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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / London
Rank 226 197 186
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -11
Contract jobs citing WPF 183 231 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.95% 1.13% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 3.48% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 185 215
Median daily rate £544 £565 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.76% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.29% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%

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
6699 6645 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.60% 32.37% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 4923 4739
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 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -21 43 £525 - 13
Docklands, London - 3 - -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £638 -1.62%
Croydon - 2 £413 - 1
New Malden -9 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for WPF.

1 326 (96.74%) C#
2 263 (78.04%) .NET
3 181 (53.71%) SQL Server
4 147 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (41.25%) SQL
6 129 (38.28%) MVVM
7 115 (34.12%) TDD
8 113 (33.53%) WCF
9 108 (32.05%) Banking
10 100 (29.67%) Front Office
11 99 (29.38%) Finance
12 92 (27.30%) ASP.NET
13 83 (24.63%) JavaScript
14 77 (22.85%) Microsoft
14 77 (22.85%) MVC
15 76 (22.55%) Multithreading
16 64 (18.99%) .NET Framework
17 63 (18.69%) HTML
18 54 (16.02%) Investment Banking
19 53 (15.73%) OO
20 52 (15.43%) ASP.NET Web API
21 51 (15.13%) XAML
22 48 (14.24%) Fixed Income
23 47 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 47 (13.95%) NUnit
24 45 (13.35%) AngularJS
25 44 (13.06%) T-SQL
25 44 (13.06%) Scrum
26 42 (12.46%) Windows
26 42 (12.46%) User Experience

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 10 (2.97%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.08%) Confluence
2 7 (2.08%) IIS
2 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.89%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.59%) CMS
5 2 (0.59%) JBoss
5 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (9.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.08%) MS Office
3 4 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) ION MarketView
1 5 (1.48%) RMDS
2 3 (0.89%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.86%) AMQP
2 4 (1.19%) snoop
3 2 (0.59%) DNS
3 2 (0.59%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.59%) SSL
3 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (53.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (6.53%) NoSQL
3 22 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (5.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (5.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.86%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.97%) Power BI
9 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (2.67%) HBase
10 9 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.78%) Big Data
11 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.78%) Redis
12 5 (1.48%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 47 (13.95%) NUnit
2 31 (9.20%) Subversion
3 29 (8.61%) Visual Studio
4 27 (8.01%) Git (software)
5 24 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.34%) SpecFlow
7 13 (3.86%) NCrunch
7 13 (3.86%) ReSharper
8 11 (3.26%) Moq
9 10 (2.97%) JIRA
9 10 (2.97%) StyleCop
9 10 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.67%) Mockito
11 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Blend
12 6 (1.78%) Axure RP
12 6 (1.78%) Gradle
12 6 (1.78%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.78%) Maven
13 5 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (1.19%) Build Forge
General
1 108 (32.05%) Banking
2 100 (29.67%) Front Office
3 99 (29.38%) Finance
4 54 (16.02%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.93%) Back Office
6 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 298 (88.43%) Developer
2 222 (65.88%) C# Developer
3 120 (35.61%) WPF Developer
4 118 (35.01%) .NET Developer
5 107 (31.75%) C# WPF Developer
6 92 (27.30%) C# .NET Developer
7 52 (15.43%) Senior Developer
8 41 (12.17%) SQL Developer
9 30 (8.90%) Senior C# Developer
10 29 (8.61%) UI Developer
11 25 (7.42%) C# WCF Developer
11 25 (7.42%) WCF Developer
12 23 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (6.82%) UX Developer
13 20 (5.93%) UI/UX Developer
14 19 (5.64%) Agile C# Developer
14 19 (5.64%) Agile Developer
14 19 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 19 (5.64%) Front Office Developer
15 17 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (78.04%) .NET
2 113 (33.53%) WCF
3 92 (27.30%) ASP.NET
4 64 (18.99%) .NET Framework
5 63 (18.69%) HTML
6 52 (15.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 45 (13.35%) AngularJS
8 40 (11.87%) HTML5
9 38 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (10.68%) Entity Framework
11 35 (10.39%) CSS
12 32 (9.50%) WinForms
13 31 (9.20%) Reactive Extensions
14 30 (8.90%) LINQ
14 30 (8.90%) Web Services
15 25 (7.42%) REST
16 22 (6.53%) jQuery
16 22 (6.53%) React
17 19 (5.64%) NancyFx
18 18 (5.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.24%) Fixed Income
2 47 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 42 (12.46%) User Experience
4 30 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (8.01%) Hedge funds
6 22 (6.53%) Derivative
6 22 (6.53%) Fintech
7 16 (4.75%) Equities
8 15 (4.45%) Data Structures
9 12 (3.56%) Computer Science
9 12 (3.56%) Market Risk
10 10 (2.97%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.37%) Blackberry
11 8 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (2.37%) Mathematics
11 8 (2.37%) Physics
12 7 (2.08%) Credit Risk
12 7 (2.08%) Visualisation
13 6 (1.78%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.46%) Windows
2 16 (4.75%) Android
2 16 (4.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.67%) Windows Phone
4 8 (2.37%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (1.48%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.19%) Linux
6 4 (1.19%) Unix
6 4 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (38.28%) MVVM
3 115 (34.12%) TDD
4 77 (22.85%) MVC
5 76 (22.55%) Multithreading
6 53 (15.73%) OO
7 44 (13.06%) Scrum
8 33 (9.79%) SDLC
9 31 (9.20%) Unit Testing
10 30 (8.90%) BDD
10 30 (8.90%) Electronic Trading
11 29 (8.61%) Dependency Injection
12 22 (6.53%) Asset Management
13 21 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (6.23%) OOD
14 20 (5.93%) Microservices
15 19 (5.64%) Low Latency
15 19 (5.64%) Wireframes
16 18 (5.34%) Risk Management
17 17 (5.04%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 326 (96.74%) C#
2 139 (41.25%) SQL
3 83 (24.63%) JavaScript
4 51 (15.13%) XAML
5 44 (13.06%) T-SQL
6 33 (9.79%) Java
7 23 (6.82%) C++
8 11 (3.26%) Python
8 11 (3.26%) VBA
9 10 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.48%) C
12 3 (0.89%) Scala
12 3 (0.89%) VB
13 2 (0.59%) VB6
14 1 (0.30%) PHP
14 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.30%) R
14 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.48%) Basel III
1 5 (1.48%) CRD IV
2 4 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.30%) EMIR
3 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 77 (22.85%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.31%) Oracle
3 23 (6.82%) DevExpress
4 15 (4.45%) TIBCO
5 12 (3.56%) Telerik
6 11 (3.26%) Infragistics
7 9 (2.67%) Xamarin
8 8 (2.37%) ION Trading
9 5 (1.48%) Misys
9 5 (1.48%) Reuters
9 5 (1.48%) Sophis
10 4 (1.19%) Adobe
10 4 (1.19%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.19%) Calypso
10 4 (1.19%) IBM
10 4 (1.19%) Perforce
10 4 (1.19%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.89%) Solace
11 3 (0.89%) Tableau
12 2 (0.59%) Eze Software Group
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