3.70%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.70%) Hudson
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Gradle
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.23%) Mockito
5 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (44.44%) Banking
2 32 (39.51%) Finance
3 24 (29.63%) Front Office
4 14 (17.28%) Investment Banking
5 7 (8.64%) Back Office
5 7 (8.64%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (86.42%) Developer
2 44 (54.32%) C# Developer
3 28 (34.57%) .NET Developer
4 24 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (24.69%) Senior Developer
5 20 (24.69%) WPF Developer
6 17 (20.99%) C# WPF Developer
7 14 (17.28%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (13.58%) UI Developer
9 10 (12.35%) Front Office Developer
9 10 (12.35%) SQL Developer
9 10 (12.35%) UI/UX Developer
9 10 (12.35%) UX Developer
10 7 (8.64%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (7.41%) Designer
11 6 (7.41%) UX Designer
11 6 (7.41%) Xamarin Developer
12 5 (6.17%) Digital Developer
12 5 (6.17%) Senior SQL Developer
13 4 (4.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (76.54%) .NET
2 28 (34.57%) HTML
3 24 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.16%) WCF
5 17 (20.99%) HTML5
6 16 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (18.52%) CSS
8 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
8 11 (13.58%) REST
9 10 (12.35%) .NET Framework
9 10 (12.35%) Task Parallel Library
9 10 (12.35%) WinForms
10 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.88%) jQuery
11 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.64%) Silverlight
11 7 (8.64%) Web Services
12 6 (7.41%) LINQ
12 6 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (7.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) User Experience
2 9 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 8 (9.88%) Mathematics
3 8 (9.88%) Physics
4 7 (8.64%) Derivative
4 7 (8.64%) Market Risk
5 6 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
6 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.17%) Data Structures
6 5 (6.17%) Fixed Income
7 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
7 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.70%) Fintech
8 3 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (3.70%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.47%) Equities
10 1 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.88%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Android
2 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.21%) TDD
3 28 (34.57%) MVVM
4 25 (30.86%) MVC
5 24 (29.63%) Multithreading
6 12 (14.81%) Wireframes
7 10 (12.35%) Scrum
8 9 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.88%) Analytics
9 8 (9.88%) Data Analytics
9 8 (9.88%) OO
10 7 (8.64%) AOP
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.41%) CQRS
11 6 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (7.41%) Information Architecture
11 6 (7.41%) Performance Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (96.30%) C#
2 40 (49.38%) SQL
3 17 (20.99%) T-SQL
3 17 (20.99%) XAML
4 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.11%) Java
6 6 (7.41%) C++
7 4 (4.94%) Python
8 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.70%) C
8 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.70%) VBA
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) DevExpress
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Infragistics
3 6 (7.41%) Xamarin
4 4 (4.94%) Adobe
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Telerik
5 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.47%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.47%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (2.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.23%) Syncfusion
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