The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 334 247 207
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -40
Contract jobs citing WPF 310 476 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.94% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.23% 3.42% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 343 380
Median daily rate £525 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
- -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-74.11% +13.33%
WPF
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13920 13898 13383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.25% 27.32% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9981 9294 9008
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 193 169
Median hourly rate £32.20 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in England

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in England

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in England

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in England

WPF
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

WPF Hourly Rate Histogram in England

WPF
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -42 205 £575 +9.52% 96
South East -48 32 £344 +1.85% 36
East Midlands +10 24 £425 +41.66% 10
East of England +21 21 £325 - 15
South West -29 11 £358 +13.85% 15
North West +2 9 £313 -10.71% 37
Yorkshire +3 6 £325 -13.33% 10
North East -39 2 £308 -18.00%
West Midlands -25 1 £400 +28.00% 10
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WPF.

1 653 (95.89%) C#
2 504 (74.01%) .NET
3 273 (40.09%) SQL Server
4 245 (35.98%) WCF
5 230 (33.77%) SQL
6 210 (30.84%) MVVM
7 196 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
8 181 (26.58%) Finance
9 170 (24.96%) MVC
9 170 (24.96%) ASP.NET
10 151 (22.17%) Front Office
11 150 (22.03%) .NET Framework
12 149 (21.88%) Multithreading
13 148 (21.73%) Microsoft
14 147 (21.59%) TDD
15 137 (20.12%) WinForms
16 135 (19.82%) Windows
17 119 (17.47%) Oracle
18 111 (16.30%) JavaScript
19 109 (16.01%) Visual Studio
20 106 (15.57%) Banking
21 103 (15.12%) Electronic Trading
22 100 (14.68%) OO
23 99 (14.54%) HTML
24 92 (13.51%) Software Engineering
24 92 (13.51%) Unit Testing
25 85 (12.48%) Team Foundation Server
26 80 (11.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 78 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
28 75 (11.01%) Analytical Skills

