Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 366 330 359
Rank change year-on-year -36 +29 -86
Contract jobs citing WPF 224 81 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 1.24% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 57 128
10th Percentile £363 £344 £356
25th Percentile £613 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £725 £588 £500
Median % change year-on-year +23.40% +17.50% -16.67%
75th Percentile £775 £638 £675
90th Percentile £800 £675 £713
England median daily rate £660 £525 £433
% change year-on-year +25.71% +21.39% -17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
10th Percentile £46.42 - -
25th Percentile - £45.71 -
Median hourly rate £48.58 £46.42 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +4.66% -2.96% +7.69%
75th Percentile - £47.12 -
90th Percentile £52.24 - -
England median hourly rate £48.58 £46.00 £47.67
% change year-on-year +5.61% -3.49% +8.54%

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 12,185 6,523 10,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.40% 36.24% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,389 4,876 8,081
10th Percentile £413 £358 £375
25th Percentile £500 £425 £440
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £695 £613 £613
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 28 52
10th Percentile £20.89 £23.88 £25.68
25th Percentile £35.00 £32.03 £36.70
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.34
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.91% +20.85%
75th Percentile £70.78 £54.25 £53.83
90th Percentile £80.50 £62.65 £78.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £46.95
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.15% +11.99%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -35 31 £350 -36.36% 14
South London -7 9 - - 3
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 224 (100.00%) C#
2 185 (82.59%) .NET
3 119 (53.13%) SQL
4 108 (48.21%) Social Skills
5 105 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (45.98%) Finance
7 101 (45.09%) Banking
8 91 (40.63%) Front Office
9 89 (39.73%) .NET Framework
10 79 (35.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 76 (33.93%) SQL Server
12 70 (31.25%) Oracle
13 67 (29.91%) WinForms
14 65 (29.02%) Microsoft
15 58 (25.89%) Investment Banking
15 58 (25.89%) TypeScript
16 55 (24.55%) Reactive Extensions
16 55 (24.55%) TDD
17 52 (23.21%) Scrum
18 47 (20.98%) WCF
19 45 (20.09%) JIRA
20 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
21 43 (19.20%) Windows
22 39 (17.41%) Electronic Trading
23 38 (16.96%) HTML
24 37 (16.52%) OO
24 37 (16.52%) Continuous Improvement
25 36 (16.07%) Relational Database
25 36 (16.07%) JavaScript
26 34 (15.18%) SDLC

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 5 (2.23%) IIS
2 1 (0.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.45%) Jetty
Applications
1 21 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.38%) Azure
2 3 (1.34%) AWS
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.89%) Azure Functions
3 2 (0.89%) Azure Service Bus
3 2 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (0.89%) NuGet
3 2 (0.89%) Power Automate
3 2 (0.89%) Power Platform
3 2 (0.89%) PowerApps
3 2 (0.89%) Serverless
3 2 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.45%) Azure Monitor
4 1 (0.45%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.05%) RTMP
2 5 (2.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.04%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.70%) Oracle Database
5 14 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 12 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.79%) KDB
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.34%) Redis
12 2 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.89%) Power BI
12 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 45 (20.09%) JIRA
2 23 (10.27%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.89%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.89%) GitLab
7 2 (0.89%) Moq
7 2 (0.89%) MSTest
7 2 (0.89%) NUnit
7 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.45%) Appium
8 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.45%) Crucible
8 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.45%) JUnit
8 1 (0.45%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 108 (48.21%) Social Skills
2 103 (45.98%) Finance
3 101 (45.09%) Banking
4 91 (40.63%) Front Office
5 58 (25.89%) Investment Banking
6 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (7.14%) Presentation Skills
8 8 (3.57%) Financial Institution
9 7 (3.13%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.79%) Legal
11 2 (0.89%) Back Office
11 2 (0.89%) Marketing
12 1 (0.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 198 (88.39%) Developer
2 145 (64.73%) C# Developer
3 40 (17.86%) C# WPF Developer
3 40 (17.86%) WPF Developer
4 34 (15.18%) .NET Developer
5 25 (11.16%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (10.71%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 22 (9.82%) Senior Developer
8 20 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
8 20 (8.93%) UI Developer
9 18 (8.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (7.59%) SQL Developer
11 15 (6.70%) Agile C# Developer
11 15 (6.70%) Agile Developer
11 15 (6.70%) Front Office Developer
12 13 (5.80%) HTML Developer
13 12 (5.36%) C# Developer - Commodities
13 12 (5.36%) Software Engineer
14 11 (4.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (82.59%) .NET
2 89 (39.73%) .NET Framework
3 67 (29.91%) WinForms
4 55 (24.55%) Reactive Extensions
5 47 (20.98%) WCF
6 38 (16.96%) HTML
7 32 (14.29%) React
8 31 (13.84%) .NET Core
9 29 (12.95%) CSS
10 27 (12.05%) AngularJS
10 27 (12.05%) Silverlight
11 23 (10.27%) ASP.NET
11 23 (10.27%) LINQ
12 21 (9.38%) HTML5
13 20 (8.93%) Rendezvous
14 12 (5.36%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (4.02%) Entity Framework
15 9 (4.02%) Middleware
15 9 (4.02%) REST
16 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 79 (35.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (10.71%) Fixed Income
3 15 (6.70%) User Experience
4 10 (4.46%) Credit Risk
4 10 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (4.46%) Equities
5 7 (3.13%) Derivative
5 7 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 6 (2.68%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.23%) Equity Risk
8 4 (1.79%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
10 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) Marketing Technology
11 1 (0.45%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.45%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.20%) Windows
2 3 (1.34%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Unix
3 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.55%) TDD
3 52 (23.21%) Scrum
4 39 (17.41%) Electronic Trading
5 37 (16.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (16.52%) OO
6 34 (15.18%) Full Stack Development
6 34 (15.18%) SDLC
7 31 (13.84%) MVVM
8 30 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (12.05%) Unit Testing
11 25 (11.16%) Web Development
12 24 (10.71%) CI/CD
12 24 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
13 22 (9.82%) DevOps
13 22 (9.82%) Multithreading
14 21 (9.38%) Economics
14 21 (9.38%) Order Management
14 21 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 224 (100.00%) C#
2 119 (53.13%) SQL
3 58 (25.89%) TypeScript
4 36 (16.07%) JavaScript
5 31 (13.84%) C++
6 30 (13.39%) T-SQL
6 30 (13.39%) XAML
7 26 (11.61%) PL/SQL
8 24 (10.71%) VB.NET
9 23 (10.27%) VBA
10 20 (8.93%) Java
10 20 (8.93%) Python
11 17 (7.59%) VB
12 10 (4.46%) C
13 2 (0.89%) Java 8
13 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.45%) Go
14 1 (0.45%) Scala
14 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (1.34%) Degree
1 3 (1.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.89%) Automic
3 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (31.25%) Oracle
2 65 (29.02%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.93%) TIBCO
4 17 (7.59%) DevExpress
5 11 (4.91%) Telerik
6 5 (2.23%) Citrix
7 3 (1.34%) Syncfusion
8 2 (0.89%) Murex
8 2 (0.89%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.89%) Sybase
9 1 (0.45%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.45%) Databricks
9 1 (0.45%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.45%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.45%) Trayport