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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK / England
Rank 270 293 269
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 337 364 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.76% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 2.66% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 260 265
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £43.54 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.09% +8.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
13130 13667 12787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.39% 28.65% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9166 9538 8565
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 240 171
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -3 182 £550 -6.38% 56
East Midlands +25 41 £350 -4.76% 5
South East +17 38 £400 +12.67% 47
South West +20 27 £300 -25.00% 9
East of England -17 19 £400 +17.64% 19
North West +20 15 £375 +36.36% 19
West Midlands +2 11 £350 -11.67% 19
North East - 4 £325 - 3
Yorkshire +14 1 £400 +30.08% 6
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 621 (94.52%) C#
2 523 (79.60%) .NET
3 299 (45.51%) SQL Server
4 247 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
5 240 (36.53%) SQL
6 219 (33.33%) MVVM
7 216 (32.88%) WCF
8 211 (32.12%) TDD
9 206 (31.35%) MVC
10 203 (30.90%) ASP.NET
11 162 (24.66%) JavaScript
12 145 (22.07%) .NET Framework
13 141 (21.46%) HTML
14 137 (20.85%) Microsoft
15 120 (18.26%) Finance
16 111 (16.89%) Front Office
17 105 (15.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 103 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 101 (15.37%) Banking
20 93 (14.16%) Scrum
21 92 (14.00%) Visual Studio
22 90 (13.70%) OO
23 88 (13.39%) Windows
24 86 (13.09%) Unit Testing
25 83 (12.63%) CSS
26 82 (12.48%) Multithreading
27 81 (12.33%) AngularJS
28 77 (11.72%) Oracle
28 77 (11.72%) WinForms
29 69 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server

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 20 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.52%) CMS
3 10 (1.52%) NServiceBus
4 9 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 9 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.22%) IIS
6 6 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.91%) Confluence
7 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.30%) JBoss
8 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.15%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.07%) MS Office
4 5 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.67%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.22%) RMDS
3 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Endur
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.91%) Amazon S3
3 6 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.61%) SaaS
5 3 (0.46%) GitHub
6 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.28%) AMQP
2 5 (0.76%) snoop
3 4 (0.61%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.61%) Internet
3 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.30%) Skype
5 2 (0.30%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) Network Security
6 1 (0.15%) RS-232
6 1 (0.15%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (45.51%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (6.24%) NoSQL
4 26 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (3.50%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.20%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.59%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.98%) MySQL
12 11 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.52%) Big Data
13 10 (1.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 92 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 69 (10.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (10.05%) NUnit
4 51 (7.76%) Git (software)
5 39 (5.94%) Subversion
6 24 (3.65%) SpecFlow
7 21 (3.20%) JIRA
7 21 (3.20%) ReSharper
8 20 (3.04%) Moq
9 17 (2.59%) Mockito
10 14 (2.13%) NCrunch
10 14 (2.13%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Blend
12 10 (1.52%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.52%) StyleCop
13 9 (1.37%) Gradle
13 9 (1.37%) JUnit
13 9 (1.37%) Maven
13 9 (1.37%) MSBuild
14 8 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 120 (18.26%) Finance
2 111 (16.89%) Front Office
3 101 (15.37%) Banking
4 48 (7.31%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.35%) Advertising
6 18 (2.74%) Back Office
7 16 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.76%) Retail
9 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 567 (86.30%) Developer
2 372 (56.62%) C# Developer
3 242 (36.83%) .NET Developer
4 222 (33.79%) WPF Developer
5 171 (26.03%) C# WPF Developer
6 159 (24.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (8.98%) SQL Developer
8 56 (8.52%) Senior Developer
9 54 (8.22%) Software Developer
10 51 (7.76%) WCF Developer
11 42 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
12 40 (6.09%) UI Developer
13 39 (5.94%) C# WCF Developer
14 37 (5.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 35 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 34 (5.18%) C# Software Developer
17 32 (4.87%) Senior C# Developer
18 30 (4.57%) Front Office Developer
19 29 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
20 27 (4.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (79.60%) .NET
2 216 (32.88%) WCF
3 203 (30.90%) ASP.NET
4 145 (22.07%) .NET Framework
5 141 (21.46%) HTML
6 105 (15.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 103 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 83 (12.63%) CSS
9 81 (12.33%) AngularJS
10 77 (11.72%) WinForms
11 65 (9.89%) Entity Framework
11 65 (9.89%) Web Services
12 63 (9.59%) XML
13 60 (9.13%) HTML5
14 55 (8.37%) LINQ
15 51 (7.76%) REST
16 47 (7.15%) jQuery
17 36 (5.48%) Reactive Extensions
18 34 (5.18%) React
19 28 (4.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.98%) Fixed Income
2 53 (8.07%) User Experience
3 50 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.11%) Derivative
6 24 (3.65%) Fintech
7 23 (3.50%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.89%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.28%) Equities
10 11 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (1.52%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.22%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.07%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.07%) Market Risk
14 6 (0.91%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.76%) Swaptions
15 5 (0.76%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.61%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 88 (13.39%) Windows
2 25 (3.81%) Android
3 22 (3.35%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.59%) Unix
5 9 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.37%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (0.76%) Linux
7 5 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Solaris
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (33.33%) MVVM
3 211 (32.12%) TDD
4 206 (31.35%) MVC
5 93 (14.16%) Scrum
6 90 (13.70%) OO
7 86 (13.09%) Unit Testing
8 82 (12.48%) Multithreading
9 68 (10.35%) Dependency Injection
10 58 (8.83%) Software Engineering
11 53 (8.07%) SDLC
12 46 (7.00%) BDD
13 40 (6.09%) OOD
14 37 (5.63%) Electronic Trading
15 36 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (5.18%) Microservices
17 28 (4.26%) Continuous Delivery
18 27 (4.11%) Automated Testing
19 26 (3.96%) Asset Management
20 25 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 621 (94.52%) C#
2 240 (36.53%) SQL
3 162 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 67 (10.20%) T-SQL
4 67 (10.20%) XAML
5 51 (7.76%) C++
6 50 (7.61%) Java
7 43 (6.54%) VB.NET
8 21 (3.20%) PL/SQL
9 17 (2.59%) VBA
10 16 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.28%) Python
11 15 (2.28%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.83%) VB
13 10 (1.52%) VB6
14 9 (1.37%) Delphi
15 8 (1.22%) C
16 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.46%) Scala
18 2 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (7.61%) Degree
2 25 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.46%) PhD
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MCP
6 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.65%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) Basel III
2 5 (0.76%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.30%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) MISRA
4 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 137 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 77 (11.72%) Oracle
3 28 (4.26%) DevExpress
4 24 (3.65%) TIBCO
5 17 (2.59%) ION Trading
5 17 (2.59%) Telerik
6 16 (2.44%) Xamarin
7 14 (2.13%) Infragistics
7 14 (2.13%) Sitecore
8 10 (1.52%) Reuters
9 9 (1.37%) Borland
9 9 (1.37%) Embarcadero
10 7 (1.07%) Perforce
11 6 (0.91%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.91%) Syncfusion
12 5 (0.76%) Adobe
12 5 (0.76%) IBM
12 5 (0.76%) Misys
12 5 (0.76%) Sophis
13 4 (0.61%) Calypso
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