Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 136 117
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19 +19
Contract jobs citing WPF 125 92 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.78% 1.49% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 4.13% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 79 112
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.59% +0.05%
10th Percentile £413 £425 £401
90th Percentile £688 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £550
% change year-on-year - -4.59% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,665 2,227 2,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.96% 36.10% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,237 1,838 1,813
City of London median daily rate £515 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.80% +0.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £365 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £639 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.86 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.52% -42.94% +85.07%
10th Percentile £21.25 £23.98 £18.83
90th Percentile £61.73 £33.73 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.86 £43.57
% change year-on-year -13.52% -42.94% +59.19%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the City of London

WPF
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in the City of London

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in the City of London

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 4 - -
WPF
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for WPF.

1 121 (96.80%) C#
2 91 (72.80%) .NET
3 85 (68.00%) SQL Server
4 66 (52.80%) TDD
4 66 (52.80%) Multithreading
5 64 (51.20%) MVVM
6 60 (48.00%) WCF
7 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (44.00%) Finance
8 49 (39.20%) OO
9 47 (37.60%) SQL Server 2016
10 44 (35.20%) Degree
10 44 (35.20%) Greenfield Project
11 42 (33.60%) Mathematics
12 40 (32.00%) SQL
13 38 (30.40%) SOA
14 37 (29.60%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (26.40%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (25.60%) Task Parallel Library
16 32 (25.60%) Waterfall
16 32 (25.60%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (23.20%) OOA/OOD
18 22 (17.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 22 (17.60%) MVC
19 19 (15.20%) Banking
19 19 (15.20%) Entity Framework
19 19 (15.20%) Analytics
20 17 (13.60%) WinForms
21 15 (12.00%) Front Office
22 14 (11.20%) T-SQL

WPF
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 (0.80%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.80%) GemFire
1 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (25.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) Yarn
3 2 (1.60%) npm
4 1 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.80%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 47 (37.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 37 (29.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 33 (26.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.80%) Big Data
6 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.60%) HBase
9 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.60%) Power BI
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.80%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) TeamCity
2 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.00%) Subversion
3 4 (3.20%) JIRA
3 4 (3.20%) ReSharper
4 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.40%) Maven
4 3 (2.40%) NUnit
5 2 (1.60%) JUnit
5 2 (1.60%) Moq
5 2 (1.60%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.80%) LINQPad
6 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 55 (44.00%) Finance
2 19 (15.20%) Banking
3 15 (12.00%) Front Office
4 11 (8.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (93.60%) Developer
2 94 (75.20%) C# Developer
3 60 (48.00%) WPF Developer
4 57 (45.60%) C# WPF Developer
5 33 (26.40%) .NET Developer
6 17 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (12.00%) UI Developer
8 13 (10.40%) C# Pricing Developer
8 13 (10.40%) Pricing Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Agile Developer
11 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 3 (2.40%) Analyst
13 3 (2.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (72.80%) .NET
2 60 (48.00%) WCF
3 32 (25.60%) Task Parallel Library
4 19 (15.20%) Entity Framework
5 17 (13.60%) WinForms
6 13 (10.40%) .NET Framework
7 10 (8.00%) HTML
8 9 (7.20%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.60%) HTML5
10 7 (5.60%) JSON
10 7 (5.60%) Rendezvous
11 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.80%) LINQ
11 6 (4.80%) REST
11 6 (4.80%) Web Services
12 5 (4.00%) Reactive Extensions
13 4 (3.20%) CSS
13 4 (3.20%) TIBCO EMS
13 4 (3.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (35.20%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (17.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.60%) Fixed Income
4 11 (8.80%) Algorithms
5 9 (7.20%) Data Structures
6 8 (6.40%) Derivative
6 8 (6.40%) Hedge funds
7 7 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (4.80%) Market Risk
9 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.40%) User Experience
11 2 (1.60%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.60%) Equities
12 1 (0.80%) Clustering
12 1 (0.80%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.60%) Linux
1 7 (5.60%) Windows
2 6 (4.80%) Unix
3 2 (1.60%) Android
3 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.80%) Multithreading
1 66 (52.80%) TDD
2 64 (51.20%) MVVM
3 55 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (39.20%) OO
5 42 (33.60%) Mathematics
6 38 (30.40%) SOA
7 32 (25.60%) Waterfall
8 29 (23.20%) OOA/OOD
9 22 (17.60%) MVC
10 19 (15.20%) Analytics
11 14 (11.20%) Capital Modelling
12 13 (10.40%) Physics
13 12 (9.60%) Electronic Trading
13 12 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (9.60%) Unit Testing
14 11 (8.80%) OOP
15 10 (8.00%) OOD
16 9 (7.20%) Scrum
17 8 (6.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 121 (96.80%) C#
2 40 (32.00%) SQL
3 14 (11.20%) T-SQL
4 13 (10.40%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.80%) C++
6 9 (7.20%) Java
7 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.20%) C
8 4 (3.20%) Java 8
8 4 (3.20%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.20%) VBA
9 3 (2.40%) ES6
9 3 (2.40%) Perl
9 3 (2.40%) Python
9 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.60%) XAML
11 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (35.20%) Degree
2 3 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) MiFID
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.80%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle
2 9 (7.20%) TIBCO
3 7 (5.60%) Telerik
4 4 (3.20%) DevExpress
5 3 (2.40%) FXall
5 3 (2.40%) Reuters
6 2 (1.60%) Solace
6 2 (1.60%) Sybase
6 2 (1.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.80%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Informatica
7 1 (0.80%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.80%) Murex
7 1 (0.80%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.80%) RedGate
7 1 (0.80%) SunGard
7 1 (0.80%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.80%) Xamarin