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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 125 94 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Contract jobs citing WPF 39 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.90% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.30% 5.96% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 87
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
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
1182 1108 1725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.18% 31.95% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 931 1375
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 £602 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 69 (94.52%) C#
2 53 (72.60%) .NET
3 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
5 33 (45.21%) TDD
6 32 (43.84%) Banking
6 32 (43.84%) Finance
7 29 (39.73%) Front Office
8 28 (38.36%) SQL
8 28 (38.36%) MVVM
9 23 (31.51%) XAML
10 19 (26.03%) MVC
10 19 (26.03%) HTML
11 18 (24.66%) WCF
12 17 (23.29%) Multithreading
13 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
13 15 (20.55%) User Experience
14 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
14 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
14 14 (19.18%) Investment Banking
15 13 (17.81%) WinForms
16 12 (16.44%) CSS
16 12 (16.44%) Wireframes
16 12 (16.44%) DevExpress
17 11 (15.07%) HTML5
17 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (15.07%) Fixed Income
18 10 (13.70%) OO
18 10 (13.70%) Java
18 10 (13.70%) Risk Management

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 (5.48%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.48%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) snoop
2 2 (2.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (6.85%) Power BI
7 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.48%) HBase
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.37%) Big Data
10 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) TeamCity
2 7 (9.59%) Subversion
3 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.85%) MSBuild
4 5 (6.85%) NUnit
4 5 (6.85%) ReSharper
5 4 (5.48%) Axure RP
5 4 (5.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (5.48%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.48%) NCrunch
6 3 (4.11%) Build Forge
6 3 (4.11%) CruiseControl
6 3 (4.11%) Hudson
6 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.37%) Maven
7 1 (1.37%) Mockito
7 1 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (43.84%) Banking
1 32 (43.84%) Finance
2 29 (39.73%) Front Office
3 14 (19.18%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.96%) Back Office
5 7 (9.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (86.30%) Developer
2 37 (50.68%) C# Developer
3 26 (35.62%) WPF Developer
4 22 (30.14%) .NET Developer
4 22 (30.14%) C# WPF Developer
5 18 (24.66%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (23.29%) Senior Developer
7 12 (16.44%) UI Developer
8 11 (15.07%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (13.70%) UI/UX Developer
9 10 (13.70%) UX Developer
10 9 (12.33%) Front Office Developer
10 9 (12.33%) SQL Developer
11 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (8.22%) Designer
12 6 (8.22%) Senior WPF Developer
12 6 (8.22%) UX Designer
12 6 (8.22%) WCF Developer
13 5 (6.85%) C# WCF Developer
13 5 (6.85%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (72.60%) .NET
2 19 (26.03%) HTML
3 18 (24.66%) WCF
4 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET
5 13 (17.81%) WinForms
6 12 (16.44%) CSS
7 11 (15.07%) HTML5
8 9 (12.33%) REST
9 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (10.96%) Web Services
10 7 (9.59%) .NET Framework
10 7 (9.59%) jQuery
10 7 (9.59%) Task Parallel Library
11 6 (8.22%) Entity Framework
11 6 (8.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 5 (6.85%) Ajax
12 5 (6.85%) AngularJS
12 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.85%) JSON
12 5 (6.85%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) User Experience
2 11 (15.07%) Fixed Income
3 8 (10.96%) Derivative
3 8 (10.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.59%) Hedge funds
5 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (8.22%) Data Structures
5 6 (8.22%) Market Risk
5 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
6 5 (6.85%) Algorithms
6 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
6 5 (6.85%) Physics
6 5 (6.85%) Swaptions
7 4 (5.48%) N-Tier
8 3 (4.11%) Fintech
8 3 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (2.74%) Credit Risk
9 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Android
2 4 (5.48%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
2 4 (5.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.21%) TDD
3 28 (38.36%) MVVM
4 19 (26.03%) MVC
5 17 (23.29%) Multithreading
6 12 (16.44%) Wireframes
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.70%) OO
7 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.96%) BDD
9 7 (9.59%) AOP
9 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.59%) Scrum
10 6 (8.22%) Asset Management
10 6 (8.22%) DevOps
10 6 (8.22%) Information Architecture
10 6 (8.22%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (6.85%) Analytics
11 5 (6.85%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 69 (94.52%) C#
2 28 (38.36%) SQL
3 23 (31.51%) XAML
4 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
5 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
6 10 (13.70%) Java
7 5 (6.85%) C++
8 4 (5.48%) Python
9 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.11%) C
9 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.11%) VBA
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) DevExpress
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Infragistics
4 4 (5.48%) Adobe
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) Telerik
4 4 (5.48%) Xamarin
5 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.74%) Tableau
7 1 (1.37%) Sybase
7 1 (1.37%) Syncfusion
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Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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Rate: £500 - £900 per day + depending on experience
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