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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 139 101 124
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Contract jobs citing WPF 23 113 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 1.90% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 6.30% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 107 77
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £408 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
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
1228 1794 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.56% 30.17% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1461 1294
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 80 (94.12%) C#
2 73 (85.88%) .NET
3 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (51.76%) MVVM
5 41 (48.24%) TDD
6 40 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 36 (42.35%) Finance
8 33 (38.82%) Front Office
8 33 (38.82%) Banking
9 29 (34.12%) SQL
10 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET
10 28 (32.94%) WCF
11 25 (29.41%) MVC
12 21 (24.71%) Multithreading
13 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
14 19 (22.35%) WinForms
14 19 (22.35%) Reactive Extensions
15 17 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (20.00%) Investment Banking
16 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
16 16 (18.82%) DevExpress
17 14 (16.47%) Task Parallel Library
17 14 (16.47%) BDD
17 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (14.12%) XAML
19 12 (14.12%) XML
19 12 (14.12%) OO
19 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
20 11 (12.94%) HTML

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 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Jetty
3 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Network Security
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) Extranet
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.35%) MS Access
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) Big Data
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.41%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.24%) Subversion
4 6 (7.06%) SpecFlow
5 5 (5.88%) MSBuild
5 5 (5.88%) NUnit
6 4 (4.71%) MSTest
6 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (3.53%) JIRA
8 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.18%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.18%) Mocha
9 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.18%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 36 (42.35%) Finance
2 33 (38.82%) Banking
2 33 (38.82%) Front Office
3 17 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (91.76%) Developer
2 63 (74.12%) C# Developer
3 39 (45.88%) WPF Developer
4 35 (41.18%) C# WPF Developer
5 33 (38.82%) Senior Developer
6 30 (35.29%) Senior C# Developer
7 21 (24.71%) Senior WPF Developer
8 18 (21.18%) Front Office Developer
9 16 (18.82%) .NET Developer
10 15 (17.65%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 11 (12.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (5.88%) WCF Developer
12 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
13 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (4.71%) C# WCF Developer
13 4 (4.71%) C# Web Developer
13 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
14 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (85.88%) .NET
2 28 (32.94%) ASP.NET
2 28 (32.94%) WCF
3 20 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 19 (22.35%) Reactive Extensions
4 19 (22.35%) WinForms
5 14 (16.47%) Task Parallel Library
6 12 (14.12%) XML
7 11 (12.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.94%) HTML
8 9 (10.59%) HTML5
9 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.88%) Ajax
10 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.88%) Web Services
11 4 (4.71%) CSS
11 4 (4.71%) LINQ
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 3 (3.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (12.94%) Fixed Income
3 8 (9.41%) Derivative
3 8 (9.41%) Equities
4 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
5 6 (7.06%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (5.88%) Swaptions
7 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.53%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.53%) User Experience
8 2 (2.35%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (51.76%) MVVM
3 41 (48.24%) TDD
4 25 (29.41%) MVC
5 21 (24.71%) Multithreading
6 14 (16.47%) BDD
6 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.12%) OO
8 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.59%) OOD
9 9 (10.59%) Web Development
10 7 (8.24%) DevOps
10 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.06%) Scrum
12 5 (5.88%) Front End Development
12 5 (5.88%) SDLC
12 5 (5.88%) SOA
12 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.71%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 80 (94.12%) C#
2 29 (34.12%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) XAML
4 11 (12.94%) Java
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.24%) C++
7 6 (7.06%) VBA
8 5 (5.88%) PHP
9 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.35%) VB
11 2 (2.35%) VB6
12 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) MCSD
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) DevExpress
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Sybase
4 3 (3.53%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.35%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.35%) Murex
6 1 (1.18%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.18%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.18%) Solace
6 1 (1.18%) Syncfusion
6 1 (1.18%) Teradata
6 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago