The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 247 247 122
Rank change year-on-year
0 -125
Contract jobs citing WPF 472 418 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.83% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 2.93% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 296 601
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 28
Average hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £31.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +11.94%
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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +40 324 £550 +4.76% 112
South East -27 36 £375 +7.14% 53
South West +17 31 £375 - 29
East of England +11 25 £338 -6.89% 17
East Midlands -11 23 £368 +13.07% 11
West Midlands -7 14 £300 -20.00% 20
Yorkshire -32 9 £325 +14.03% 10
North West -60 9 £325 - 29
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WPF also 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 that cited WPF.

1 859 (92.86%) C#
2 630 (68.11%) .NET
3 400 (43.24%) WCF
4 386 (41.73%) SQL Server
5 357 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
6 322 (34.81%) SQL
7 240 (25.95%) TDD
8 224 (24.22%) MVVM
9 215 (23.24%) ASP.NET
10 198 (21.41%) Front Office
10 198 (21.41%) Finance
11 195 (21.08%) .NET Framework
12 194 (20.97%) Banking
13 189 (20.43%) Microsoft
14 174 (18.81%) MVC
15 143 (15.46%) Unit Testing
16 138 (14.92%) JavaScript
17 136 (14.70%) Multithreading
18 128 (13.84%) WinForms
19 122 (13.19%) Scrum
19 122 (13.19%) Windows
20 121 (13.08%) HTML
21 116 (12.54%) OO
22 113 (12.22%) Investment Banking
23 107 (11.57%) Oracle
24 97 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
25 90 (9.73%) Entity Framework
26 88 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
26 88 (9.51%) Java
27 87 (9.41%) Web Services

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WPF also 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 that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (3.46%) IIS
2 18 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
4 8 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (0.76%) NServiceBus
6 6 (0.65%) Confluence
6 6 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.54%) MTS
7 5 (0.54%) JBoss
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.43%) Node.js
9 3 (0.32%) CMS
9 3 (0.32%) Jetty
10 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.22%) Kentico
10 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 70 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.81%) MS Office
3 9 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) Mingle
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Endur
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) GitHub
4 1 (0.11%) CodePlex
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.86%) SSL
3 6 (0.65%) HTTP
4 5 (0.54%) DNS
5 4 (0.43%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.32%) AMQP
6 3 (0.32%) Internet
7 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.11%) DSL
8 1 (0.11%) SMPP
8 1 (0.11%) Wireless
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
8 1 (0.11%) LDAP
8 1 (0.11%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (41.73%) SQL Server
2 88 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 30 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 24 (2.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.62%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.86%) MS Access
14 8 (0.86%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.86%) Big Data
15 6 (0.65%) DB2
16 3 (0.32%) OLAP
16 3 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 86 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (7.57%) Visual Studio
3 54 (5.84%) NUnit
4 29 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 28 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 25 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 25 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 25 (2.70%) Subversion
7 22 (2.38%) Microsoft Blend
8 18 (1.95%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.73%) Moq
10 15 (1.62%) JIRA
11 14 (1.51%) Selenium
12 11 (1.19%) Hudson
13 10 (1.08%) Maven
14 9 (0.97%) WebDriver
14 9 (0.97%) NCover
14 9 (0.97%) FxCop
14 9 (0.97%) MSTest
15 8 (0.86%) MSBuild
General
1 198 (21.41%) Front Office
1 198 (21.41%) Finance
2 194 (20.97%) Banking
3 113 (12.22%) Investment Banking
4 18 (1.95%) Back Office
5 13 (1.41%) Retail
6 10 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.54%) French Language
9 3 (0.32%) Legal
9 3 (0.32%) Advertising
9 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.22%) Automotive
