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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 257 206 200
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -6
Contract jobs citing WPF 172 262 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 1.12% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.49% 3.59% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 206 203
Median daily rate £575 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £385 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
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
6905 7302 7306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.34% 31.25% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5299 5298 5278
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -18 31 £525 -2.32% 9
Canary Wharf +6 2 £600 +50.00%
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for WPF.

1 388 (94.63%) C#
2 258 (62.93%) .NET
3 157 (38.29%) SQL Server
4 155 (37.80%) Front Office
5 148 (36.10%) Finance
6 137 (33.41%) MVVM
7 122 (29.76%) SQL
7 122 (29.76%) WCF
8 117 (28.54%) Multithreading
9 114 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (25.85%) Electronic Trading
11 99 (24.15%) WinForms
12 97 (23.66%) Banking
13 96 (23.41%) Microsoft
14 88 (21.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 84 (20.49%) TDD
16 80 (19.51%) Oracle
17 74 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
18 73 (17.80%) ASP.NET
19 72 (17.56%) MVC
20 64 (15.61%) OO
20 64 (15.61%) .NET Framework
21 59 (14.39%) C++
22 57 (13.90%) Investment Banking
23 55 (13.41%) Low Latency
24 54 (13.17%) NUnit
25 53 (12.93%) Windows
26 51 (12.44%) XAML
26 51 (12.44%) Fixed Income
27 49 (11.95%) Reactive Extensions

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 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.95%) IIS
3 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.73%) Jetty
5 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.90%) MS Office
3 6 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.88%) RMDS
2 14 (3.41%) ION MarketView
3 6 (1.46%) Beauchamp
4 4 (0.98%) Endur
4 4 (0.98%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.24%) Extranet
2 1 (0.24%) Firewall
2 1 (0.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.24%) Intranet
2 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (38.29%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (7.56%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (4.39%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (1.95%) Big Data
10 8 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.71%) MySQL
12 6 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.46%) HBase
13 5 (1.22%) MS Access
13 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 54 (13.17%) NUnit
2 38 (9.27%) Visual Studio
3 30 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.66%) SpecFlow
5 14 (3.41%) TeamCity
6 13 (3.17%) MSTest
7 12 (2.93%) Moq
7 12 (2.93%) Subversion
8 11 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (2.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 8 (1.95%) MSBuild
10 7 (1.71%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.22%) JIRA
11 5 (1.22%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.98%) Selenium
13 3 (0.73%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.73%) JUnit
13 3 (0.73%) Mockito
13 3 (0.73%) TestNG
General
1 155 (37.80%) Front Office
2 148 (36.10%) Finance
3 97 (23.66%) Banking
4 57 (13.90%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.95%) Back Office
6 6 (1.46%) Advertising
7 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.98%) Retail
9 3 (0.73%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (83.66%) Developer
2 262 (63.90%) C# Developer
3 128 (31.22%) WPF Developer
4 107 (26.10%) C# WPF Developer
5 87 (21.22%) .NET Developer
6 55 (13.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 53 (12.93%) Senior Developer
8 44 (10.73%) Senior C# Developer
9 35 (8.54%) Front Office Developer
10 32 (7.80%) Senior WPF Developer
11 30 (7.32%) SQL Developer
12 28 (6.83%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
12 28 (6.83%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 24 (5.85%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
13 24 (5.85%) C# GUI Developer
13 24 (5.85%) GUI Developer
14 21 (5.12%) Software Engineer
15 20 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
16 19 (4.63%) Java Developer
17 18 (4.39%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (62.93%) .NET
2 122 (29.76%) WCF
3 99 (24.15%) WinForms
4 73 (17.80%) ASP.NET
5 64 (15.61%) .NET Framework
6 49 (11.95%) Reactive Extensions
7 45 (10.98%) HTML
8 41 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
9 36 (8.78%) XML
10 32 (7.80%) Unity DI Container
11 31 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (7.07%) Web Services
13 27 (6.59%) HTML5
13 27 (6.59%) LINQ
14 24 (5.85%) Rendezvous
15 22 (5.37%) Task Parallel Library
16 21 (5.12%) AngularJS
17 18 (4.39%) Entity Framework
18 17 (4.15%) CSS
19 16 (3.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 88 (21.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 74 (18.05%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (12.44%) Fixed Income
4 40 (9.76%) Derivative
5 38 (9.27%) User Experience
6 24 (5.85%) Equities
7 18 (4.39%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (4.15%) Computer Science
9 15 (3.66%) Hedge funds
9 15 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (2.44%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.20%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.95%) Clustering
13 7 (1.71%) Video on Demand
14 6 (1.46%) N-Tier
14 6 (1.46%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (0.98%) Swaptions
16 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.93%) Windows
2 9 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.98%) Windows Phone
4 3 (0.73%) Linux
4 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.73%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.49%) Android
5 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.49%) Unix
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (33.41%) MVVM
2 117 (28.54%) Multithreading
3 114 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (25.85%) Electronic Trading
5 84 (20.49%) TDD
6 72 (17.56%) MVC
7 64 (15.61%) OO
8 55 (13.41%) Low Latency
9 47 (11.46%) Unit Testing
10 45 (10.98%) Market Making
10 45 (10.98%) Risk Management
11 41 (10.00%) Scrum
12 40 (9.76%) Algorithmic Trading
12 40 (9.76%) Performance Optimisation
13 36 (8.78%) OOD
14 33 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (7.32%) Software Engineering
16 29 (7.07%) BDD
17 26 (6.34%) Asset Management
18 24 (5.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 388 (94.63%) C#
2 122 (29.76%) SQL
3 59 (14.39%) C++
4 51 (12.44%) XAML
5 42 (10.24%) Java
6 37 (9.02%) JavaScript
7 34 (8.29%) VBA
8 32 (7.80%) T-SQL
9 19 (4.63%) PL/SQL
10 18 (4.39%) Python
11 13 (3.17%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.93%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.44%) VB
13 10 (2.44%) VBScript
14 3 (0.73%) PHP
15 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.49%) Perl
15 2 (0.49%) VB6
16 1 (0.24%) ES6
16 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (6.10%) Degree
2 4 (0.98%) ISEB
2 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.49%) MCSD
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.71%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) MiFID
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
3 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 96 (23.41%) Microsoft
2 80 (19.51%) Oracle
3 32 (7.80%) TIBCO
4 25 (6.10%) ION Trading
5 24 (5.85%) DevExpress
6 20 (4.88%) Reuters
6 20 (4.88%) Sybase
7 10 (2.44%) Syncfusion
8 9 (2.20%) Infragistics
9 7 (1.71%) VMware
10 6 (1.46%) Charles River
11 4 (0.98%) Murex
11 4 (0.98%) SimCorp
11 4 (0.98%) Telerik
12 3 (0.73%) Solace
12 3 (0.73%) Tableau
13 2 (0.49%) DataSynapse
13 2 (0.49%) Splunk
13 2 (0.49%) Teradata
14 1 (0.24%) Perforce
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