Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 213 199
Rank change year-on-year +40 -14 +44
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 79 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 0.32% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 17 38
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -6.38%
10th Percentile £463 £450 £482
90th Percentile £653 £645 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £550
% change year-on-year +1.94% -6.36% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,719 5,893 6,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.24% 95.51% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,340 4,677 5,250
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 67 99
City of London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.89 £19.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.35% -10.53% +17.59%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.84 £11.90
90th Percentile £30.93 £55.00 £41.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.13 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.69% -12.18% +18.18%

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured WPF Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) WPF
2 78 (98.73%) C#
3 55 (69.62%) .NET
4 54 (68.35%) SQL Server
5 47 (59.49%) TDD
6 45 (56.96%) MVVM
7 42 (53.16%) Multithreading
8 39 (49.37%) WCF
9 38 (48.10%) Mathematics
9 38 (48.10%) OO
10 36 (45.57%) Greenfield Project
11 35 (44.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 33 (41.77%) Degree
13 29 (36.71%) Finance
14 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (31.65%) SOA
16 23 (29.11%) Task Parallel Library
17 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2014
17 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (26.58%) Waterfall
18 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (26.58%) OOA/OOD
19 17 (21.52%) SQL
19 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
20 14 (17.72%) WinForms
20 14 (17.72%) Banking
20 14 (17.72%) MVC
20 14 (17.72%) Front Office
20 14 (17.72%) Analytics
21 13 (16.46%) Data Structures

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 4 (5.06%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.27%) GemFire
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (68.35%) SQL Server
2 35 (44.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (27.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.27%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Subversion
2 2 (2.53%) LINQPad
2 2 (2.53%) Moq
2 2 (2.53%) NUnit
2 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
2 14 (17.72%) Front Office
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) WPF
2 55 (69.62%) .NET
3 39 (49.37%) WCF
4 23 (29.11%) Task Parallel Library
5 14 (17.72%) WinForms
6 13 (16.46%) Entity Framework
7 10 (12.66%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.33%) LINQ
8 5 (6.33%) Reactive Extensions
9 4 (5.06%) HTML
9 4 (5.06%) Rendezvous
9 4 (5.06%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.80%) JSON
10 3 (3.80%) Middleware
10 3 (3.80%) REST
10 3 (3.80%) Web Services
10 3 (3.80%) XML
11 2 (2.53%) HTML5
11 2 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 36 (45.57%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
3 13 (16.46%) Algorithms
3 13 (16.46%) Data Structures
4 9 (11.39%) Hedge funds
5 8 (10.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (6.33%) Derivative
7 3 (3.80%) Equities
7 3 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (3.80%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (2.53%) Swaptions
9 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.27%) Exotic Derivative
9 1 (1.27%) Fintech
9 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) TDD
2 45 (56.96%) MVVM
3 42 (53.16%) Multithreading
4 38 (48.10%) Mathematics
4 38 (48.10%) OO
5 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (31.65%) SOA
7 21 (26.58%) OOA/OOD
7 21 (26.58%) Waterfall
8 14 (17.72%) Analytics
8 14 (17.72%) MVC
9 13 (16.46%) Capital Modelling
9 13 (16.46%) OOD
9 13 (16.46%) Physics
10 11 (13.92%) OOP
11 9 (11.39%) Pair Programming
12 8 (10.13%) Electronic Trading
13 5 (6.33%) Garbage Collection
13 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (98.73%) C#
2 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.80%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) MiFID
2 1 (1.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.80%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.53%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) Infragistics
4 2 (2.53%) RedGate
4 2 (2.53%) Syncfusion
4 2 (2.53%) Telerik
4 2 (2.53%) Typemock
5 1 (1.27%) Cadence
5 1 (1.27%) MarketAxess
5 1 (1.27%) Murex
5 1 (1.27%) Reuters
5 1 (1.27%) Solace
5 1 (1.27%) Tradeweb