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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 510 420 416
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -4
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 90 153 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.32% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.34% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 121 125
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £42.50
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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
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -51 58 £550 - 8
South East -25 15 £370 -1.33% 4
North West -17 4 £260 -13.33% 2
East of England -18 2 £400 +3.22% 1
South West -39 1 - - 4
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - -
WPF Developer
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WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 169 (100.00%) WPF
2 163 (96.45%) C#
3 111 (65.68%) .NET
4 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (41.42%) MVVM
6 59 (34.91%) TDD
7 45 (26.63%) Banking
8 42 (24.85%) Front Office
9 41 (24.26%) SQL Server
10 40 (23.67%) Multithreading
11 38 (22.49%) Finance
12 37 (21.89%) Scrum
13 35 (20.71%) WinForms
13 35 (20.71%) WCF
14 33 (19.53%) .NET Framework
15 32 (18.93%) SQL
16 29 (17.16%) Reactive Extensions
17 27 (15.98%) OO
18 21 (12.43%) Web Services
18 21 (12.43%) MVC
18 21 (12.43%) Investment Banking
19 19 (11.24%) Oracle
20 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
21 17 (10.06%) XAML
21 17 (10.06%) LINQ
21 17 (10.06%) Fixed Income
22 16 (9.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 16 (9.47%) Windows
22 16 (9.47%) XML
22 16 (9.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (1.78%) Apache
1 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.18%) Node.js
3 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.14%) LDAP
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.37%) Big Data
6 3 (1.78%) OLAP
7 2 (1.18%) KDB
8 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.33%) MSTest
4 8 (4.73%) Moq
4 8 (4.73%) Subversion
4 8 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.14%) NUnit
6 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.37%) JIRA
8 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.18%) NSubstitute
9 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.18%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (1.18%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.59%) NMock
10 1 (0.59%) Build Forge
General
1 45 (26.63%) Banking
2 42 (24.85%) Front Office
3 38 (22.49%) Finance
4 21 (12.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (100.00%) WPF
2 111 (65.68%) .NET
3 35 (20.71%) WinForms
3 35 (20.71%) WCF
4 33 (19.53%) .NET Framework
5 29 (17.16%) Reactive Extensions
6 21 (12.43%) Web Services
7 17 (10.06%) LINQ
8 16 (9.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 16 (9.47%) XML
9 15 (8.88%) HTML
10 12 (7.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET
11 10 (5.92%) Castle Windsor
12 9 (5.33%) HTML5
12 9 (5.33%) Silverlight
13 8 (4.73%) Task Parallel Library
14 7 (4.14%) Unity DI Container
14 7 (4.14%) XSLT
15 6 (3.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Fixed Income
2 16 (9.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (7.69%) Equities
4 12 (7.10%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.73%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.73%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.14%) Derivative
6 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.14%) Data Structures
6 7 (4.14%) Hedge funds
6 7 (4.14%) User Experience
7 5 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.37%) Physics
9 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.18%) Replication
10 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Windows
2 4 (2.37%) Linux
3 3 (1.78%) UNIX
3 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.59%) Android
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (41.42%) MVVM
3 59 (34.91%) TDD
4 40 (23.67%) Multithreading
5 37 (21.89%) Scrum
6 27 (15.98%) OO
7 21 (12.43%) MVC
8 14 (8.28%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.69%) BDD
10 11 (6.51%) Low Latency
10 11 (6.51%) Electronic Trading
10 11 (6.51%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (4.73%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (4.73%) OOD
11 8 (4.73%) SOA
12 7 (4.14%) Kanban
12 7 (4.14%) Analytics
13 6 (3.55%) Software Engineering
14 5 (2.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 163 (96.45%) C#
2 32 (18.93%) SQL
3 17 (10.06%) XAML
4 15 (8.88%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.10%) Java
6 11 (6.51%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.55%) C++
8 4 (2.37%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.78%) VB
9 3 (1.78%) Python
10 2 (1.18%) VBA
11 1 (0.59%) C
11 1 (0.59%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.59%) F#
11 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.59%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) Basel III
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Oracle
2 18 (10.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.92%) Sybase
4 5 (2.96%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.37%) Typemock
6 2 (1.18%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.18%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.59%) ESRI
7 1 (0.59%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.59%) Telerik
7 1 (0.59%) Google
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