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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 477 520 413
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -107
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 114 66 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 110
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £603 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.32%
WPF Developer
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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
49243 46583 44268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.84% 92.15% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32057 28819 26941
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1828 1854 1961
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +52 88 £563 -2.17% 12
South West +1 7 £350 - 8
East of England - 6 £338 - 1
South East -25 5 £363 -9.37% 3
East Midlands -12 4 £125 -61.53% 1
North West -39 2 £288 -10.15% 5
Yorkshire -28 1 £350 +7.69%
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WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 198 (100.00%) WPF
2 191 (96.46%) C#
3 122 (61.62%) .NET
4 92 (46.46%) MVVM
5 70 (35.35%) SQL Server
6 65 (32.83%) Front Office
7 61 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (24.75%) SQL
9 46 (23.23%) Banking
10 43 (21.72%) .NET Framework
10 43 (21.72%) WCF
11 39 (19.70%) Multithreading
11 39 (19.70%) TDD
12 38 (19.19%) Finance
13 28 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (13.64%) Reactive Extensions
15 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
16 25 (12.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 23 (11.62%) OO
17 23 (11.62%) Unity DI Container
18 22 (11.11%) Entity Framework
18 22 (11.11%) Unit Testing
18 22 (11.11%) Investment Banking
19 21 (10.61%) Fixed Income
19 21 (10.61%) Java
19 21 (10.61%) User Experience
20 20 (10.10%) Dependency Injection
20 20 (10.10%) MVC
20 20 (10.10%) NUnit
21 17 (8.59%) Derivative

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (2.02%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.52%) MTS
3 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.02%) MS Access
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.10%) NUnit
2 15 (7.58%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Blend
4 8 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.03%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.53%) Moq
7 4 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.52%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.01%) Maven
9 2 (1.01%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.51%) Gradle
10 1 (0.51%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.51%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.51%) Mockito
10 1 (0.51%) MSTest
10 1 (0.51%) JIRA
10 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.51%) JUnit
10 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 65 (32.83%) Front Office
2 46 (23.23%) Banking
3 38 (19.19%) Finance
4 22 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.51%) French Language
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (100.00%) WPF
2 122 (61.62%) .NET
3 43 (21.72%) .NET Framework
3 43 (21.72%) WCF
4 27 (13.64%) Reactive Extensions
5 23 (11.62%) Unity DI Container
6 22 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 16 (8.08%) HTML
8 14 (7.07%) ASP.NET
8 14 (7.07%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 13 (6.57%) XML
10 12 (6.06%) SOAP
11 10 (5.05%) Web Services
11 10 (5.05%) WinForms
12 9 (4.55%) LINQ
12 9 (4.55%) jQuery
13 8 (4.04%) Rendezvous
13 8 (4.04%) Middleware
13 8 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (3.54%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 21 (10.61%) Fixed Income
2 21 (10.61%) User Experience
3 17 (8.59%) Derivative
4 13 (6.57%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.05%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.04%) Credit Risk
8 7 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.03%) Physics
10 5 (2.53%) Equities
10 5 (2.53%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.01%) Spread Betting
12 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.01%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.01%) Swaptions
12 2 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.08%) Windows
2 4 (2.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (46.46%) MVVM
2 61 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (19.70%) TDD
3 39 (19.70%) Multithreading
4 23 (11.62%) OO
5 22 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 20 (10.10%) MVC
6 20 (10.10%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (8.59%) Electronic Trading
8 14 (7.07%) BDD
8 14 (7.07%) Scrum
9 12 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 11 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.56%) Low Latency
11 10 (5.05%) SDLC
11 10 (5.05%) OOD
12 8 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.54%) Market Making
13 7 (3.54%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (96.46%) C#
2 49 (24.75%) SQL
3 21 (10.61%) Java
4 15 (7.58%) T-SQL
5 14 (7.07%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.55%) VBA
6 9 (4.55%) XAML
7 7 (3.54%) Pascal
7 7 (3.54%) Delphi
8 5 (2.53%) VB
9 3 (1.52%) C++
10 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) VB6
10 1 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.54%) Degree
2 6 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.55%) Oracle
2 9 (4.55%) Telerik
3 8 (4.04%) Sybase
3 8 (4.04%) TIBCO
4 6 (3.03%) Infragistics
4 6 (3.03%) DevExpress
4 6 (3.03%) Solace
5 3 (1.52%) Typemock
5 3 (1.52%) Tradeweb
5 3 (1.52%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.52%) eSpeed
6 2 (1.01%) VMware
7 1 (0.51%) StreamBase
7 1 (0.51%) Perforce
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
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