Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 205 230
Rank change year-on-year +18 +25 +30
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 49 39 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.59% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 64
City of London median daily rate £513 £606 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.46% +5.43% -4.17%
10th Percentile £424 £437 £406
90th Percentile £626 £688 £673
London median daily rate £525 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £47.83 - -

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 6268 6562 10812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.74% 95.27% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 5301 8265
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 82 170
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.52 £11.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £30.07 £32.23 £37.01
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 49 (100.00%) WPF
2 48 (97.96%) C#
3 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
4 37 (75.51%) MVVM
5 34 (69.39%) TDD
6 32 (65.31%) Multithreading
7 24 (48.98%) Entity Framework
8 22 (44.90%) .NET
9 19 (38.78%) Analytics
9 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
9 19 (38.78%) Physics
9 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2016
10 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (36.73%) MVC
10 18 (36.73%) Finance
11 17 (34.69%) Capital Modelling
12 14 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (26.53%) WCF
14 12 (24.49%) SQL
15 11 (22.45%) Front Office
16 10 (20.41%) Banking
17 8 (16.33%) OO
18 7 (14.29%) Derivative
19 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
19 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
19 6 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
19 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
20 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
20 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
20 5 (10.20%) Infragistics

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 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.12%) NUnit
2 3 (6.12%) ReSharper
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Moq
3 2 (4.08%) MSTest
3 2 (4.08%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) NCrunch
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Front Office
3 10 (20.41%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Economy
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) WPF
2 24 (48.98%) Entity Framework
3 22 (44.90%) .NET
4 13 (26.53%) WCF
5 5 (10.20%) WinForms
6 4 (8.16%) Caliburn.Micro
6 4 (8.16%) LINQ
6 4 (8.16%) Task Parallel Library
6 4 (8.16%) Unity DI Container
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.12%) HTML
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.08%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (4.08%) HTML5
8 2 (4.08%) NHibernate
8 2 (4.08%) Ninject
8 2 (4.08%) REST
8 2 (4.08%) RESTful
9 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (14.29%) Derivative
3 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.04%) Equities
6 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) MVVM
2 34 (69.39%) TDD
3 32 (65.31%) Multithreading
4 19 (38.78%) Analytics
4 19 (38.78%) Mathematics
4 19 (38.78%) Physics
5 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (36.73%) MVC
6 17 (34.69%) Capital Modelling
7 8 (16.33%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.12%) BDD
9 3 (6.12%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (6.12%) OOD
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Java
4 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) XAML
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Infragistics
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.08%) Telerik
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Cadence
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) Xamarin
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago