Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 193 230
Rank change year-on-year -34 +37 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 28 59 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.85% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.90% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 17
City of London median daily rate £538 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -4.35% +2.22%
10th Percentile £463 £423 £448
90th Percentile £669 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £545 £550
% change year-on-year -3.67% -0.91% -2.22%
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 6,703 6,569 6,341
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.79% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,302 5,168 5,053
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £464
% change year-on-year - +7.87% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.72%

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 October 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 October 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 28 (100.00%) WPF
2 27 (96.43%) C#
3 20 (71.43%) .NET
4 18 (64.29%) Finance
4 18 (64.29%) Multithreading
4 18 (64.29%) WCF
5 17 (60.71%) TDD
6 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (57.14%) MVVM
7 15 (53.57%) SQL
7 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
8 14 (50.00%) Degree
8 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (46.43%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (46.43%) OO
10 12 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (42.86%) SOA
10 12 (42.86%) Mathematics
10 12 (42.86%) Task Parallel Library
10 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
10 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (28.57%) Entity Framework
11 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
12 7 (25.00%) Capital Modelling
13 5 (17.86%) Financial Institution
13 5 (17.86%) Front Office
14 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (10.71%) Java

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 (3.57%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Financial Institution
2 5 (17.86%) Front Office
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) WPF
2 20 (71.43%) .NET
3 18 (64.29%) WCF
4 12 (42.86%) Task Parallel Library
5 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 8 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.71%) WinForms
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.14%) React
7 2 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) HTML5
8 1 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.57%) LINQ
8 1 (3.57%) Node.js
8 1 (3.57%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (3.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.57%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Multithreading
2 17 (60.71%) TDD
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) MVVM
4 13 (46.43%) OO
5 12 (42.86%) Mathematics
5 12 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
5 12 (42.86%) SOA
5 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 7 (25.00%) Capital Modelling
7 2 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.57%) Sophis
2 1 (3.57%) TIBCO