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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 240 207 133
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -74
Contract jobs citing WPF 469 485 745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.01% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 3.59% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 331 543
Average daily rate
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£475 £435 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £355 £364
% change year-on-year
-7.04% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
Average hourly rate £46.42 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.61% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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
14076 13491 12666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.17% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9611 8873 8150
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 195 315
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +8 284 £569 +8.33% 110
South East -24 67 £350 -5.72% 42
East Midlands -6 30 £300 -11.11% 10
South West -2 23 £313 -1.96% 14
East of England -10 22 £325 -7.14% 15
West Midlands -8 14 £313 -16.66% 22
Yorkshire -16 13 £325 -3.70% 17
North West -48 8 £350 +3.70% 26
North East -20 2 £375 - 7
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 863 (92.70%) C#
2 690 (74.11%) .NET
3 437 (46.94%) WCF
4 378 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
5 374 (40.17%) SQL Server
6 338 (36.31%) SQL
7 232 (24.92%) TDD
8 217 (23.31%) ASP.NET
9 214 (22.99%) MVVM
10 193 (20.73%) .NET Framework
10 193 (20.73%) Finance
11 191 (20.52%) Banking
12 189 (20.30%) Front Office
13 174 (18.69%) WinForms
14 165 (17.72%) MVC
15 162 (17.40%) Microsoft
16 157 (16.86%) JavaScript
17 149 (16.00%) HTML
18 146 (15.68%) Multithreading
19 128 (13.75%) Windows
20 125 (13.43%) Unit Testing
21 121 (13.00%) Oracle
22 119 (12.78%) Scrum
22 119 (12.78%) Investment Banking
23 117 (12.57%) OO
24 103 (11.06%) Web Services
25 94 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
26 87 (9.34%) Entity Framework
27 83 (8.92%) T-SQL
28 81 (8.70%) Java

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (1.72%) IIS
1 16 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.29%) Confluence
4 7 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.64%) CMS
6 5 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.54%) Apache
6 5 (0.54%) MTS
7 4 (0.43%) Node.js
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.32%) JBoss
8 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.21%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.21%) Lync
Applications
1 66 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.40%) MS Office
3 7 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.32%) Mingle
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.75%) Markit EDM
1 7 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.54%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.32%) RMDS
4 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Endur
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.11%) CodePlex
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.86%) HTTP
3 6 (0.64%) Internet
3 6 (0.64%) AMQP
4 4 (0.43%) SSL
4 4 (0.43%) DNS
5 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.21%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) DSL
6 1 (0.11%) SMPP
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) SNMP
6 1 (0.11%) LDAP
6 1 (0.11%) GPRS
6 1 (0.11%) GSM
6 1 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (40.17%) SQL Server
2 94 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 38 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (3.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (1.61%) NoSQL
11 11 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.97%) MS Access
13 8 (0.86%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.64%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.64%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.64%) Big Data
16 5 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (6.44%) Visual Studio
3 44 (4.73%) NUnit
4 38 (4.08%) Subversion
5 29 (3.11%) JIRA
6 24 (2.58%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.26%) Git (software)
8 19 (2.04%) Moq
9 17 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 15 (1.61%) SpecFlow
11 14 (1.50%) Microsoft Blend
11 14 (1.50%) MSTest
11 14 (1.50%) Maven
12 11 (1.18%) MSI
12 11 (1.18%) Jenkins
13 9 (0.97%) Selenium
14 8 (0.86%) JUnit
15 6 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (0.64%) ProC
16 5 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 193 (20.73%) Finance
2 191 (20.52%) Banking
3 189 (20.30%) Front Office
4 119 (12.78%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.26%) Retail
6 13 (1.40%) Back Office
