The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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) Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 134 172
Rank change year-on-year +1 +38  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 33 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.85% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 29
Median daily rate £513 £613 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.32% +6.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £448 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £320
% change year-on-year +17.18% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3104 3292 5205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.27% 94.95% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 2668 3931
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 76
Median hourly rate £19.16 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.22% +11.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £34.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in the City of London

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in the City of London

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF Developer in the City of London

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) WPF
2 47 (97.92%) C#
3 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 36 (75.00%) MVVM
5 35 (72.92%) TDD
6 33 (68.75%) Multithreading
7 24 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 24 (50.00%) Analytics
7 24 (50.00%) Mathematics
7 24 (50.00%) Physics
7 24 (50.00%) .NET
8 21 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (35.42%) MVC
10 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (29.17%) Capital Modelling
11 13 (27.08%) WCF
12 12 (25.00%) Finance
12 12 (25.00%) SQL
13 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
14 9 (18.75%) Banking
15 8 (16.67%) Front Office
15 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
15 8 (16.67%) Data Analytics
16 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
16 6 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
16 6 (12.50%) WinForms
17 5 (10.42%) Microsoft

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.25%) NUnit
2 3 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.17%) NCrunch
3 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) Moq
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) WPF
2 24 (50.00%) .NET
2 24 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 13 (27.08%) WCF
4 8 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
5 6 (12.50%) WinForms
6 5 (10.42%) Caliburn.Micro
6 5 (10.42%) LINQ
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.25%) REST
7 3 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (4.17%) Dapper ORM
8 2 (4.17%) JSON
8 2 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.08%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (2.08%) Ninject
9 1 (2.08%) RESTful
9 1 (2.08%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (10.42%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 4 (8.33%) Derivative
4 3 (6.25%) Fintech
4 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Equities
5 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) MVVM
2 35 (72.92%) TDD
3 33 (68.75%) Multithreading
4 24 (50.00%) Analytics
4 24 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 24 (50.00%) Physics
5 17 (35.42%) MVC
6 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (29.17%) Capital Modelling
7 8 (16.67%) Data Analytics
8 6 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.33%) OO
10 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
11 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
11 2 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (4.17%) DevOps
11 2 (4.17%) Garbage Collection
11 2 (4.17%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) C#
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.25%) XAML
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) DevExpress
2 3 (6.25%) Infragistics
2 3 (6.25%) Telerik
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe
3 2 (4.17%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago