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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 287 196 200
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +4
Contract jobs citing WPF 150 278 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 1.18% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 3.75% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 227 205
Median daily rate £550 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.22% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
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
7353 7410 7308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.22% 31.47% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5396 5212
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £592 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 44
Median hourly rate £44.13 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.13% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -35 23 £550 - 11
Docklands, London - 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 370 (95.12%) C#
2 262 (67.35%) .NET
3 158 (40.62%) Front Office
4 154 (39.59%) SQL Server
5 136 (34.96%) MVVM
6 134 (34.45%) Finance
7 124 (31.88%) SQL
7 124 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
8 121 (31.11%) WCF
9 115 (29.56%) Multithreading
10 100 (25.71%) Banking
11 94 (24.16%) WinForms
12 89 (22.88%) Electronic Trading
13 88 (22.62%) TDD
13 88 (22.62%) Microsoft
14 87 (22.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 76 (19.54%) Oracle
16 68 (17.48%) MVC
17 67 (17.22%) ASP.NET
17 67 (17.22%) .NET Framework
18 64 (16.45%) OO
19 63 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
20 59 (15.17%) C++
20 59 (15.17%) Fixed Income
21 55 (14.14%) Investment Banking
22 54 (13.88%) Low Latency
23 51 (13.11%) XAML
24 47 (12.08%) Risk Management
25 46 (11.83%) NUnit
25 46 (11.83%) Windows

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 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.80%) IIS
4 5 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.77%) Jetty
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.51%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.86%) MS Office
3 6 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.14%) RMDS
2 14 (3.60%) ION MarketView
3 6 (1.54%) Beauchamp
4 4 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.77%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.54%) HTTP
2 3 (0.77%) Network Security
3 1 (0.26%) Extranet
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (39.59%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (8.23%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (4.37%) RDBMS
5 17 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.80%) MySQL
8 7 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.51%) Big Data
10 2 (0.51%) DB2
10 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.51%) MS Access
11 1 (0.26%) Event Store
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 46 (11.83%) NUnit
2 37 (9.51%) Visual Studio
3 33 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (4.88%) SpecFlow
4 19 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 14 (3.60%) Subversion
6 12 (3.08%) MSTest
6 12 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (2.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 10 (2.57%) Moq
9 9 (2.31%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.06%) JIRA
11 7 (1.80%) Git (software)
12 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.29%) Selenium
13 4 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (1.03%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.77%) JUnit
14 3 (0.77%) Mockito
14 3 (0.77%) TestNG
General
1 158 (40.62%) Front Office
2 134 (34.45%) Finance
3 100 (25.71%) Banking
4 55 (14.14%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.83%) Back Office
6 5 (1.29%) Advertising
6 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.03%) Retail
8 2 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 336 (86.38%) Developer
2 264 (67.87%) C# Developer
3 125 (32.13%) WPF Developer
4 107 (27.51%) C# WPF Developer
5 85 (21.85%) .NET Developer
6 55 (14.14%) Senior Developer
7 53 (13.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (12.08%) Senior C# Developer
9 35 (9.00%) Senior WPF Developer
10 32 (8.23%) Front Office Developer
11 29 (7.46%) SQL Developer
12 26 (6.68%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
12 26 (6.68%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 25 (6.43%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
14 24 (6.17%) C# GUI Developer
14 24 (6.17%) GUI Developer
15 15 (3.86%) UX Developer
16 13 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (3.34%) Java Developer
17 12 (3.08%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (67.35%) .NET
2 121 (31.11%) WCF
3 94 (24.16%) WinForms
4 67 (17.22%) .NET Framework
4 67 (17.22%) ASP.NET
5 43 (11.05%) HTML
6 42 (10.80%) Reactive Extensions
7 40 (10.28%) FIX Protocol
8 32 (8.23%) XML
9 31 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (7.46%) HTML5
10 29 (7.46%) Web Services
11 27 (6.94%) Unity DI Container
12 24 (6.17%) LINQ
13 23 (5.91%) Rendezvous
14 22 (5.66%) Entity Framework
15 21 (5.40%) AngularJS
16 20 (5.14%) Task Parallel Library
17 17 (4.37%) Silverlight
18 15 (3.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 87 (22.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 63 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (15.17%) Fixed Income
4 43 (11.05%) Derivative
5 34 (8.74%) User Experience
6 23 (5.91%) Computer Science
7 22 (5.66%) Equities
8 21 (5.40%) Hedge funds
9 19 (4.88%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (3.86%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (3.60%) Data Structures
12 9 (2.31%) Algorithms
12 9 (2.31%) Swaptions
13 8 (2.06%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.80%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.80%) Video on Demand
14 7 (1.80%) Visualisation
15 5 (1.29%) Clustering
16 4 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.83%) Windows
2 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.77%) Windows Phone
3 3 (0.77%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.51%) Android
4 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.51%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.26%) Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (34.96%) MVVM
2 124 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (29.56%) Multithreading
4 89 (22.88%) Electronic Trading
5 88 (22.62%) TDD
6 68 (17.48%) MVC
7 64 (16.45%) OO
8 54 (13.88%) Low Latency
9 47 (12.08%) Risk Management
10 43 (11.05%) Market Making
11 42 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (10.80%) Unit Testing
12 40 (10.28%) Performance Optimisation
13 38 (9.77%) Algorithmic Trading
14 37 (9.51%) OOD
14 37 (9.51%) Scrum
15 30 (7.71%) BDD
16 26 (6.68%) SDLC
17 25 (6.43%) Software Engineering
18 22 (5.66%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (95.12%) C#
2 124 (31.88%) SQL
3 59 (15.17%) C++
4 51 (13.11%) XAML
5 38 (9.77%) JavaScript
6 35 (9.00%) Java
7 30 (7.71%) VBA
8 27 (6.94%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.63%) Python
10 17 (4.37%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.08%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.31%) VB
12 9 (2.31%) VBScript
13 6 (1.54%) PHP
14 3 (0.77%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.51%) ES6
15 2 (0.51%) Perl
15 2 (0.51%) VB6
16 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (7.20%) Degree
2 2 (0.51%) ISEB
2 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.51%) MCSD
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.31%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 88 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 76 (19.54%) Oracle
3 30 (7.71%) TIBCO
4 26 (6.68%) DevExpress
5 24 (6.17%) ION Trading
6 22 (5.66%) Sybase
7 19 (4.88%) Reuters
8 11 (2.83%) Infragistics
8 11 (2.83%) Syncfusion
9 6 (1.54%) Charles River
10 4 (1.03%) SimCorp
11 3 (0.77%) Murex
11 3 (0.77%) Solace
11 3 (0.77%) Telerik
11 3 (0.77%) VMware
12 2 (0.51%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.51%) Splunk
12 2 (0.51%) Tableau
12 2 (0.51%) Teradata
13 1 (0.26%) Perforce
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