10 2 (0.22%) Law
10 2 (0.22%) Games
10 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Marketing
10 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 789 (85.30%) Developer
2 451 (48.76%) C# Developer
3 212 (22.92%) .NET Developer
4 196 (21.19%) WPF Developer
5 136 (14.70%) Senior Developer
6 93 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
7 73 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
8 43 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 41 (4.43%) Software Engineer
10 33 (3.57%) Architect
11 29 (3.14%) Java Developer
12 26 (2.81%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (2.81%) Senior WPF Developer
13 21 (2.27%) Programmer
13 21 (2.27%) GUI Developer
14 20 (2.16%) Lead Developer
14 20 (2.16%) SQL Developer
14 20 (2.16%) C# Programmer
15 19 (2.05%) C# Software Engineer
16 16 (1.73%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (68.11%) .NET
2 400 (43.24%) WCF
3 215 (23.24%) ASP.NET
4 195 (21.08%) .NET Framework
5 128 (13.84%) WinForms
6 121 (13.08%) HTML
7 90 (9.73%) Entity Framework
8 87 (9.41%) Web Services
9 79 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (8.00%) Silverlight
11 68 (7.35%) XML
12 62 (6.70%) CSS
13 58 (6.27%) LINQ
13 58 (6.27%) HTML5
14 55 (5.95%) jQuery
15 51 (5.51%) Unity DI Container
16 45 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (4.76%) Reactive Extensions
18 42 (4.54%) AngularJS
19 35 (3.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 72 (7.78%) Derivative
3 63 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (5.84%) Fixed Income
5 49 (5.30%) User Experience
6 41 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 35 (3.78%) Hedge funds
8 31 (3.35%) Equities
9 30 (3.24%) Mathematics
10 27 (2.92%) Credit Risk
11 25 (2.70%) Client/Server
12 23 (2.49%) Equity Derivative
13 20 (2.16%) Market Risk
13 20 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
14 16 (1.73%) Physics
15 13 (1.41%) Visualisation
15 13 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.19%) Data Structures
17 10 (1.08%) RIA
18 9 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 122 (13.19%) Windows
2 27 (2.92%) UNIX
3 10 (1.08%) Linux
4 9 (0.97%) Android
5 7 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (38.59%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (25.95%) TDD
3 224 (24.22%) MVVM
4 174 (18.81%) MVC
5 143 (15.46%) Unit Testing
6 136 (14.70%) Multithreading
7 122 (13.19%) Scrum
8 116 (12.54%) OO
9 97 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (8.32%) BDD
10 77 (8.32%) Software Engineering
11 52 (5.62%) SOA
12 50 (5.41%) SDLC
13 43 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
14 39 (4.22%) OOD
15 34 (3.68%) Electronic Trading
16 33 (3.57%) Low Latency
17 28 (3.03%) CRM
18 26 (2.81%) OOP
18 26 (2.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 859 (92.86%) C#
2 322 (34.81%) SQL
3 138 (14.92%) JavaScript
4 88 (9.51%) Java
5 73 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 49 (5.30%) C++
7 42 (4.54%) XAML
8 34 (3.68%) VB
9 32 (3.46%) VB.NET
10 30 (3.24%) PL/SQL
11 25 (2.70%) VBA
12 19 (2.05%) VB6
13 17 (1.84%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.41%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.30%) Python
16 10 (1.08%) C++/CLI
17 7 (0.76%) Pascal
17 7 (0.76%) Delphi
17 7 (0.76%) VBScript
18 5 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (6.81%) Degree
2 37 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (0.32%) PhD
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCTS
7 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.11%) HND
7 1 (0.11%) MCT
7 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.84%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.11%) Basel III
2 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.54%) Puppet
2 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.22%) WMI
3 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.11%) Control-M
4 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 189 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 107 (11.57%) Oracle
3 41 (4.43%) Sybase
4 28 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 27 (2.92%) DevExpress
6 19 (2.05%) Telerik
7 18 (1.95%) Infragistics
8 16 (1.73%) Bloomberg
9 13 (1.41%) Perforce
10 10 (1.08%) Solace
11 9 (0.97%) VMware
12 5 (0.54%) Tradeweb
12 5 (0.54%) eSpeed
13 4 (0.43%) ESRI
13 4 (0.43%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.43%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.32%) Syncfusion
14 3 (0.32%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.32%) Twitter
14 3 (0.32%) StreamBase
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