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 23 (3.38%) IIS
2 15 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.17%) CMS
4 6 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.44%) Jetty
8 2 (0.29%) Node.js
8 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) JBoss
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.08%) MS Office
3 6 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.94%) RMDS
2 14 (2.06%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.73%) Endur
4 4 (0.59%) Beauchamp
5 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) GitHub
3 1 (0.15%) Google Play
3 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.91%) HTTP
2 6 (0.88%) Network Security
3 5 (0.73%) DNS
3 5 (0.73%) SSL
3 5 (0.73%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.44%) Internet
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 2 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (40.09%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (5.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 35 (5.14%) Relational Database
5 33 (4.85%) Oracle Database
6 26 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (2.94%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.62%) MS Access
11 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.32%) Big Data
14 8 (1.17%) MySQL
15 7 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.03%) HBase
16 6 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 109 (16.01%) Visual Studio
2 85 (12.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (9.84%) NUnit
4 25 (3.67%) Subversion
5 20 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 17 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 17 (2.50%) SpecFlow
7 13 (1.91%) Moq
8 12 (1.76%) MSTest
9 10 (1.47%) Jasmine
9 10 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 9 (1.32%) MSBuild
10 9 (1.32%) NSubstitute
10 9 (1.32%) Selenium
11 8 (1.17%) ClearCase
11 8 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.03%) JIRA
12 7 (1.03%) NCrunch
13 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 181 (26.58%) Finance
2 151 (22.17%) Front Office
3 106 (15.57%) Banking
4 59 (8.66%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.03%) Advertising
6 7 (1.03%) Games
7 5 (0.73%) Back Office
7 5 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.59%) Retail
9 3 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.29%) Avionics
10 2 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 536 (78.71%) Developer
2 382 (56.09%) C# Developer
3 224 (32.89%) WPF Developer
4 198 (29.07%) .NET Developer
5 179 (26.28%) C# WPF Developer
6 127 (18.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 92 (13.51%) Senior Developer
8 70 (10.28%) Senior C# Developer
9 59 (8.66%) Software Engineer
10 52 (7.64%) Senior WPF Developer
11 51 (7.49%) SQL Developer
12 37 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 36 (5.29%) C# Software Engineer
14 33 (4.85%) Front Office Developer
15 28 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (4.11%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
15 28 (4.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 27 (3.96%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 27 (3.96%) Software Developer
16 27 (3.96%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (74.01%) .NET
2 245 (35.98%) WCF
3 170 (24.96%) ASP.NET
4 150 (22.03%) .NET Framework
5 137 (20.12%) WinForms
6 99 (14.54%) HTML
7 78 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (10.43%) XML
9 63 (9.25%) Web Services
10 58 (8.52%) CSS
11 56 (8.22%) LINQ
12 55 (8.08%) Entity Framework
13 52 (7.64%) jQuery
14 47 (6.90%) Reactive Extensions
15 39 (5.73%) HTML5
16 37 (5.43%) AngularJS
17 35 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (5.14%) FIX Protocol
18 34 (4.99%) Unity DI Container
19 27 (3.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 75 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.20%) Fixed Income
4 48 (7.05%) User Experience
5 34 (4.99%) Derivative
6 23 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.08%) Equities
8 16 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
9 14 (2.06%) Market Risk
10 12 (1.76%) Hedge funds
10 12 (1.76%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.47%) Visualisation
12 9 (1.32%) Clustering
13 8 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 7 (1.03%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.88%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.88%) Video on Demand
16 5 (0.73%) Mathematics
16 5 (0.73%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 135 (19.82%) Windows
2 17 (2.50%) Unix
3 12 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.47%) Linux
4 10 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.03%) Android
5 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (30.84%) MVVM
2 196 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (24.96%) MVC
4 149 (21.88%) Multithreading
5 147 (21.59%) TDD
6 103 (15.12%) Electronic Trading
7 100 (14.68%) OO
8 92 (13.51%) Software Engineering
8 92 (13.51%) Unit Testing
9 63 (9.25%) Scrum
10 48 (7.05%) Low Latency
11 43 (6.31%) BDD
11 43 (6.31%) Risk Management
12 42 (6.17%) Market Making
13 41 (6.02%) SDLC
14 39 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (5.58%) OOD
15 38 (5.58%) Web Development
16 36 (5.29%) Performance Optimisation
17 34 (4.99%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 653 (95.89%) C#
2 230 (33.77%) SQL
3 111 (16.30%) JavaScript
4 72 (10.57%) XAML
5 68 (9.99%) C++
6 61 (8.96%) T-SQL
7 53 (7.78%) Java
8 39 (5.73%) VBA
9 36 (5.29%) VB.NET
10 32 (4.70%) PL/SQL
11 31 (4.55%) VB
12 25 (3.67%) Python
13 14 (2.06%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.91%) PHP
14 13 (1.91%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.91%) VBScript
15 6 (0.88%) Perl
16 5 (0.73%) C
16 5 (0.73%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (7.34%) Degree
2 7 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.88%) ISEB
3 6 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 6 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.59%) PhD
6 3 (0.44%) MCITP
6 3 (0.44%) MCTS
7 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.03%) QA
2 5 (0.73%) MiFID
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.15%) Ansible
2 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 148 (21.73%) Microsoft
2 119 (17.47%) Oracle
3 32 (4.70%) TIBCO
4 31 (4.55%) DevExpress
5 25 (3.67%) ION Trading
6 20 (2.94%) Reuters
6 20 (2.94%) Sybase
7 14 (2.06%) VMware
8 12 (1.76%) Telerik
9 7 (1.03%) Syncfusion
10 6 (0.88%) Infragistics
11 5 (0.73%) Charles River
12 4 (0.59%) Murex
13 3 (0.44%) SimCorp
13 3 (0.44%) Sitecore
13 3 (0.44%) Solace
14 2 (0.29%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.29%) Tableau
14 2 (0.29%) Teradata
14 2 (0.29%) Xamarin
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