Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 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
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 292 197
Rank change year-on-year +70 -95 +21
Contract jobs citing WPF 491 361 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 0.80% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 2.43% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 311 476
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £413 £369 £363
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
England median daily rate £513 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 2
London median hourly rate £47.83 - £47.83
England median hourly rate £47.67 £11.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +333.32% -74.42% +14.67%

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15530 14866 14464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 36.35% 32.92% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11544 11231 10453
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 55 93
London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £18.95 £19.00 £13.60
90th Percentile £52.55 £56.88 £66.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +9.59% -1.35% +5.71%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in London

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in London

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in London

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 20 August 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 +24 110 £540 +0.47% 21
South London - 14 - -
East London -2 7 £555 +38.75% 1
West London +34 2 £381 -23.06% 1
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WPF.

1 460 (93.69%) C#
2 306 (62.32%) .NET
3 209 (42.57%) Finance
4 196 (39.92%) TDD
5 195 (39.71%) SQL Server
6 194 (39.51%) SQL
7 192 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
8 190 (38.70%) Front Office
9 183 (37.27%) Banking
10 171 (34.83%) WCF
11 167 (34.01%) MVVM
12 147 (29.94%) Multithreading
13 99 (20.16%) JavaScript
14 95 (19.35%) HTML
15 93 (18.94%) Java
16 89 (18.13%) Microsoft
17 87 (17.72%) Investment Banking
18 85 (17.31%) WinForms
19 81 (16.50%) MVC
20 77 (15.68%) Fixed Income
21 73 (14.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 73 (14.87%) OO
22 70 (14.26%) HTML5
23 66 (13.44%) .NET Framework
24 64 (13.03%) Oracle
24 64 (13.03%) AngularJS
25 62 (12.63%) Derivative
26 61 (12.42%) ASP.NET
27 59 (12.02%) Scrum
28 58 (11.81%) Dependency Injection

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 13 (2.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (1.43%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.22%) IIS
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.81%) CMS
6 2 (0.41%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (4.07%) ION MarketView
2 11 (2.24%) RMDS
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Endur
4 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
2 3 (0.61%) PaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.41%) PPP
2 1 (0.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.13%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.09%) NoSQL
5 21 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (4.07%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (3.67%) Big Data
8 18 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 17 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (2.65%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.24%) Redis
12 10 (2.04%) Power BI
13 9 (1.83%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.43%) Sybase ASE
16 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (7.74%) NUnit
2 30 (6.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (5.30%) Mockito
4 23 (4.68%) JUnit
5 22 (4.48%) Subversion
6 20 (4.07%) Git (software)
6 20 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 19 (3.87%) TestNG
8 17 (3.46%) TeamCity
9 15 (3.05%) JIRA
9 15 (3.05%) MSTest
10 13 (2.65%) Maven
11 12 (2.44%) Jenkins
12 11 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.83%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (1.43%) Gradle
15 6 (1.22%) Moq
16 5 (1.02%) CruiseControl
16 5 (1.02%) LINQPad
General
1 209 (42.57%) Finance
2 190 (38.70%) Front Office
3 183 (37.27%) Banking
4 87 (17.72%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.87%) Marketing
6 16 (3.26%) Back Office
7 9 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.43%) Advertising
9 6 (1.22%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.81%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.61%) Legal
11 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
12 2 (0.41%) Retail
12 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 455 (92.67%) Developer
2 345 (70.26%) C# Developer
3 219 (44.60%) WPF Developer
4 185 (37.68%) C# WPF Developer
5 129 (26.27%) .NET Developer
6 79 (16.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 74 (15.07%) Senior Developer
8 46 (9.37%) Front Office Developer
9 45 (9.16%) Senior C# Developer
10 44 (8.96%) SQL Developer
10 44 (8.96%) UI Developer
11 34 (6.92%) WCF Developer
12 33 (6.72%) C# WCF Developer
13 32 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
14 30 (6.11%) WinForms Developer
15 28 (5.70%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 27 (5.50%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
16 27 (5.50%) C# GUI Developer
16 27 (5.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 27 (5.50%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (62.32%) .NET
2 171 (34.83%) WCF
3 95 (19.35%) HTML
4 85 (17.31%) WinForms
5 70 (14.26%) HTML5
6 66 (13.44%) .NET Framework
7 64 (13.03%) AngularJS
8 61 (12.42%) ASP.NET
9 37 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 37 (7.54%) Entity Framework
10 36 (7.33%) Reactive Extensions
11 33 (6.72%) CSS
11 33 (6.72%) Task Parallel Library
12 31 (6.31%) Silverlight
13 27 (5.50%) LINQ
14 26 (5.30%) React
15 25 (5.09%) XML
16 19 (3.87%) Guice
16 19 (3.87%) Unity DI Container
16 19 (3.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 77 (15.68%) Fixed Income
2 73 (14.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (12.63%) Derivative
4 44 (8.96%) Equities
5 43 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
6 40 (8.15%) Computer Science
7 36 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (5.70%) Hedge funds
8 28 (5.70%) Market Risk
9 23 (4.68%) User Experience
10 22 (4.48%) Data Structures
11 21 (4.28%) Credit Risk
12 16 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (2.85%) Algorithms
13 14 (2.85%) Virtual Team
14 13 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (1.63%) Client/Server
16 6 (1.22%) NHS
16 6 (1.22%) N-Tier
17 5 (1.02%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.74%) Windows
2 15 (3.05%) Linux
2 15 (3.05%) Unix
3 13 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.43%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (39.92%) TDD
2 192 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (34.01%) MVVM
4 147 (29.94%) Multithreading
5 81 (16.50%) MVC
6 73 (14.87%) OO
7 59 (12.02%) Scrum
8 58 (11.81%) Dependency Injection
9 54 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (10.39%) Software Engineering
11 50 (10.18%) Electronic Trading
12 45 (9.16%) SDLC
13 44 (8.96%) Multithreaded Programming
14 36 (7.33%) Unit Testing
15 35 (7.13%) Mathematics
16 34 (6.92%) Test Automation
17 33 (6.72%) Inversion of Control
18 32 (6.52%) BDD
19 31 (6.31%) Web Development
20 29 (5.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 460 (93.69%) C#
2 194 (39.51%) SQL
3 99 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 93 (18.94%) Java
5 39 (7.94%) C++
6 36 (7.33%) Python
7 34 (6.92%) T-SQL
8 32 (6.52%) XAML
9 18 (3.67%) TypeScript
10 17 (3.46%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.05%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.83%) ES6
12 9 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.83%) VBA
13 4 (0.81%) Perl
14 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.61%) VB
14 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.41%) Scala
15 2 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (8.76%) Degree
2 15 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.22%) CFA
6 5 (1.02%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.61%) MBA
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.85%) QA
2 8 (1.63%) MiFID
3 5 (1.02%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 89 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 64 (13.03%) Oracle
3 39 (7.94%) DevExpress
4 37 (7.54%) TIBCO
5 28 (5.70%) Sybase
6 27 (5.50%) ION Trading
7 24 (4.89%) Syncfusion
8 20 (4.07%) Reuters
9 14 (2.85%) Infragistics
10 13 (2.65%) Telerik
11 12 (2.44%) Bloomberg
12 5 (1.02%) Solace
12 5 (1.02%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.81%) FXall
13 4 (0.81%) GUPTA
13 4 (0.81%) Informatica
13 4 (0.81%) Murex
14 3 (0.61%) IBM
14 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.61%) Sitecore