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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 385 261 266
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 259 470 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.89% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 3.11% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 351 295
Median daily rate £475 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +18.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +18.62%
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
15185 15118 14251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.16% 28.53% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10614 10371 9209
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 263 199
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 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
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 25 August 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 -125 149 £550 - 71
South East +9 43 £375 -1.31% 44
East Midlands -9 16 £340 -9.33% 6
South West -4 13 £360 -4.00% 19
North West +13 12 £350 +7.69% 21
Yorkshire +3 9 £325 - 15
West Midlands -37 9 £350 +16.66% 13
East of England -9 3 £350 +3.70% 19
North East - 3 £275 - 1
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 542 (94.76%) C#
2 442 (77.27%) .NET
3 244 (42.66%) SQL Server
4 211 (36.89%) WCF
5 192 (33.57%) SQL
6 191 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
7 167 (29.20%) MVVM
8 138 (24.13%) ASP.NET
9 137 (23.95%) Front Office
10 135 (23.60%) Finance
11 133 (23.25%) MVC
12 131 (22.90%) Multithreading
13 128 (22.38%) .NET Framework
14 121 (21.15%) TDD
15 116 (20.28%) JavaScript
16 113 (19.76%) Microsoft
17 112 (19.58%) HTML
18 106 (18.53%) WinForms
19 101 (17.66%) OO
20 99 (17.31%) Banking
21 91 (15.91%) Windows
22 90 (15.73%) Oracle
23 81 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
24 76 (13.29%) Visual Studio
25 74 (12.94%) Electronic Trading
25 74 (12.94%) Unit Testing
26 73 (12.76%) C++
27 72 (12.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 62 (10.84%) XAML
29 61 (10.66%) 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 18 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.97%) IIS
3 15 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.92%) CMS
5 7 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (1.05%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.52%) Confluence
8 3 (0.52%) Jetty
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.92%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.27%) RMDS
2 9 (1.57%) ION MarketView
3 6 (1.05%) Beauchamp
4 4 (0.70%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.52%) Endur
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.52%) Office 365
3 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.57%) Network Security
2 3 (0.52%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) DNS
3 2 (0.35%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (42.66%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.32%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.10%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.70%) MySQL
11 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.52%) Power BI
13 2 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 81 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (13.29%) Visual Studio
3 52 (9.09%) NUnit
4 30 (5.24%) Subversion
5 25 (4.37%) TeamCity
6 23 (4.02%) SpecFlow
7 19 (3.32%) Moq
8 15 (2.62%) MSTest
8 15 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (1.75%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.57%) JIRA
10 9 (1.57%) MSBuild
10 9 (1.57%) Selenium
11 8 (1.40%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
13 4 (0.70%) Axure RP
13 4 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (0.70%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.52%) TestComplete
General
1 137 (23.95%) Front Office
2 135 (23.60%) Finance
3 99 (17.31%) Banking
4 57 (9.97%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.80%) Back Office
6 13 (2.27%) Advertising
7 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.87%) Retail
8 4 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 480 (83.92%) Developer
2 338 (59.09%) C# Developer
3 181 (31.64%) WPF Developer
4 178 (31.12%) .NET Developer
5 147 (25.70%) C# WPF Developer
6 102 (17.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 76 (13.29%) Senior Developer
8 57 (9.97%) Senior C# Developer
9 39 (6.82%) SQL Developer
10 37 (6.47%) Senior WPF Developer
11 25 (4.37%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
12 23 (4.02%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 23 (4.02%) Front Office Developer
13 22 (3.85%) Architect
13 22 (3.85%) Software Engineer
14 21 (3.67%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
15 20 (3.50%) C# GUI Developer
15 20 (3.50%) C# Software Engineer
15 20 (3.50%) GUI Developer
16 19 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (77.27%) .NET
2 211 (36.89%) WCF
3 138 (24.13%) ASP.NET
4 128 (22.38%) .NET Framework
5 112 (19.58%) HTML
6 106 (18.53%) WinForms
7 59 (10.31%) Web Services
8 58 (10.14%) XML
9 53 (9.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (9.27%) Entity Framework
10 50 (8.74%) jQuery
11 49 (8.57%) LINQ
12 48 (8.39%) CSS
13 46 (8.04%) HTML5
14 42 (7.34%) AngularJS
15 35 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 35 (6.12%) FIX Protocol
16 32 (5.59%) Reactive Extensions
17 29 (5.07%) Unity DI Container
18 27 (4.72%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 61 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (8.92%) Fixed Income
4 42 (7.34%) Computer Science
5 40 (6.99%) Derivative
6 30 (5.24%) User Experience
7 21 (3.67%) Equities
7 21 (3.67%) Hedge funds
8 20 (3.50%) Data Structures
8 20 (3.50%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (2.62%) N-Tier
10 14 (2.45%) Algorithms
11 13 (2.27%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.57%) Digital Media
12 9 (1.57%) Swaptions
13 5 (0.87%) Clustering
13 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.87%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 91 (15.91%) Windows
2 13 (2.27%) Unix
3 8 (1.40%) Android
3 8 (1.40%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.40%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.70%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.35%) Linux
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (33.39%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (29.20%) MVVM
3 133 (23.25%) MVC
4 131 (22.90%) Multithreading
5 121 (21.15%) TDD
6 101 (17.66%) OO
7 74 (12.94%) Electronic Trading
7 74 (12.94%) Unit Testing
8 56 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (9.79%) Scrum
9 51 (8.92%) Low Latency
10 43 (7.52%) BDD
10 43 (7.52%) OOD
10 43 (7.52%) Risk Management
11 39 (6.82%) Market Making
12 38 (6.64%) Software Engineering
13 36 (6.29%) SDLC
14 34 (5.94%) Algorithmic Trading
15 33 (5.77%) Performance Optimisation
16 32 (5.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 542 (94.76%) C#
2 192 (33.57%) SQL
3 116 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 73 (12.76%) C++
5 62 (10.84%) XAML
6 43 (7.52%) VB.NET
7 39 (6.82%) T-SQL
8 35 (6.12%) Java
9 28 (4.90%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.32%) VBA
11 17 (2.97%) Python
12 14 (2.45%) VB
13 13 (2.27%) PHP
14 12 (2.10%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.22%) VBScript
17 5 (0.87%) Perl
18 2 (0.35%) Delphi
18 2 (0.35%) ES6
18 2 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (9.62%) Degree
2 4 (0.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.17%) MCITP
5 1 (0.17%) MCSD
5 1 (0.17%) MCTS
5 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.92%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Ansible
1 3 (0.52%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 113 (19.76%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.73%) Oracle
3 23 (4.02%) TIBCO
4 21 (3.67%) DevExpress
5 18 (3.15%) Sybase
6 17 (2.97%) ION Trading
7 13 (2.27%) Infragistics
8 12 (2.10%) Reuters
8 12 (2.10%) Syncfusion
9 8 (1.40%) Sitecore
10 7 (1.22%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.05%) Charles River
12 4 (0.70%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.70%) Telerik
13 3 (0.52%) Solace
14 2 (0.35%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.35%) Perforce
14 2 (0.35%) Splunk
14 2 (0.35%) Tableau
14 2 (0.35%) Teradata
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + Long term contracts
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day + benefits & holiday allowed
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £185 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day 12 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: ?400/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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V2
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Gorkana
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