The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 298 169 212
Rank change year-on-year
-129 +43
Contract jobs citing WPF 147 326 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 1.39% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 4.34% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 271 196
Median daily rate £538 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
WPF
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7936 7513 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.75% 32.05% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5591 5370
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the London region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in London

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in London

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the London region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in London

WPF
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -42 36 £550 - 15
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 London region with a requirement for WPF.

1 297 (94.29%) C#
2 217 (68.89%) .NET
3 135 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 121 (38.41%) Front Office
5 119 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (36.51%) SQL
7 111 (35.24%) Finance
8 105 (33.33%) MVVM
9 102 (32.38%) WCF
10 99 (31.43%) Banking
11 92 (29.21%) TDD
12 90 (28.57%) Multithreading
13 76 (24.13%) Microsoft
14 67 (21.27%) WinForms
15 64 (20.32%) MVC
15 64 (20.32%) OO
15 64 (20.32%) ASP.NET
16 60 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 58 (18.41%) .NET Framework
18 54 (17.14%) Investment Banking
19 52 (16.51%) Electronic Trading
20 47 (14.92%) JavaScript
21 46 (14.60%) C++
22 45 (14.29%) XAML
23 43 (13.65%) Fixed Income
23 43 (13.65%) Oracle
23 43 (13.65%) Unit Testing
23 43 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (13.65%) Low Latency
24 42 (13.33%) HTML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (2.54%) IIS
2 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.95%) Confluence
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 28 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) RMDS
2 6 (1.90%) Beauchamp
3 4 (1.27%) ION MarketView
3 4 (1.27%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.32%) Endur
4 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.63%) Network Security
2 1 (0.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.32%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (5.40%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.95%) Power BI
11 2 (0.63%) Big Data
11 2 (0.63%) DB2
11 2 (0.63%) MS Access
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) MySQL
12 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (11.75%) NUnit
2 35 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (9.21%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.71%) SpecFlow
5 17 (5.40%) Subversion
5 17 (5.40%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.76%) Moq
7 13 (4.13%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (3.17%) MSTest
9 9 (2.86%) MSBuild
9 9 (2.86%) ReSharper
10 7 (2.22%) Git (software)
10 7 (2.22%) StyleCop
10 7 (2.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 6 (1.90%) JIRA
11 6 (1.90%) NCrunch
12 4 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.27%) JUnit
12 4 (1.27%) Selenium
13 3 (0.95%) Mockito
General
1 121 (38.41%) Front Office
2 111 (35.24%) Finance
3 99 (31.43%) Banking
4 54 (17.14%) Investment Banking
5 20 (6.35%) Back Office
6 9 (2.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.59%) Advertising
8 2 (0.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (85.40%) Developer
2 212 (67.30%) C# Developer
3 97 (30.79%) WPF Developer
4 84 (26.67%) C# WPF Developer
5 76 (24.13%) .NET Developer
6 55 (17.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (15.87%) Senior Developer
8 41 (13.02%) Senior C# Developer
9 30 (9.52%) SQL Developer
10 24 (7.62%) Senior WPF Developer
11 19 (6.03%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 19 (6.03%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 17 (5.40%) Front Office Developer
12 17 (5.40%) UI Developer
13 16 (5.08%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
14 15 (4.76%) C# GUI Developer
14 15 (4.76%) GUI Developer
15 14 (4.44%) Senior SQL Developer
16 13 (4.13%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (4.13%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (68.89%) .NET
2 102 (32.38%) WCF
3 67 (21.27%) WinForms
4 64 (20.32%) ASP.NET
5 58 (18.41%) .NET Framework
6 42 (13.33%) HTML
7 33 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (9.52%) HTML5
9 27 (8.57%) Entity Framework
10 26 (8.25%) FIX Protocol
11 25 (7.94%) AngularJS
12 23 (7.30%) LINQ
13 22 (6.98%) XML
14 21 (6.67%) Reactive Extensions
15 20 (6.35%) Web Services
16 18 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (5.71%) Silverlight
16 18 (5.71%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (5.08%) CSS
18 15 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (13.65%) Fixed Income
3 29 (9.21%) Derivative
4 27 (8.57%) User Experience
5 23 (7.30%) Hedge funds
6 22 (6.98%) Data Structures
7 21 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 17 (5.40%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (5.08%) Equities
9 16 (5.08%) Inversion of Control
10 13 (4.13%) Algorithms
10 13 (4.13%) Market Risk
11 12 (3.81%) N-Tier
12 7 (2.22%) Swaptions
13 5 (1.59%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.27%) Clustering
14 4 (1.27%) Video on Demand
14 4 (1.27%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.95%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.38%) Windows
2 9 (2.86%) Android
2 9 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.90%) Windows Phone
4 5 (1.59%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.33%) MVVM
3 92 (29.21%) TDD
4 90 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 64 (20.32%) MVC
5 64 (20.32%) OO
6 52 (16.51%) Electronic Trading
7 43 (13.65%) Low Latency
7 43 (13.65%) Unit Testing
8 41 (13.02%) Scrum
9 40 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (12.70%) Risk Management
10 33 (10.48%) Market Making
11 31 (9.84%) BDD
12 28 (8.89%) SDLC
13 27 (8.57%) Algorithmic Trading
14 26 (8.25%) OOD
15 25 (7.94%) Performance Optimisation
16 20 (6.35%) Software Engineering
17 19 (6.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 297 (94.29%) C#
2 115 (36.51%) SQL
3 47 (14.92%) JavaScript
4 46 (14.60%) C++
5 45 (14.29%) XAML
6 27 (8.57%) Java
7 23 (7.30%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.08%) Python
9 15 (4.76%) VBA
10 11 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.17%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.27%) PHP
14 2 (0.63%) ES6
14 2 (0.63%) Perl
14 2 (0.63%) VB
14 2 (0.63%) VBScript
15 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.90%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) MiFID
3 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.32%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 76 (24.13%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.65%) Oracle
3 21 (6.67%) DevExpress
4 11 (3.49%) Infragistics
4 11 (3.49%) Syncfusion
4 11 (3.49%) TIBCO
5 10 (3.17%) ION Trading
6 7 (2.22%) Sybase
7 6 (1.90%) Charles River
7 6 (1.90%) Reuters
8 5 (1.59%) Xamarin
9 4 (1.27%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.63%) Splunk
10 2 (0.63%) Tableau
10 2 (0.63%) Telerik
10 2 (0.63%) Teradata
11 1 (0.32%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.32%) Perforce
11 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.32%) Sophis
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