Period
to 4 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 4 August 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 369 240 383
Rank change year-on-year -129 +143 -124
Contract jobs citing WPF 170 142 224
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.91% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 2.38% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 108 205
10th Percentile £513 £393 £317
25th Percentile £613 £481 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £625 £550
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +13.64% -4.35%
75th Percentile £725 £713 £675
90th Percentile £813 £750 £700
England median daily rate £650 £600 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% +26.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £47.12 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.42 £42.00
% change year-on-year -3.05% +10.51% -9.86%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 10,866 5,973 14,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.64% 38.41% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,082 4,431 11,060
10th Percentile £400 £375 £375
25th Percentile £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £636 £601
90th Percentile £725 £713 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 60
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.90 £13.28
25th Percentile £35.00 £32.00 £33.81
Median hourly rate £49.00 £47.00 £49.57
Median % change year-on-year +4.26% -5.18% +16.62%
75th Percentile £65.00 £63.00 £55.00
90th Percentile £68.86 £67.91 £68.88
England median hourly rate £47.25 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.43%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in London

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WPF in London.

Daily rate trend for WPF in London

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WPF in London over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for WPF in London

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing WPF in London.

Hourly rate trend for WPF in London

WPF
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 4 August 2021. 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 -30 19 £625 +19.05% 19
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for WPF.

1 163 (95.88%) C#
2 158 (92.94%) .NET
3 129 (75.88%) SQL
4 84 (49.41%) Oracle
5 71 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (40.59%) Banking
7 66 (38.82%) Front Office
8 63 (37.06%) SQL Server
9 60 (35.29%) TDD
9 60 (35.29%) WCF
10 58 (34.12%) .NET Framework
11 56 (32.94%) Full Stack Development
12 50 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 48 (28.24%) Multithreading
14 44 (25.88%) Finance
15 38 (22.35%) TeamCity
16 37 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (21.76%) WinForms
17 35 (20.59%) Microsoft
18 34 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 34 (20.00%) HTML
18 34 (20.00%) Scrum
18 34 (20.00%) Social Skills
18 34 (20.00%) .NET Core
19 33 (19.41%) Java
19 33 (19.41%) Reactive Extensions
20 32 (18.82%) ASP.NET
21 27 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
22 26 (15.29%) Derivative
22 26 (15.29%) React

WPF
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 17 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (4.71%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (3.53%) Apache
4 4 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Global One
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.65%) Azure
2 7 (4.12%) AWS
3 3 (1.76%) GitHub
3 3 (1.76%) NuGet
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 2 (1.18%) Serverless
5 1 (0.59%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.59%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.65%) RTMP
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) Skype
3 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (37.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.29%) Redis
6 6 (3.53%) Apache Ignite
6 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.59%) KDB
10 1 (0.59%) MySQL
10 1 (0.59%) Power BI
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) TeamCity
2 19 (11.18%) Subversion
3 18 (10.59%) Jenkins
4 16 (9.41%) Git (software)
5 13 (7.65%) JIRA
6 11 (6.47%) Moq
7 10 (5.88%) NUnit
7 10 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (4.71%) LINQPad
9 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.18%) Toad
9 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.59%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.59%) MSI
10 1 (0.59%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
General
1 69 (40.59%) Banking
2 66 (38.82%) Front Office
3 44 (25.88%) Finance
4 34 (20.00%) Social Skills
5 25 (14.71%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 112 (65.88%) Developer
2 72 (42.35%) C# Developer
3 48 (28.24%) .NET Developer
4 43 (25.29%) Consultant
4 43 (25.29%) Senior Consultant
5 33 (19.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (13.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (12.94%) Senior .NET Consultant
8 20 (11.76%) WPF Developer
9 19 (11.18%) Full Stack Developer
10 18 (10.59%) C# WPF Developer
11 16 (9.41%) HTML Developer
12 15 (8.82%) Front Office Developer
13 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
14 11 (6.47%) React Developer
15 9 (5.29%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
15 9 (5.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 8 (4.71%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
17 7 (4.12%) Agile .NET Developer
17 7 (4.12%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (92.94%) .NET
2 60 (35.29%) WCF
3 58 (34.12%) .NET Framework
4 37 (21.76%) WinForms
5 34 (20.00%) .NET Core
5 34 (20.00%) HTML
6 33 (19.41%) Reactive Extensions
7 32 (18.82%) ASP.NET
8 26 (15.29%) React
9 23 (13.53%) HTML5
10 21 (12.35%) ASP.NET Core
10 21 (12.35%) CSS
11 17 (10.00%) Silverlight
12 16 (9.41%) AngularJS
13 11 (6.47%) RESTful
13 11 (6.47%) Web Services
14 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (5.88%) Node.js
15 8 (4.71%) OpenFin
16 7 (4.12%) NW.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (15.29%) Derivative
3 17 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.29%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.12%) User Experience
6 6 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.35%) Equities
9 3 (1.76%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.59%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.59%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.59%) Legacy Applications
11 1 (0.59%) Legacy Code
11 1 (0.59%) Legacy Systems
11 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.29%) TDD
3 56 (32.94%) Full Stack Development
4 48 (28.24%) Multithreading
5 37 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (20.00%) Scrum
7 27 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (12.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 22 (12.94%) Machine Learning
9 22 (12.94%) Multithreaded Programming
9 22 (12.94%) Natural Language Processing
10 21 (12.35%) SOA
11 20 (11.76%) MVVM
12 18 (10.59%) Unit Testing
13 17 (10.00%) DevOps
14 16 (9.41%) BDD
15 14 (8.24%) Electronic Trading
15 14 (8.24%) Microservices
16 13 (7.65%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 163 (95.88%) C#
2 129 (75.88%) SQL
3 50 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 33 (19.41%) Java
5 25 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 24 (14.12%) TypeScript
7 21 (12.35%) Python
8 15 (8.82%) XAML
9 11 (6.47%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.12%) ES6
12 2 (1.18%) VB
12 2 (1.18%) VBA
13 1 (0.59%) C++
13 1 (0.59%) F#
13 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) Ansible
2 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 84 (49.41%) Oracle
2 35 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.88%) DevExpress
4 9 (5.29%) RedGate
5 2 (1.18%) Citrix
5 2 (1.18%) IBM
5 2 (1.18%) Sybase
5 2 (1.18%) Syncfusion
5 2 (1.18%) TIBCO