Period
to 20 August 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 230 298
Rank change year-on-year -15 +68 -100
Contract jobs citing WPF 500 491 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.10% 1.15% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 3.14% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 404 311
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £406 £413 £369
90th Percentile £688 £650 £675
England median daily rate £501 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.34% +2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 0
London median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.67 £11.00
% change year-on-year -5.59% +333.32% -74.42%

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 17,656 15,631 15,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.78% 36.57% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,395 11,612 11,347
London median daily rate £513 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £364 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 100 55
London median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +11.89%
10th Percentile £20.42 £18.95 £19.00
90th Percentile £77.00 £52.55 £56.88
England median hourly rate £41.57 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +3.93% +8.84% -0.68%

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 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 2018. 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 -38 96 £525 -2.78% 24
West London -26 12 £475 +24.59% 15
South London -39 10 - - 2
East London -22 6 £443 -20.27% 7
North London - 2 - - 6
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 478 (95.60%) C#
2 349 (69.80%) .NET
3 230 (46.00%) SQL
4 224 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
5 223 (44.60%) SQL Server
6 196 (39.20%) Finance
7 180 (36.00%) WCF
8 149 (29.80%) TDD
9 147 (29.40%) Front Office
9 147 (29.40%) MVVM
9 147 (29.40%) Multithreading
10 102 (20.40%) Banking
11 87 (17.40%) Fixed Income
12 84 (16.80%) Microsoft
12 84 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
13 83 (16.60%) Greenfield Project
14 78 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
15 77 (15.40%) WinForms
16 74 (14.80%) JavaScript
17 73 (14.60%) ASP.NET
18 72 (14.40%) .NET Framework
19 69 (13.80%) Investment Banking
20 68 (13.60%) Unit Testing
21 67 (13.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 64 (12.80%) SQL Server 2012
23 59 (11.80%) OO
24 53 (10.60%) Reactive Extensions
25 49 (9.80%) T-SQL
26 48 (9.60%) HTML
26 48 (9.60%) Task Parallel Library

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 10 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.60%) NServiceBus
3 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.40%) CMS
6 2 (0.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.20%) GemFire
7 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.20%) Mule
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.20%) Acrobat
3 6 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.60%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Global One
4 1 (0.20%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.20%) Minerva
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.20%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 78 (15.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.20%) NuGet
3 6 (1.20%) PaaS
4 5 (1.00%) SaaS
5 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.80%) IaaS
5 4 (0.80%) Yarn
6 3 (0.60%) npm
7 2 (0.40%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.00%) AMQP
2 2 (0.40%) Internet
2 2 (0.40%) RTMP
3 1 (0.20%) DNS
3 1 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (44.60%) SQL Server
2 64 (12.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 44 (8.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 42 (8.40%) SQL Server 2016
5 34 (6.80%) NoSQL
6 28 (5.60%) MongoDB
7 24 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.80%) Big Data
13 8 (1.60%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.60%) Aerospike
16 3 (0.60%) Spotfire
17 2 (0.40%) HBase
17 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 47 (9.40%) Jenkins
2 45 (9.00%) TeamCity
3 40 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (7.00%) Subversion
5 32 (6.40%) NUnit
6 31 (6.20%) Git (software)
6 31 (6.20%) JIRA
7 24 (4.80%) SpecFlow
8 21 (4.20%) FitNesse
9 19 (3.80%) CruiseControl
9 19 (3.80%) Moq
10 17 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (3.20%) ReSharper
12 10 (2.00%) Visual Studio
13 9 (1.80%) Maven
14 8 (1.60%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.60%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.40%) JUnit
15 7 (1.40%) MSBuild
15 7 (1.40%) NCrunch
General
1 196 (39.20%) Finance
2 147 (29.40%) Front Office
3 102 (20.40%) Banking
4 69 (13.80%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.20%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.80%) Retail
7 3 (0.60%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 455 (91.00%) Developer
2 360 (72.00%) C# Developer
3 194 (38.80%) WPF Developer
4 173 (34.60%) C# WPF Developer
5 152 (30.40%) .NET Developer
6 97 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 64 (12.80%) Senior Developer
8 53 (10.60%) C# WCF Developer
8 53 (10.60%) WCF Developer
9 51 (10.20%) SQL Developer
10 47 (9.40%) Senior C# Developer
11 39 (7.80%) Front Office Developer
12 36 (7.20%) ASP.NET Developer
12 36 (7.20%) Full Stack Developer
13 35 (7.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 31 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
15 27 (5.40%) UI Developer
16 26 (5.20%) Applications Developer
17 25 (5.00%) Analyst
17 25 (5.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (69.80%) .NET
2 180 (36.00%) WCF
3 77 (15.40%) WinForms
4 73 (14.60%) ASP.NET
5 72 (14.40%) .NET Framework
6 53 (10.60%) Reactive Extensions
7 48 (9.60%) AngularJS
7 48 (9.60%) HTML
7 48 (9.60%) Task Parallel Library
8 43 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
9 41 (8.20%) REST
10 33 (6.60%) Web Services
11 30 (6.00%) HTML5
12 29 (5.80%) LINQ
12 29 (5.80%) Silverlight
13 27 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (5.20%) Ajax
15 25 (5.00%) React
16 23 (4.60%) JSON
17 21 (4.20%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 87 (17.40%) Fixed Income
2 83 (16.60%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (13.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (9.40%) Hedge funds
5 40 (8.00%) Derivative
6 34 (6.80%) Computer Science
7 32 (6.40%) Equities
8 30 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (4.80%) Market Risk
10 20 (4.00%) Credit Risk
11 18 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (3.20%) User Experience
13 14 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
13 14 (2.80%) Fintech
14 13 (2.60%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.80%) N-Tier
16 7 (1.40%) Grid Computing
16 7 (1.40%) OTC Derivatives
16 7 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
17 5 (1.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.20%) Windows
2 9 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.60%) Android
3 8 (1.60%) Linux
4 2 (0.40%) Unix
4 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.20%) Solaris
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (29.80%) TDD
3 147 (29.40%) Multithreading
3 147 (29.40%) MVVM
4 84 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (13.60%) Unit Testing
6 59 (11.80%) OO
7 46 (9.20%) BDD
8 45 (9.00%) MVC
8 45 (9.00%) Scrum
9 44 (8.80%) SOLID
10 40 (8.00%) SOA
11 33 (6.60%) Electronic Trading
12 32 (6.40%) Dependency Injection
12 32 (6.40%) Test Automation
13 30 (6.00%) E-Commerce
13 30 (6.00%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.60%) Asset Management
15 27 (5.40%) Mathematics
15 27 (5.40%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 478 (95.60%) C#
2 230 (46.00%) SQL
3 74 (14.80%) JavaScript
4 49 (9.80%) T-SQL
5 45 (9.00%) Java
6 36 (7.20%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.20%) Python
8 19 (3.80%) XAML
9 18 (3.60%) VBA
10 15 (3.00%) C++
10 15 (3.00%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.40%) Scala
12 9 (1.80%) C
12 9 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.00%) Java 8
13 5 (1.00%) VB
13 5 (1.00%) VB6
14 4 (0.80%) ES6
15 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (6.60%) Degree
2 9 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (3.60%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.20%) Control-M
2 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 84 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.00%) Oracle
3 19 (3.80%) Tableau
4 17 (3.40%) Charles River
5 12 (2.40%) DevExpress
5 12 (2.40%) Telerik
6 8 (1.60%) Infragistics
7 6 (1.20%) Adobe
8 5 (1.00%) Citrix
8 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.80%) Cadence
9 4 (0.80%) Perforce
9 4 (0.80%) Reuters
9 4 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.60%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.60%) FXall
10 3 (0.60%) IBM
10 3 (0.60%) Sybase
11 2 (0.40%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud