Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £585 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 525 409
Rank change year-on-year +135 -116 +46
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 249 95 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 88 180
London median daily rate £585 £508 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.27% -10.96% +3.64%
10th Percentile £414 £350 £371
90th Percentile £675 £625 £675
England median daily rate £550 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 - -
England median hourly rate £46.42 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +9.21% -2.86% +10.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured WPF Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in London

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in London

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF Developer in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF Developer in London

WPF Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF Developer in London

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Central London +48 70 £525 -4.55% 6
East London -5 5 £550 +51.72%
North London - 1 - - 2
South London - 1 - -
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 London region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 249 (100.00%) WPF
2 241 (96.79%) C#
3 150 (60.24%) .NET
4 121 (48.59%) MVVM
5 109 (43.78%) SQL Server
6 96 (38.55%) WCF
7 87 (34.94%) SQL
8 85 (34.14%) Front Office
9 80 (32.13%) Banking
10 77 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (30.92%) Multithreading
11 74 (29.72%) Finance
12 58 (23.29%) TDD
13 52 (20.88%) OO
14 50 (20.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 47 (18.88%) Derivative
16 44 (17.67%) Greenfield Project
17 37 (14.86%) .NET Framework
17 37 (14.86%) Electronic Trading
18 36 (14.46%) Fixed Income
19 34 (13.65%) WinForms
19 34 (13.65%) AngularJS
20 32 (12.85%) Investment Banking
20 32 (12.85%) Reactive Extensions
20 32 (12.85%) SQL Server 2012
21 30 (12.05%) HTML
22 29 (11.65%) Task Parallel Library
22 29 (11.65%) Unit Testing
22 29 (11.65%) Degree
22 29 (11.65%) Mathematics

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (4.42%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (4.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.80%) Confluence
4 2 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.42%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (1.20%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (43.78%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (9.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 21 (8.43%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.22%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.82%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.81%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.80%) Blockchain
13 2 (0.80%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.80%) Redis
14 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.43%) JIRA
2 16 (6.43%) Subversion
3 10 (4.02%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.61%) NUnit
5 7 (2.81%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.01%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.01%) Maven
6 5 (2.01%) MSTest
6 5 (2.01%) Robot Framework
7 4 (1.61%) Moq
7 4 (1.61%) MSBuild
7 4 (1.61%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 85 (34.14%) Front Office
2 80 (32.13%) Banking
3 74 (29.72%) Finance
4 32 (12.85%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.81%) Back Office
6 4 (1.61%) Advertising
6 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Digital Economy
7 3 (1.20%) Marketing
8 2 (0.80%) Law
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.80%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.80%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (100.00%) WPF
2 150 (60.24%) .NET
3 96 (38.55%) WCF
4 37 (14.86%) .NET Framework
5 34 (13.65%) AngularJS
5 34 (13.65%) WinForms
6 32 (12.85%) Reactive Extensions
7 30 (12.05%) HTML
8 29 (11.65%) Task Parallel Library
9 24 (9.64%) HTML5
10 16 (6.43%) Entity Framework
11 13 (5.22%) LINQ
12 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET
12 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (4.42%) Unity DI Container
14 10 (4.02%) TIBCO EMS
15 9 (3.61%) Angular 2
15 9 (3.61%) XML
16 8 (3.21%) CSS
16 8 (3.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (18.88%) Derivative
3 44 (17.67%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (14.46%) Fixed Income
5 26 (10.44%) Computer Science
6 23 (9.24%) Market Risk
7 21 (8.43%) Data Structures
8 19 (7.63%) Equities
9 18 (7.23%) Algorithms
9 18 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (4.82%) Hedge funds
11 11 (4.42%) Credit Risk
12 10 (4.02%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (4.02%) User Experience
13 9 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (2.81%) N-Tier
15 3 (1.20%) Fintech
16 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
16 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.82%) Linux
2 11 (4.42%) Windows
3 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.20%) Unix
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (48.59%) MVVM
2 77 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.92%) Multithreading
3 58 (23.29%) TDD
4 52 (20.88%) OO
5 37 (14.86%) Electronic Trading
6 29 (11.65%) Mathematics
6 29 (11.65%) Unit Testing
7 25 (10.04%) Analytics
8 24 (9.64%) Scrum
8 24 (9.64%) SOA
9 23 (9.24%) OOD
10 20 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (7.63%) Greeks
12 16 (6.43%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (6.02%) Low Latency
13 15 (6.02%) Multithreaded Programming
14 14 (5.62%) Integration Testing
14 14 (5.62%) MVC
15 12 (4.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 241 (96.79%) C#
2 87 (34.94%) SQL
3 25 (10.04%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.43%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.03%) Java
6 14 (5.62%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.22%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.81%) C++
9 6 (2.41%) XAML
10 5 (2.01%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) VBA
12 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (11.65%) Degree
2 7 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.80%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.01%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) MiFID
3 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (11.24%) Oracle
2 13 (5.22%) DevExpress
3 12 (4.82%) Charles River
4 11 (4.42%) SimCorp
4 11 (4.42%) TIBCO
5 9 (3.61%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.81%) Bloomberg
6 7 (2.81%) Infragistics
7 5 (2.01%) MarketAxess
7 5 (2.01%) Sybase
7 5 (2.01%) Tradeweb
8 4 (1.61%) Telerik
9 3 (1.20%) Murex
9 3 (1.20%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.80%) Cadence
10 2 (0.80%) IBM
10 2 (0.80%) Reuters
10 2 (0.80%) Solace
10 2 (0.80%) Typemock
11 1 (0.40%) RedGate