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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 314 270 239
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -31
Contract jobs citing WPF 321 420 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 2.83% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 311 342
Median daily rate £451 £488 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.61 £36.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £43.75 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
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
14287 14850 14183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.25% 29.32% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9928 10404 9815
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 241 160
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -61 174 £525 -4.54% 76
East of England +36 37 £370 -1.33% 18
East Midlands -10 32 £383 +9.28% 11
North West +16 20 £375 +36.36% 28
South East +9 19 £388 +19.23% 44
South West -1 18 £325 -18.75% 11
West Midlands -21 13 £350 +7.69% 15
North East -27 5 £350 +133.33% 2
Yorkshire +13 1 £375 +19.04% 8
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 535 (93.04%) C#
2 463 (80.52%) .NET
3 253 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 245 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
5 211 (36.70%) SQL
6 205 (35.65%) WCF
7 172 (29.91%) MVC
8 171 (29.74%) MVVM
9 169 (29.39%) JavaScript
10 166 (28.87%) TDD
11 157 (27.30%) ASP.NET
12 143 (24.87%) HTML
13 134 (23.30%) Microsoft
14 133 (23.13%) .NET Framework
15 114 (19.83%) Front Office
16 111 (19.30%) Finance
17 101 (17.57%) Banking
18 99 (17.22%) OO
19 97 (16.87%) Multithreading
20 95 (16.52%) Visual Studio
21 85 (14.78%) CSS
22 82 (14.26%) Scrum
23 81 (14.09%) Windows
24 76 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
25 73 (12.70%) T-SQL
26 72 (12.52%) WinForms
27 71 (12.35%) Unit Testing
28 70 (12.17%) Entity Framework
29 69 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
29 69 (12.00%) Web Services

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 24 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.78%) CMS
3 15 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.74%) IIS
6 9 (1.57%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.57%) Confluence
7 6 (1.04%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.22%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.17%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.17%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.17%) RMDS
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.70%) SaaS
5 3 (0.52%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.70%) Network Security
1 4 (0.70%) snoop
2 2 (0.35%) AMQP
2 2 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.17%) Skype
3 1 (0.17%) SSL
3 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 19 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 18 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.96%) NoSQL
9 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.91%) MySQL
11 11 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.39%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.39%) Power BI
12 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 95 (16.52%) Visual Studio
2 76 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (9.22%) NUnit
4 31 (5.39%) Git (software)
5 28 (4.87%) Subversion
6 22 (3.83%) TeamCity
7 20 (3.48%) Moq
8 17 (2.96%) JIRA
9 15 (2.61%) ReSharper
10 14 (2.43%) SpecFlow
11 13 (2.26%) NCrunch
12 11 (1.91%) StyleCop
13 10 (1.74%) MSTest
13 10 (1.74%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (1.57%) Axure RP
15 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
15 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Blend
15 8 (1.39%) MSBuild
16 5 (0.87%) Bitbucket
16 5 (0.87%) Rational Robot
General
1 114 (19.83%) Front Office
2 111 (19.30%) Finance
3 101 (17.57%) Banking
4 53 (9.22%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.87%) Advertising
6 24 (4.17%) Back Office
7 13 (2.26%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.39%) Retail
9 7 (1.22%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.52%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.35%) French Language
11 2 (0.35%) Games
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 491 (85.39%) Developer
2 301 (52.35%) C# Developer
3 221 (38.43%) .NET Developer
4 173 (30.09%) WPF Developer
5 135 (23.48%) C# WPF Developer
6 133 (23.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 65 (11.30%) Senior Developer
8 54 (9.39%) SQL Developer
9 42 (7.30%) WCF Developer
10 35 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 35 (6.09%) C# WCF Developer
10 35 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
11 34 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
12 33 (5.74%) Software Developer
13 31 (5.39%) Architect
14 27 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (4.70%) UI Developer
15 23 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 22 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
17 21 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (80.52%) .NET
2 205 (35.65%) WCF
3 157 (27.30%) ASP.NET
4 143 (24.87%) HTML
5 133 (23.13%) .NET Framework
6 85 (14.78%) CSS
7 72 (12.52%) WinForms
8 70 (12.17%) Entity Framework
9 69 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 69 (12.00%) Web Services
10 66 (11.48%) AngularJS
11 61 (10.61%) XML
12 59 (10.26%) jQuery
13 57 (9.91%) LINQ
14 51 (8.87%) HTML5
15 45 (7.83%) REST
16 31 (5.39%) Ajax
17 25 (4.35%) Silverlight
18 24 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 44 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (6.78%) Fixed Income
3 39 (6.78%) User Experience
4 35 (6.09%) Computer Science
5 30 (5.22%) Hedge funds
6 21 (3.65%) Derivative
7 20 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (2.61%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.26%) Equities
11 12 (2.09%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.91%) Fintech
13 10 (1.74%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.57%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.39%) Blackberry
15 8 (1.39%) Physics
15 8 (1.39%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
17 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 81 (14.09%) Windows
2 20 (3.48%) Android
2 20 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.43%) Unix
4 9 (1.57%) Windows 8
5 8 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 8 (1.39%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (0.70%) Linux
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (29.91%) MVC
3 171 (29.74%) MVVM
4 166 (28.87%) TDD
5 99 (17.22%) OO
6 97 (16.87%) Multithreading
7 82 (14.26%) Scrum
8 71 (12.35%) Unit Testing
9 52 (9.04%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (8.52%) SDLC
10 49 (8.52%) Software Engineering
11 47 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (8.17%) OOD
12 42 (7.30%) BDD
13 32 (5.57%) Low Latency
14 31 (5.39%) Risk Management
15 30 (5.22%) Multithreaded Programming
16 29 (5.04%) Web Development
17 27 (4.70%) Electronic Trading
18 24 (4.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 535 (93.04%) C#
2 211 (36.70%) SQL
3 169 (29.39%) JavaScript
4 73 (12.70%) T-SQL
5 68 (11.83%) XAML
6 51 (8.87%) C++
7 46 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 32 (5.57%) Java
9 21 (3.65%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.78%) Python
11 13 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.91%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.91%) VB
12 11 (1.91%) VBA
13 7 (1.22%) Delphi
14 6 (1.04%) C
15 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.87%) PHP
15 5 (0.87%) VB6
16 4 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (8.35%) Degree
2 11 (1.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.35%) ISEB
5 2 (0.35%) PhD
6 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.61%) QA
2 5 (0.87%) Basel III
2 5 (0.87%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.17%) EMIR
3 1 (0.17%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.17%) MiFID
3 1 (0.17%) MISRA
3 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.17%) Ansible
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 134 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.43%) Oracle
3 25 (4.35%) DevExpress
4 16 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.61%) Xamarin
6 14 (2.43%) Infragistics
7 8 (1.39%) Perforce
8 7 (1.22%) Borland
8 7 (1.22%) Embarcadero
8 7 (1.22%) Telerik
9 6 (1.04%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.87%) Misys
10 5 (0.87%) Sophis
11 4 (0.70%) Adobe
11 4 (0.70%) Calypso
11 4 (0.70%) IBM
12 3 (0.52%) Syncfusion
12 3 (0.52%) Tableau
13 2 (0.35%) Charles River
13 2 (0.35%) RedGate
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £900 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago