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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 231 193
Rank change year-on-year +40 -38  
Contract jobs citing WPF 250 238 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.03% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 3.25% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 209 220
Median daily rate £540 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.08% +6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +11.94% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.63 £11.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +323.86% -72.50%  

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 7064 7320 6808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.86% 31.77% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5289 5518 4843
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.25 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.71% +18.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £17.35 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 54 £513 -10.86% 16
New Malden -4 8 - -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £525 +34.61%
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
Croydon - 1 - - 2
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 414 (94.95%) C#
2 301 (69.04%) .NET
3 188 (43.12%) SQL Server
4 180 (41.28%) MVVM
5 166 (38.07%) Finance
6 157 (36.01%) TDD
7 153 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
8 148 (33.94%) SQL
9 136 (31.19%) Front Office
10 133 (30.50%) WCF
11 132 (30.28%) Banking
12 112 (25.69%) Multithreading
13 87 (19.95%) Microsoft
14 78 (17.89%) HTML
14 78 (17.89%) ASP.NET
15 76 (17.43%) JavaScript
15 76 (17.43%) Fixed Income
16 72 (16.51%) Java
17 70 (16.06%) MVC
18 69 (15.83%) Investment Banking
19 64 (14.68%) WinForms
20 59 (13.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 59 (13.53%) OO
20 59 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
20 59 (13.53%) AngularJS
21 57 (13.07%) Electronic Trading
21 57 (13.07%) C++
22 56 (12.84%) HTML5
23 55 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
24 54 (12.39%) NUnit

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 12 (2.75%) Apache Spark
1 12 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.15%) Confluence
3 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.69%) IIS
5 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.46%) CMS
6 2 (0.46%) JBoss
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (4.82%) ION MarketView
2 16 (3.67%) RMDS
3 3 (0.69%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) Endur
5 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) OpenShift
2 3 (0.69%) PaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.44%) AMQP
2 2 (0.46%) DNS
2 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.46%) snoop
2 2 (0.46%) SSL
2 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.23%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (43.12%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.34%) NoSQL
3 28 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 26 (5.96%) SQL Server 2016
6 21 (4.82%) Big Data
7 20 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (3.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 14 (3.21%) MongoDB
10 14 (3.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (2.98%) Redis
12 10 (2.29%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.06%) Power BI
13 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.38%) HBase
16 5 (1.15%) OLAP
17 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (12.39%) NUnit
2 29 (6.65%) Mockito
3 27 (6.19%) Visual Studio
4 26 (5.96%) Git (software)
5 25 (5.73%) Subversion
6 23 (5.28%) SpecFlow
7 19 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (3.90%) JUnit
8 17 (3.90%) TestNG
9 13 (2.98%) Maven
10 12 (2.75%) Gradle
11 11 (2.52%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.83%) JIRA
13 7 (1.61%) Moq
13 7 (1.61%) MSTest
14 6 (1.38%) Axure RP
15 5 (1.15%) Jenkins
15 5 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
15 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
16 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 166 (38.07%) Finance
2 136 (31.19%) Front Office
3 132 (30.28%) Banking
4 69 (15.83%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.06%) Marketing
6 8 (1.83%) Back Office
7 4 (0.92%) Advertising
8 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.69%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.46%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Games
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 393 (90.14%) Developer
2 303 (69.50%) C# Developer
3 198 (45.41%) WPF Developer
4 166 (38.07%) C# WPF Developer
5 126 (28.90%) .NET Developer
6 88 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
7 56 (12.84%) Senior Developer
8 49 (11.24%) UI Developer
9 39 (8.94%) Senior C# Developer
10 36 (8.26%) SQL Developer
11 33 (7.57%) Front Office Developer
12 32 (7.34%) Java Developer
13 30 (6.88%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
13 30 (6.88%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 28 (6.42%) GUI Developer
15 27 (6.19%) C# GUI Developer
16 25 (5.73%) XAML Developer
17 24 (5.50%) WinForms Developer
18 22 (5.05%) Angular Developer
19 21 (4.82%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (69.04%) .NET
2 133 (30.50%) WCF
3 78 (17.89%) ASP.NET
3 78 (17.89%) HTML
4 64 (14.68%) WinForms
5 59 (13.53%) AngularJS
5 59 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 56 (12.84%) HTML5
7 47 (10.78%) .NET Framework
8 44 (10.09%) React
9 43 (9.86%) Reactive Extensions
10 35 (8.03%) Entity Framework
11 28 (6.42%) CSS
12 27 (6.19%) NancyFx
13 25 (5.73%) Task Parallel Library
14 23 (5.28%) Silverlight
15 22 (5.05%) XML
16 20 (4.59%) LINQ
16 20 (4.59%) Web Services
17 18 (4.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (17.43%) Fixed Income
2 59 (13.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 55 (12.61%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (9.63%) Derivative
6 37 (8.49%) User Experience
7 25 (5.73%) Fintech
8 21 (4.82%) Equities
8 21 (4.82%) Hedge funds
9 20 (4.59%) Data Structures
10 16 (3.67%) Computer Science
11 15 (3.44%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (2.52%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.38%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.15%) Credit Risk
14 5 (1.15%) Exotic Derivative
14 5 (1.15%) Market Risk
14 5 (1.15%) Reinsurance
14 5 (1.15%) Swaptions
15 4 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.65%) Windows
2 13 (2.98%) Linux
3 8 (1.83%) Unix
4 6 (1.38%) Android
4 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.69%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (41.28%) MVVM
2 157 (36.01%) TDD
3 153 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (25.69%) Multithreading
5 70 (16.06%) MVC
6 59 (13.53%) OO
7 57 (13.07%) Electronic Trading
8 49 (11.24%) SDLC
9 48 (11.01%) Scrum
10 46 (10.55%) Dependency Injection
11 43 (9.86%) Mathematics
12 41 (9.40%) Software Engineering
13 36 (8.26%) BDD
14 34 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (7.80%) Unit Testing
15 30 (6.88%) Analytics
16 27 (6.19%) Physics
17 23 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (5.28%) OOD
18 22 (5.05%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 414 (94.95%) C#
2 148 (33.94%) SQL
3 76 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 72 (16.51%) Java
5 57 (13.07%) C++
6 48 (11.01%) XAML
7 33 (7.57%) T-SQL
8 24 (5.50%) Python
9 19 (4.36%) VBA
10 10 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.38%) Perl
13 4 (0.92%) C
13 4 (0.92%) ES6
13 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.69%) Scala
14 3 (0.69%) VB
15 2 (0.46%) R
15 2 (0.46%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.46%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (8.26%) Degree
2 8 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.38%) CFA
4 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) MBA
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.52%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) Basel III
2 3 (0.69%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 87 (19.95%) Microsoft
2 46 (10.55%) Oracle
3 39 (8.94%) TIBCO
4 34 (7.80%) ION Trading
5 28 (6.42%) DevExpress
6 18 (4.13%) Reuters
7 17 (3.90%) Syncfusion
8 14 (3.21%) Telerik
9 12 (2.75%) Infragistics
10 9 (2.06%) Bloomberg
10 9 (2.06%) Sybase
11 7 (1.61%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.92%) GUPTA
12 4 (0.92%) Solace
13 3 (0.69%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.69%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.69%) Sun
13 3 (0.69%) Tableau
14 2 (0.46%) Adobe
14 2 (0.46%) Murex
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