Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 192 200
Rank change year-on-year -34 +8 +35
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 32 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.77% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 36
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -14.58% +6.67%
10th Percentile £461 £429 £434
90th Percentile £591 £649 £681
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £600
% change year-on-year +2.44% -14.58% +6.67%
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 6,633 6,264 6,483
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.53% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 4,800 5,208
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 76 71
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -4.04% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.30 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £30.00 £30.38 £35.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.05% -1.63% +5.56%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 30 (93.75%) C#
3 26 (81.25%) .NET
4 22 (68.75%) Multithreading
5 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
5 21 (65.63%) MVVM
6 20 (62.50%) Finance
6 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (59.38%) TDD
7 19 (59.38%) WCF
8 18 (56.25%) Waterfall
8 18 (56.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (56.25%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (53.13%) Mathematics
9 17 (53.13%) Degree
9 17 (53.13%) SOA
10 16 (50.00%) OO
10 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (46.88%) Task Parallel Library
11 15 (46.88%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (37.50%) SQL
13 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 4 (12.50%) MVC
14 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
15 3 (9.38%) User Experience

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 (3.13%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 18 (56.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.25%) Power BI
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 26 (81.25%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) WCF
4 15 (46.88%) Task Parallel Library
5 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ
8 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
3 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Multithreading
2 21 (65.63%) MVVM
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) TDD
5 18 (56.25%) Waterfall
6 17 (53.13%) Mathematics
6 17 (53.13%) SOA
7 16 (50.00%) OO
8 15 (46.88%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.38%) System Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Analytics
11 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.25%) Capital Modelling
11 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
11 2 (6.25%) Physics
11 2 (6.25%) Scrum
11 2 (6.25%) SDLC
11 2 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Sophis