7 7 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.64%) Publishing
9 5 (0.54%) French Language
10 4 (0.43%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) Legal
11 3 (0.32%) Marketing
12 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.21%) Advertising
12 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 785 (84.32%) Developer
2 451 (48.44%) C# Developer
3 246 (26.42%) .NET Developer
4 173 (18.58%) WPF Developer
5 121 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 115 (12.35%) Senior Developer
7 61 (6.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 41 (4.40%) Architect
9 36 (3.87%) Senior .NET Developer
10 35 (3.76%) Software Engineer
10 35 (3.76%) Java Developer
11 30 (3.22%) Software Developer
12 25 (2.69%) Programmer
13 21 (2.26%) C# Programmer
13 21 (2.26%) Designer
14 20 (2.15%) C# Software Engineer
15 19 (2.04%) SQL Developer
15 19 (2.04%) Front Office Developer
16 18 (1.93%) Lead Developer
17 17 (1.83%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 690 (74.11%) .NET
2 437 (46.94%) WCF
3 217 (23.31%) ASP.NET
4 193 (20.73%) .NET Framework
5 174 (18.69%) WinForms
6 149 (16.00%) HTML
7 103 (11.06%) Web Services
8 87 (9.34%) Entity Framework
9 75 (8.06%) CSS
10 74 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 69 (7.41%) HTML5
12 68 (7.30%) Silverlight
12 68 (7.30%) XML
13 65 (6.98%) LINQ
14 56 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 54 (5.80%) jQuery
16 44 (4.73%) Reactive Extensions
17 41 (4.40%) AngularJS
18 39 (4.19%) Unity DI Container
19 36 (3.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 69 (7.41%) Derivative
3 63 (6.77%) Fixed Income
4 39 (4.19%) Hedge funds
4 39 (4.19%) User Experience
5 38 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.65%) Equities
7 30 (3.22%) Mathematics
8 24 (2.58%) Credit Risk
9 22 (2.36%) Client/Server
10 21 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
10 21 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
11 15 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.29%) Physics
13 10 (1.07%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (0.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 8 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.86%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 128 (13.75%) Windows
2 35 (3.76%) UNIX
3 17 (1.83%) Linux
4 8 (0.86%) Android
5 6 (0.64%) Solaris
5 6 (0.64%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
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
1 378 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (24.92%) TDD
3 214 (22.99%) MVVM
4 165 (17.72%) MVC
5 146 (15.68%) Multithreading
6 125 (13.43%) Unit Testing
7 119 (12.78%) Scrum
8 117 (12.57%) OO
9 74 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (7.84%) Software Engineering
11 45 (4.83%) SOA
12 44 (4.73%) Dependency Injection
13 41 (4.40%) OOD
14 40 (4.30%) BDD
14 40 (4.30%) SDLC
15 36 (3.87%) CRM
16 35 (3.76%) Low Latency
17 29 (3.11%) Electronic Trading
18 28 (3.01%) Business Analysis
19 26 (2.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 863 (92.70%) C#
2 338 (36.31%) SQL
3 157 (16.86%) JavaScript
4 83 (8.92%) T-SQL
5 81 (8.70%) Java
6 52 (5.59%) XAML
7 47 (5.05%) C++
8 46 (4.94%) PL/SQL
9 37 (3.97%) VB
10 36 (3.87%) VB.NET
11 31 (3.33%) VBA
12 24 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.26%) VB6
14 12 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.29%) Python
15 9 (0.97%) VBScript
16 8 (0.86%) Scala
17 6 (0.64%) C
18 4 (0.43%) PHP
18 4 (0.43%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (5.69%) Degree
2 35 (3.76%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.32%) MCPD
7 2 (0.21%) MCTS
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) OCP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (0.86%) Firmware
2 5 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 7 (0.75%) Puppet
2 5 (0.54%) Control-M
3 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.32%) WMI
4 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 162 (17.40%) Microsoft
2 121 (13.00%) Oracle
3 44 (4.73%) DevExpress
4 36 (3.87%) Sybase
4 36 (3.87%) TIBCO
5 27 (2.90%) Infragistics
6 24 (2.58%) Telerik
7 12 (1.29%) Bloomberg
8 10 (1.07%) VMware
9 8 (0.86%) Perforce
9 8 (0.86%) IBM
10 7 (0.75%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.64%) Solace
12 5 (0.54%) Tradeweb
12 5 (0.54%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.54%) Tableau
12 5 (0.54%) eSpeed
12 5 (0.54%) Google
12 5 (0.54%) Murex
13 4 (0.43%) Informatica
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: Negotiable Depandant on Skills
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
William-Arthur & Associates
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + immediate start
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £375.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 Per Day £300-325/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago