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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 133 122 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing WPF 28 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 1.54% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 5.19% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 86 75
Median daily rate £538 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £645 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
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
1173 1734 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.11% 29.73% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 1399 1319
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% +0.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +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 June 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 June 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 75 (94.94%) C#
2 68 (86.08%) .NET
3 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
4 35 (44.30%) TDD
4 35 (44.30%) MVVM
5 33 (41.77%) Finance
6 28 (35.44%) SQL
6 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET
7 27 (34.18%) Front Office
7 27 (34.18%) Banking
8 26 (32.91%) WCF
9 23 (29.11%) Multithreading
9 23 (29.11%) MVC
10 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
11 19 (24.05%) Reactive Extensions
12 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
13 17 (21.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (20.25%) WinForms
14 16 (20.25%) DevExpress
15 15 (18.99%) Investment Banking
16 13 (16.46%) Task Parallel Library
16 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
16 13 (16.46%) OO
17 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
17 12 (15.19%) XML
17 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (13.92%) BDD
18 11 (13.92%) Windows

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 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.27%) Jetty
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Extranet
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.80%) Big Data
6 3 (3.80%) MS Access
7 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.53%) HBase
7 2 (2.53%) MySQL
7 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.86%) NUnit
2 7 (8.86%) SpecFlow
3 6 (7.59%) Subversion
4 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.06%) MSTest
5 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (3.80%) JIRA
6 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) Mocha
8 1 (1.27%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.27%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 27 (34.18%) Banking
2 27 (34.18%) Front Office
3 15 (18.99%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (91.14%) Developer
2 59 (74.68%) C# Developer
3 35 (44.30%) WPF Developer
4 32 (40.51%) Senior Developer
5 31 (39.24%) C# WPF Developer
6 27 (34.18%) Senior C# Developer
7 19 (24.05%) .NET Developer
7 19 (24.05%) Senior WPF Developer
8 18 (22.78%) Front Office Developer
9 14 (17.72%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 13 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (7.59%) Web Developer
12 5 (6.33%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (5.06%) C# Web Developer
13 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
14 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
14 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
14 3 (3.80%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (86.08%) .NET
2 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET
3 26 (32.91%) WCF
4 22 (27.85%) .NET Framework
5 19 (24.05%) Reactive Extensions
6 16 (20.25%) WinForms
7 13 (16.46%) Task Parallel Library
8 12 (15.19%) XML
9 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (11.39%) HTML
11 8 (10.13%) Entity Framework
11 8 (10.13%) HTML5
12 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.33%) LINQ
14 4 (5.06%) Ajax
14 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (5.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 4 (5.06%) Unity DI Container
14 4 (5.06%) Web Services
15 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (10.13%) Equities
3 6 (7.59%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (6.33%) Derivative
4 5 (6.33%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.80%) Clustering
6 3 (3.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.53%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) MVVM
2 35 (44.30%) TDD
3 23 (29.11%) Multithreading
3 23 (29.11%) MVC
4 13 (16.46%) OO
4 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
5 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.92%) BDD
7 8 (10.13%) OOD
7 8 (10.13%) Web Development
8 6 (7.59%) Scrum
8 6 (7.59%) SOA
9 5 (6.33%) SDLC
10 4 (5.06%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.06%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.06%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (5.06%) Workflow
11 3 (3.80%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (94.94%) C#
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) Java
4 8 (10.13%) VBA
5 6 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.59%) XAML
6 5 (6.33%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) VB
8 2 (2.53%) VB6
9 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) MCSD
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) MiFID
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.25%) DevExpress
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Sybase
5 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.53%) DataSynapse
6 2 (2.53%) Murex
7 1 (1.27%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.27%) Solace
7 1 (1.27%) Syncfusion
7 1 (1.27%) Teradata
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