The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 495 419 409
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -10
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 84 133 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 102 100
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the England region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

WPF Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer across the England region.

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 53 £563 -6.25% 1
South East -19 21 £325 -23.52% 1
North West -13 2 £260 -22.96% 1
South West -37 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 148 (100.00%) WPF
2 142 (95.95%) C#
3 92 (62.16%) .NET
4 64 (43.24%) MVVM
5 45 (30.41%) TDD
6 44 (29.73%) WCF
7 43 (29.05%) SQL
8 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (25.00%) Banking
9 37 (25.00%) Front Office
10 34 (22.97%) WinForms
11 33 (22.30%) SQL Server
12 31 (20.95%) Finance
13 30 (20.27%) .NET Framework
13 30 (20.27%) Multithreading
14 24 (16.22%) Reactive Extensions
15 23 (15.54%) Oracle
16 22 (14.86%) XAML
17 20 (13.51%) Scrum
18 18 (12.16%) Fixed Income
19 17 (11.49%) Visual Studio
19 17 (11.49%) OO
19 17 (11.49%) T-SQL
19 17 (11.49%) LINQ
20 16 (10.81%) Investment Banking
20 16 (10.81%) BDD
21 14 (9.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 14 (9.46%) JavaScript
21 14 (9.46%) Windows
22 13 (8.78%) Degree

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.35%) KDB
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.76%) NUnit
2 10 (6.76%) MSTest
2 10 (6.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (4.73%) Moq
4 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (1.35%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.35%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.68%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
General
1 37 (25.00%) Front Office
1 37 (25.00%) Banking
2 31 (20.95%) Finance
3 16 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (100.00%) WPF
2 92 (62.16%) .NET
3 44 (29.73%) WCF
4 34 (22.97%) WinForms
5 30 (20.27%) .NET Framework
6 24 (16.22%) Reactive Extensions
7 17 (11.49%) LINQ
8 14 (9.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (8.11%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (8.11%) HTML
10 10 (6.76%) ASP.NET
10 10 (6.76%) Web Services
10 10 (6.76%) XML
10 10 (6.76%) HTML5
11 9 (6.08%) Task Parallel Library
12 7 (4.73%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.05%) Silverlight
13 6 (4.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 4 (2.70%) Rendezvous
14 4 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.16%) Fixed Income
2 13 (8.78%) Mathematics
2 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.11%) Equities
3 12 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.41%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.41%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.73%) User Experience
6 5 (3.38%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.38%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.70%) Physics
7 4 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.70%) Derivative
8 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.35%) Replication
8 2 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.46%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) UNIX
2 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (43.24%) MVVM
2 45 (30.41%) TDD
3 41 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.27%) Multithreading
5 20 (13.51%) Scrum
6 17 (11.49%) OO
7 16 (10.81%) BDD
8 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.43%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (6.08%) Low Latency
10 8 (5.41%) MVC
10 8 (5.41%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.73%) Algorithmic Trading
12 6 (4.05%) OOP
13 5 (3.38%) Electronic Trading
14 4 (2.70%) OOD
14 4 (2.70%) SOA
14 4 (2.70%) Analytics
15 3 (2.03%) Software Engineering
15 3 (2.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 142 (95.95%) C#
2 43 (29.05%) SQL
3 22 (14.86%) XAML
4 17 (11.49%) T-SQL
5 14 (9.46%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.08%) C++
7 8 (5.41%) Java
8 6 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.03%) VB
10 2 (1.35%) C
11 1 (0.68%) F#
11 1 (0.68%) R
11 1 (0.68%) VBA
11 1 (0.68%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) HND
Vendors
1 23 (15.54%) Oracle
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.05%) Sybase
3 6 (4.05%) Typemock
4 4 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.35%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Syncfusion
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