Period
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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 345 365 254
Rank change year-on-year +20 -111 +147
Contract jobs citing WPF 274 168 133
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.54% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 1.54% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 146 101
10th Percentile £406 £484 £406
25th Percentile £563 £613 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £750 £675 £625
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £875 £725 £713
90th Percentile £888 £813 £750
England median daily rate £750 £650 £600
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £45.71
Median hourly rate - - £46.42
75th Percentile - - £47.12
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £45.50 £45.71
% change year-on-year +7.69% -0.45% +8.83%

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 12,464 10,943 5,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.14% 35.21% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,464 8,140 4,148
10th Percentile £425 £400 £370
25th Percentile £505 £463 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £625
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 32
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.09 £22.60
25th Percentile £41.25 £35.06 £32.38
Median hourly rate £57.50 £49.33 £46.75
Median % change year-on-year +16.57% +5.51% -6.50%
75th Percentile £69.38 £67.06 £63.00
90th Percentile £77.00 £70.30 £69.10
England median hourly rate £59.50 £48.27 £45.00
% change year-on-year +23.28% +7.26% -4.43%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -2 37 £613 -2.00% 13
East London - 16 £400 - 5
South London - 4 £475 -
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 271 (98.91%) C#
2 191 (69.71%) .NET
3 137 (50.00%) Banking
4 114 (41.61%) Agile
5 113 (41.24%) Finance
6 104 (37.96%) SQL
7 102 (37.23%) Front Office
8 92 (33.58%) Investment Banking
9 89 (32.48%) DevExpress
10 86 (31.39%) Fixed Income
11 85 (31.02%) TDD
12 83 (30.29%) Social Skills
13 72 (26.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 67 (24.45%) Telerik
14 67 (24.45%) WCF
15 66 (24.09%) .NET Framework
16 65 (23.72%) TeamCity
17 63 (22.99%) SQL Server
18 62 (22.63%) Computer Science
19 59 (21.53%) Jenkins
20 56 (20.44%) Artifactory
20 56 (20.44%) Ansible
21 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
22 53 (19.34%) Oracle
22 53 (19.34%) Test Automation
23 46 (16.79%) Electronic Trading
24 38 (13.87%) WinForms
24 38 (13.87%) HTML
25 37 (13.50%) LINQ
25 37 (13.50%) Reactive Extensions

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 6 (2.19%) IIS
2 4 (1.46%) Confluence
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (7.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.03%) Azure
2 8 (2.92%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (2.55%) Azure Service Bus
4 4 (1.46%) Azure App Service
5 3 (1.09%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.73%) AWS
6 2 (0.73%) Azure Monitor
6 2 (0.73%) GitHub
6 2 (0.73%) NuGet
7 1 (0.36%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.84%) RTMP
2 3 (1.09%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.30%) Oracle Database
2 20 (7.30%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.19%) Couchbase
3 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.09%) Power BI
5 2 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.36%) Big Data
6 1 (0.36%) KDB
6 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 65 (23.72%) TeamCity
2 59 (21.53%) Jenkins
3 56 (20.44%) Artifactory
4 34 (12.41%) Git (software)
5 33 (12.04%) JIRA
6 7 (2.55%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.82%) NUnit
8 4 (1.46%) GitLab
8 4 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.73%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.73%) MSI
10 2 (0.73%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.73%) StyleCop
10 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.36%) Moq
11 1 (0.36%) MSTest
General
1 137 (50.00%) Banking
2 113 (41.24%) Finance
3 102 (37.23%) Front Office
4 92 (33.58%) Investment Banking
5 83 (30.29%) Social Skills
6 8 (2.92%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.55%) Advertising
8 4 (1.46%) Legal
9 3 (1.09%) Retail
10 2 (0.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.36%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 254 (92.70%) Developer
2 198 (72.26%) C# Developer
3 59 (21.53%) Senior Developer
4 58 (21.17%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 52 (18.98%) C# Quant Developer
5 52 (18.98%) Quantitative Developer
6 48 (17.52%) Senior C# Developer
7 47 (17.15%) WPF Developer
8 44 (16.06%) C# WPF Developer
9 26 (9.49%) .NET Developer
10 21 (7.66%) UI Developer
11 19 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
13 13 (4.74%) Front Office Developer
13 13 (4.74%) Senior Quantitative Developer
14 12 (4.38%) Product Developer
14 12 (4.38%) Software Developer
15 8 (2.92%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 8 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
15 8 (2.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (69.71%) .NET
2 67 (24.45%) WCF
3 66 (24.09%) .NET Framework
4 38 (13.87%) HTML
4 38 (13.87%) WinForms
5 37 (13.50%) LINQ
5 37 (13.50%) Reactive Extensions
6 31 (11.31%) React
7 25 (9.12%) Entity Framework
8 24 (8.76%) HTML5
9 23 (8.39%) CSS
9 23 (8.39%) Rendezvous
10 21 (7.66%) XBRL
11 19 (6.93%) Silverlight
12 17 (6.20%) AngularJS
13 14 (5.11%) REST
14 11 (4.01%) Kafka
15 10 (3.65%) .NET Core
16 9 (3.28%) ASP.NET
17 8 (2.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (31.39%) Fixed Income
2 72 (26.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (5.11%) Derivative
4 13 (4.74%) User Experience
5 7 (2.55%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.73%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.73%) Equities
9 2 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.14%) Windows
2 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
2 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (41.61%) Agile
2 85 (31.02%) TDD
3 62 (22.63%) Computer Science
4 53 (19.34%) Test Automation
5 46 (16.79%) Electronic Trading
6 36 (13.14%) Unit Testing
7 34 (12.41%) MVVM
7 34 (12.41%) OO
8 33 (12.04%) Scrum
9 26 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (9.49%) Full Stack Development
10 23 (8.39%) OOP
10 23 (8.39%) Order Management
10 23 (8.39%) SDLC
11 21 (7.66%) Data Analysis
11 21 (7.66%) DevOps
11 21 (7.66%) Functional Programming
11 21 (7.66%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (6.57%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (98.91%) C#
2 104 (37.96%) SQL
3 32 (11.68%) C++
4 31 (11.31%) T-SQL
4 31 (11.31%) TypeScript
5 29 (10.58%) PL/SQL
6 27 (9.85%) JavaScript
7 23 (8.39%) F#
8 20 (7.30%) VB
8 20 (7.30%) VBA
9 19 (6.93%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.93%) XAML
10 17 (6.20%) Python
11 16 (5.84%) C
12 2 (0.73%) Java
13 1 (0.36%) ES6
13 1 (0.36%) R
13 1 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (2.19%) Degree
2 2 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.73%) MCAD
2 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.66%) CRD IV
2 11 (4.01%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 56 (20.44%) Ansible
2 2 (0.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (0.73%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 89 (32.48%) DevExpress
2 67 (24.45%) Telerik
3 55 (20.07%) Microsoft
4 53 (19.34%) Oracle
5 28 (10.22%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.82%) Solace
7 4 (1.46%) Infragistics
7 4 (1.46%) OpenLink
8 3 (1.09%) Citrix
9 2 (0.73%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.73%) Calypso
9 2 (0.73%) Google
9 2 (0.73%) IBM
9 2 (0.73%) Murex
9 2 (0.73%) Reuters
9 2 (0.73%) Yardi
10 1 (0.36%) Anaplan
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.36%) Syncfusion