Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 234 346
Rank change year-on-year 0 +112 -145
Contract jobs citing WPF 551 517 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.15% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 3.11% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 433 265
London median daily rate £600 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.98% -2.27%
10th Percentile £412 £413 £353
90th Percentile £700 £663 £666
England median daily rate £550 £526 £455
% change year-on-year +4.51% +15.66% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 0
London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.83% - -
England median hourly rate £44.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.37% +11.76% -

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 18,150 16,631 15,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.31% 37.01% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,637 12,614 11,457
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £375 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 91 68
London median hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% -29.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £19.51 £18.50 £19.00
90th Percentile £72.36 £50.00 £82.93
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -65 84 £550 -4.35% 23
South London -28 12 - - 2
West London -12 9 £495 +27.74% 15
East London -22 8 £450 -21.74% 3
North London +1 2 - - 5
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 527 (95.64%) C#
2 380 (68.97%) .NET
3 269 (48.82%) SQL
4 246 (44.65%) SQL Server
5 245 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
6 218 (39.56%) Finance
7 207 (37.57%) WCF
8 166 (30.13%) Front Office
9 165 (29.95%) TDD
10 153 (27.77%) MVVM
11 135 (24.50%) Multithreading
12 118 (21.42%) Banking
13 109 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
14 104 (18.87%) .NET Framework
15 94 (17.06%) Fixed Income
16 92 (16.70%) Microsoft
17 89 (16.15%) Greenfield Project
18 84 (15.25%) Reactive Extensions
19 83 (15.06%) WinForms
20 78 (14.16%) JavaScript
20 78 (14.16%) Investment Banking
21 77 (13.97%) ASP.NET
22 72 (13.07%) Unit Testing
23 67 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
24 65 (11.80%) T-SQL
25 62 (11.25%) BDD
26 61 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web API
27 60 (10.89%) AngularJS
27 60 (10.89%) NoSQL
28 57 (10.34%) HTML

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 11 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.81%) NServiceBus
3 5 (0.91%) Confluence
3 5 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (0.73%) CMS
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.18%) GemFire
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.18%) Mule
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.09%) Acrobat
3 6 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.54%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.18%) Minerva
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.18%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 67 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.91%) NuGet
4 4 (0.73%) npm
5 3 (0.54%) Yarn
6 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.27%) AMQP
2 4 (0.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.36%) RTMP
4 1 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (44.65%) SQL Server
2 60 (10.89%) NoSQL
3 48 (8.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (6.35%) MongoDB
5 28 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 24 (4.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (3.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 12 (2.18%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.18%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.54%) Aerospike
13 3 (0.54%) Big Data
13 3 (0.54%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.36%) KDB
14 2 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (9.98%) TeamCity
2 50 (9.07%) Jenkins
2 50 (9.07%) Subversion
3 48 (8.71%) Git (software)
4 46 (8.35%) JIRA
5 44 (7.99%) NUnit
6 43 (7.80%) SpecFlow
7 39 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (6.90%) Moq
9 29 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (3.99%) FitNesse
11 21 (3.81%) CruiseControl
12 15 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 14 (2.54%) ReSharper
14 11 (2.00%) MSTest
15 10 (1.81%) Artifactory
15 10 (1.81%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.81%) Maven
15 10 (1.81%) Visual Studio
16 9 (1.63%) NCrunch
General
1 218 (39.56%) Finance
2 166 (30.13%) Front Office
3 118 (21.42%) Banking
4 78 (14.16%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.72%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.45%) Retail
7 5 (0.91%) Games
8 4 (0.73%) Law
9 3 (0.54%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 490 (88.93%) Developer
2 380 (68.97%) C# Developer
3 206 (37.39%) WPF Developer
4 175 (31.76%) C# WPF Developer
5 154 (27.95%) .NET Developer
6 96 (17.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 74 (13.43%) WCF Developer
8 71 (12.89%) C# WCF Developer
9 68 (12.34%) Senior Developer
10 55 (9.98%) SQL Developer
11 49 (8.89%) Senior C# Developer
12 39 (7.08%) UI Developer
13 38 (6.90%) Front Office Developer
14 37 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
15 31 (5.63%) Analyst
15 31 (5.63%) Market Risk Developer
16 29 (5.26%) Applications Developer
16 29 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
16 29 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 28 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (68.97%) .NET
2 207 (37.57%) WCF
3 104 (18.87%) .NET Framework
4 84 (15.25%) Reactive Extensions
5 83 (15.06%) WinForms
6 77 (13.97%) ASP.NET
7 61 (11.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 60 (10.89%) AngularJS
9 57 (10.34%) HTML
10 53 (9.62%) Task Parallel Library
11 43 (7.80%) HTML5
12 39 (7.08%) Entity Framework
12 39 (7.08%) MSMQ
13 37 (6.72%) React
14 36 (6.53%) REST
15 25 (4.54%) Silverlight
16 24 (4.36%) Angular 2
16 24 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (4.17%) CSS
17 23 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (17.06%) Fixed Income
2 89 (16.15%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 47 (8.53%) Computer Science
4 47 (8.53%) Hedge funds
5 37 (6.72%) Credit Risk
6 36 (6.53%) Equities
7 34 (6.17%) Market Risk
8 31 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (5.63%) Derivative
9 30 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (5.44%) User Experience
10 23 (4.17%) Fintech
11 17 (3.09%) Data Structures
12 14 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
13 13 (2.36%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (1.27%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.27%) Grid Computing
16 6 (1.09%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.17%) Windows
2 7 (1.27%) Android
2 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
2 7 (1.27%) Linux
3 4 (0.73%) Unix
4 1 (0.18%) Solaris
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (29.95%) TDD
3 153 (27.77%) MVVM
4 135 (24.50%) Multithreading
5 109 (19.78%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (13.07%) Unit Testing
7 62 (11.25%) BDD
8 53 (9.62%) OO
9 52 (9.44%) Test Automation
10 50 (9.07%) Scrum
11 49 (8.89%) SOLID
12 44 (7.99%) Asset Management
13 41 (7.44%) MVC
14 39 (7.08%) Microservices
15 37 (6.72%) Low Latency
16 35 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
17 33 (5.99%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (5.99%) Technical Analysis
18 31 (5.63%) SDLC
18 31 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 527 (95.64%) C#
2 269 (48.82%) SQL
3 78 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 65 (11.80%) T-SQL
5 53 (9.62%) Java
6 34 (6.17%) PL/SQL
7 24 (4.36%) XAML
8 22 (3.99%) Python
9 18 (3.27%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.90%) Scala
11 11 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.00%) VBA
12 8 (1.45%) C
12 8 (1.45%) C++
13 5 (0.91%) ES6
13 5 (0.91%) VB
13 5 (0.91%) VB6
14 4 (0.73%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.54%) Java 8
16 2 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (6.17%) Degree
2 9 (1.63%) SC Cleared
2 9 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.18%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 92 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.71%) Oracle
3 23 (4.17%) DevExpress
4 13 (2.36%) Charles River
4 13 (2.36%) Infragistics
5 9 (1.63%) Bloomberg
5 9 (1.63%) TIBCO
6 7 (1.27%) Citrix
7 6 (1.09%) Adobe
7 6 (1.09%) RedGate
7 6 (1.09%) Tableau
8 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.73%) Cadence
9 4 (0.73%) Perforce
10 3 (0.54%) Alteryx
10 3 (0.54%) Sybase
10 3 (0.54%) Telerik
10 3 (0.54%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud