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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 509 419 387
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -32
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 54 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 92 90
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
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
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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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 -54 35 £575 -4.16% 12
South East -16 13 £328 +13.91% 1
East of England +5 1 £300 -10.44% 1
South West -24 1 - - 5
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) WPF
2 143 (95.97%) C#
3 98 (65.77%) .NET
4 64 (42.95%) MVVM
5 46 (30.87%) WCF
6 43 (28.86%) Banking
7 41 (27.52%) SQL
7 41 (27.52%) Front Office
8 40 (26.85%) TDD
9 36 (24.16%) WinForms
10 35 (23.49%) Finance
11 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (20.81%) .NET Framework
12 31 (20.81%) Multithreading
12 31 (20.81%) SQL Server
13 25 (16.78%) Oracle
14 23 (15.44%) XAML
14 23 (15.44%) Investment Banking
15 22 (14.77%) Reactive Extensions
16 21 (14.09%) Fixed Income
17 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio
17 18 (12.08%) OO
18 17 (11.41%) LINQ
19 15 (10.07%) T-SQL
19 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
20 14 (9.40%) Windows
20 14 (9.40%) BDD
20 14 (9.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (8.72%) Scrum

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.34%) KDB
4 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (6.71%) MSTest
2 10 (6.71%) NUnit
3 7 (4.70%) Moq
4 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (1.34%) NSubstitute
5 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.34%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.67%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.67%) FxCop
6 1 (0.67%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (28.86%) Banking
2 41 (27.52%) Front Office
3 35 (23.49%) Finance
4 23 (15.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (100.00%) WPF
2 98 (65.77%) .NET
3 46 (30.87%) WCF
4 36 (24.16%) WinForms
5 31 (20.81%) .NET Framework
6 22 (14.77%) Reactive Extensions
7 17 (11.41%) LINQ
8 14 (9.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (8.05%) HTML
10 11 (7.38%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (6.71%) HTML5
11 10 (6.71%) AngularJS
11 10 (6.71%) XML
11 10 (6.71%) ASP.NET
12 9 (6.04%) Task Parallel Library
13 7 (4.70%) Silverlight
13 7 (4.70%) Web Services
14 5 (3.36%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 4 (2.68%) Unity DI Container
15 4 (2.68%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.09%) Fixed Income
2 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.72%) Mathematics
3 12 (8.05%) Equities
4 10 (6.71%) Data Structures
5 9 (6.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (5.37%) Hedge funds
6 8 (5.37%) User Experience
6 8 (5.37%) Derivative
6 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.36%) Credit Risk
7 5 (3.36%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.68%) Physics
9 3 (2.01%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.34%) Replication
10 2 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.40%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) UNIX
2 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) MVVM
2 40 (26.85%) TDD
3 34 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (20.81%) Multithreading
5 18 (12.08%) OO
6 14 (9.40%) BDD
7 13 (8.72%) Scrum
8 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.04%) Low Latency
9 9 (6.04%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (4.70%) Algorithmic Trading
10 7 (4.70%) MVC
11 6 (4.03%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.03%) OOP
12 5 (3.36%) Analytics
13 4 (2.68%) SOA
14 3 (2.01%) Software Engineering
14 3 (2.01%) Electronic Trading
14 3 (2.01%) OOD
14 3 (2.01%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 143 (95.97%) C#
2 41 (27.52%) SQL
3 23 (15.44%) XAML
4 15 (10.07%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.37%) Java
6 7 (4.70%) C++
6 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.01%) VB
8 2 (1.34%) C
9 1 (0.67%) F#
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.67%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
9 1 (0.67%) Python
9 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) HND
Vendors
1 25 (16.78%) Oracle
2 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.03%) Typemock
3 6 (4.03%) Sybase
4 4 (2.68%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.68%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.34%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.67%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Calypso
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