Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 171 212
Rank change year-on-year -50 +41 -20
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 19 79 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 1.12% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 70 17
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £513 £463 £450
90th Percentile £675 £653 £645
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £515
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -6.36%
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 6,477 6,677 5,853
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.40% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,059 5,308 4,649
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.32%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 91 65
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.52% -12.78%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.25 £12.81
90th Percentile £33.53 £31.00 £53.05
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +6.47% -12.82%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019, 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) TDD
4 13 (68.42%) Multithreading
4 13 (68.42%) Finance
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
5 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) WCF
6 11 (57.89%) MVVM
6 11 (57.89%) Entity Framework
6 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
6 11 (57.89%) SQL
7 10 (52.63%) OO
7 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (52.63%) Capital Modelling
7 10 (52.63%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
8 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (47.37%) Task Parallel Library
8 9 (47.37%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (47.37%) SOA
8 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
8 9 (47.37%) Degree
9 8 (42.11%) Financial Institution
10 4 (21.05%) Banking
11 3 (15.79%) Reactive Extensions
11 3 (15.79%) WinForms

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Redis
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
1 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Financial Institution
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) WCF
4 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 11 (57.89%) Entity Framework
5 9 (47.37%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (15.79%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (15.79%) WinForms
7 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.53%) React
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) JMS
8 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.26%) Node.js
8 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
8 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (5.26%) Vue.js
8 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) TDD
2 13 (68.42%) Multithreading
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) MVVM
5 10 (52.63%) Capital Modelling
5 10 (52.63%) OO
6 9 (47.37%) Mathematics
6 9 (47.37%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (47.37%) SOA
6 9 (47.37%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Complexity Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Technical Debt
8 1 (5.26%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) XAML
4 1 (5.26%) Go
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle