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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 303 168 213
Rank change year-on-year
-135 +45
Contract jobs citing WPF 144 324 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.63% 1.37% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 4.30% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 266 199
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.39 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +14.00%
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
7728 7530 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.55% 31.74% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 5533 5172
Median daily rate £450 £440 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -53 33 £550 - 17
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 330 (94.56%) C#
2 238 (68.19%) .NET
3 151 (43.27%) SQL Server
4 136 (38.97%) Front Office
5 122 (34.96%) Finance
5 122 (34.96%) SQL
6 121 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (33.81%) WCF
7 118 (33.81%) MVVM
8 108 (30.95%) Multithreading
9 101 (28.94%) Banking
10 91 (26.07%) TDD
11 77 (22.06%) WinForms
12 73 (20.92%) Microsoft
13 70 (20.06%) ASP.NET
13 70 (20.06%) MVC
14 68 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 68 (19.48%) Electronic Trading
15 64 (18.34%) .NET Framework
15 64 (18.34%) OO
16 57 (16.33%) Oracle
16 57 (16.33%) Investment Banking
17 54 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
18 51 (14.61%) Fixed Income
19 50 (14.33%) C++
20 49 (14.04%) Low Latency
21 48 (13.75%) XAML
22 46 (13.18%) Windows
23 45 (12.89%) Unit Testing
24 44 (12.61%) Continuous Integration

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 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.01%) IIS
3 4 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.86%) Confluence
4 3 (0.86%) Jetty
4 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.72%) RMDS
2 9 (2.58%) ION MarketView
3 6 (1.72%) Beauchamp
4 4 (1.15%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.86%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) Network Security
2 2 (0.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (43.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (6.30%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (3.15%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.86%) Power BI
12 2 (0.57%) Big Data
12 2 (0.57%) DB2
12 2 (0.57%) MS Access
12 2 (0.57%) MySQL
13 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (11.75%) NUnit
2 35 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (9.17%) Visual Studio
4 20 (5.73%) SpecFlow
4 20 (5.73%) Subversion
4 20 (5.73%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (3.44%) MSTest
7 11 (3.15%) Moq
8 9 (2.58%) MSBuild
9 8 (2.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 6 (1.72%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.72%) JIRA
11 5 (1.43%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.43%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.43%) Selenium
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.86%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.86%) JUnit
13 3 (0.86%) TestComplete
General
1 136 (38.97%) Front Office
2 122 (34.96%) Finance
3 101 (28.94%) Banking
4 57 (16.33%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.87%) Back Office
6 7 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (87.39%) Developer
2 241 (69.05%) C# Developer
3 113 (32.38%) WPF Developer
4 96 (27.51%) C# WPF Developer
5 79 (22.64%) .NET Developer
6 58 (16.62%) Senior Developer
7 52 (14.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 49 (14.04%) Senior C# Developer
9 33 (9.46%) Senior WPF Developer
10 29 (8.31%) SQL Developer
11 24 (6.88%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
11 24 (6.88%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 24 (6.88%) Front Office Developer
12 20 (5.73%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
13 18 (5.16%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 18 (5.16%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 17 (4.87%) C# GUI Developer
14 17 (4.87%) GUI Developer
15 15 (4.30%) ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (4.01%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (68.19%) .NET
2 118 (33.81%) WCF
3 77 (22.06%) WinForms
4 70 (20.06%) ASP.NET
5 64 (18.34%) .NET Framework
6 43 (12.32%) HTML
7 32 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (9.17%) FIX Protocol
8 30 (8.60%) HTML5
9 29 (8.31%) Reactive Extensions
10 27 (7.74%) XML
11 26 (7.45%) LINQ
12 25 (7.16%) Entity Framework
13 21 (6.02%) Web Services
14 20 (5.73%) AngularJS
15 19 (5.44%) Unity DI Container
16 18 (5.16%) Silverlight
17 15 (4.30%) Ajax
17 15 (4.30%) jQuery
17 15 (4.30%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 54 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (14.61%) Fixed Income
4 40 (11.46%) Derivative
5 27 (7.74%) User Experience
6 23 (6.59%) Computer Science
7 22 (6.30%) Hedge funds
8 21 (6.02%) Data Structures
8 21 (6.02%) Equities
9 20 (5.73%) Equity Derivative
10 16 (4.58%) Inversion of Control
11 13 (3.72%) Market Risk
12 12 (3.44%) Algorithms
13 11 (3.15%) N-Tier
14 9 (2.58%) Swaptions
15 5 (1.43%) Clustering
15 5 (1.43%) Video on Demand
16 4 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 4 (1.15%) Replication
16 4 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.18%) Windows
2 7 (2.01%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.72%) Android
3 6 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.43%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.15%) Windows Vista
6 3 (0.86%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (33.81%) MVVM
3 108 (30.95%) Multithreading
4 91 (26.07%) TDD
5 70 (20.06%) MVC
6 68 (19.48%) Electronic Trading
7 64 (18.34%) OO
8 49 (14.04%) Low Latency
9 45 (12.89%) Unit Testing
10 44 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (12.61%) Risk Management
11 38 (10.89%) Market Making
12 36 (10.32%) Scrum
13 33 (9.46%) Algorithmic Trading
14 30 (8.60%) BDD
14 30 (8.60%) Performance Optimisation
15 28 (8.02%) SDLC
16 27 (7.74%) OOD
17 20 (5.73%) Software Engineering
18 19 (5.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 330 (94.56%) C#
2 122 (34.96%) SQL
3 50 (14.33%) C++
4 48 (13.75%) XAML
5 40 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 26 (7.45%) Java
7 23 (6.59%) T-SQL
8 17 (4.87%) VBA
9 14 (4.01%) Python
10 12 (3.44%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.87%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.72%) PHP
14 2 (0.57%) ES6
14 2 (0.57%) Perl
14 2 (0.57%) VB
14 2 (0.57%) VBScript
15 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (6.59%) Degree
2 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.01%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 57 (16.33%) Oracle
3 22 (6.30%) TIBCO
4 20 (5.73%) DevExpress
5 17 (4.87%) ION Trading
5 17 (4.87%) Sybase
6 12 (3.44%) Reuters
6 12 (3.44%) Syncfusion
7 11 (3.15%) Infragistics
8 6 (1.72%) Charles River
9 4 (1.15%) SimCorp
9 4 (1.15%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.86%) Solace
10 3 (0.86%) Telerik
11 2 (0.57%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.57%) Splunk
11 2 (0.57%) Tableau
11 2 (0.57%) Teradata
12 1 (0.29%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
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