The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.52% 3.31% 1.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 12.90% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £575 £390 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.43% -17.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £352 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £574 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +77.08% -40.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 31 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 28.79% 25.62% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 27
Median daily rate £513 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Canary Wharf

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Infragistics
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Market Risk
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Market Risk
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Infragistics
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft