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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 359 270 276
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +6
Contract jobs citing WPF 274 452 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.86% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.80% 2.98% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 349 297
Median daily rate £450 £503 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.58 £40.00 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £48.26 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
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
15257 15166 14319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10613 10596 9505
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 £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 261 156
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -119 146 £538 -2.27% 84
South East +7 37 £350 - 34
South West +10 30 £313 -16.66% 12
East Midlands -13 20 £383 +9.28% 11
North West +12 17 £350 +16.66% 20
West Midlands -17 9 £363 +20.83% 11
East of England +8 8 £350 +3.70% 23
Yorkshire +11 2 £338 +3.84% 10
North East -20 2 £275 +83.33% 2
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 507 (94.24%) C#
2 419 (77.88%) .NET
3 235 (43.68%) SQL Server
4 208 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (37.55%) WCF
6 190 (35.32%) SQL
7 148 (27.51%) MVVM
8 145 (26.95%) ASP.NET
9 143 (26.58%) MVC
10 138 (25.65%) TDD
11 137 (25.46%) JavaScript
12 126 (23.42%) .NET Framework
13 124 (23.05%) HTML
14 121 (22.49%) Microsoft
15 119 (22.12%) Finance
16 116 (21.56%) Front Office
17 110 (20.45%) Multithreading
18 102 (18.96%) OO
19 101 (18.77%) WinForms
20 95 (17.66%) Banking
21 94 (17.47%) Team Foundation Server
22 83 (15.43%) Windows
23 76 (14.13%) Oracle
24 75 (13.94%) Visual Studio
25 70 (13.01%) Scrum
26 67 (12.45%) Web Services
26 67 (12.45%) Entity Framework
27 66 (12.27%) Unit Testing
27 66 (12.27%) C++
28 61 (11.34%) CSS

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 17 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.97%) IIS
3 14 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.04%) CMS
5 7 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.30%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.93%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.56%) Confluence
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.30%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Beauchamp
1 6 (1.12%) RMDS
2 4 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (0.56%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Endur
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.56%) Office 365
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (0.19%) DNS
2 1 (0.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.19%) Intranet
2 1 (0.19%) Skype
2 1 (0.19%) snoop
2 1 (0.19%) SSL
2 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (3.72%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.49%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.30%) MySQL
12 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 94 (17.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (13.94%) Visual Studio
3 47 (8.74%) NUnit
4 25 (4.65%) Subversion
5 22 (4.09%) Moq
6 20 (3.72%) TeamCity
7 18 (3.35%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (2.60%) MSTest
10 11 (2.04%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.67%) MSBuild
11 9 (1.67%) ReSharper
12 7 (1.30%) JIRA
12 7 (1.30%) StyleCop
12 7 (1.30%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (1.12%) Axure RP
13 6 (1.12%) NCrunch
13 6 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
14 5 (0.93%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 119 (22.12%) Finance
2 116 (21.56%) Front Office
3 95 (17.66%) Banking
4 52 (9.67%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.46%) Back Office
6 14 (2.60%) Advertising
7 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.49%) Retail
9 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.56%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (83.64%) Developer
2 307 (57.06%) C# Developer
3 191 (35.50%) .NET Developer
4 151 (28.07%) WPF Developer
5 126 (23.42%) C# WPF Developer
6 115 (21.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 70 (13.01%) Senior Developer
8 51 (9.48%) Senior C# Developer
9 48 (8.92%) SQL Developer
10 30 (5.58%) Software Developer
11 29 (5.39%) Senior WPF Developer
12 28 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
12 28 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 26 (4.83%) Senior .NET Developer
14 23 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 23 (4.28%) WCF Developer
15 21 (3.90%) Architect
16 20 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
16 20 (3.72%) C# WCF Developer
16 20 (3.72%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (77.88%) .NET
2 202 (37.55%) WCF
3 145 (26.95%) ASP.NET
4 126 (23.42%) .NET Framework
5 124 (23.05%) HTML
6 101 (18.77%) WinForms
7 67 (12.45%) Entity Framework
7 67 (12.45%) Web Services
8 61 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (11.34%) CSS
9 58 (10.78%) AngularJS
10 56 (10.41%) XML
11 49 (9.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 49 (9.11%) HTML5
12 46 (8.55%) jQuery
13 43 (7.99%) LINQ
14 28 (5.20%) Silverlight
15 27 (5.02%) Unity DI Container
16 26 (4.83%) REST
17 25 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 47 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.81%) Fixed Income
4 38 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 30 (5.58%) User Experience
6 29 (5.39%) Derivative
7 24 (4.46%) Hedge funds
8 22 (4.09%) Data Structures
9 17 (3.16%) Equity Derivative
10 16 (2.97%) Algorithms
10 16 (2.97%) Equities
11 15 (2.79%) Inversion of Control
11 15 (2.79%) N-Tier
12 12 (2.23%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.49%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.30%) Swaptions
15 6 (1.12%) Blackberry
15 6 (1.12%) NHS
16 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 83 (15.43%) Windows
2 14 (2.60%) Android
2 14 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.23%) Unix
4 7 (1.30%) Windows Phone
5 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.74%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (27.51%) MVVM
3 143 (26.58%) MVC
4 138 (25.65%) TDD
5 110 (20.45%) Multithreading
6 102 (18.96%) OO
7 70 (13.01%) Scrum
8 66 (12.27%) Unit Testing
9 51 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
10 50 (9.29%) Electronic Trading
11 45 (8.36%) OOD
12 44 (8.18%) BDD
13 43 (7.99%) Software Engineering
14 42 (7.81%) Low Latency
15 40 (7.43%) Risk Management
15 40 (7.43%) SDLC
16 33 (6.13%) Web Development
17 32 (5.95%) Dependency Injection
17 32 (5.95%) Market Making
18 27 (5.02%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 507 (94.24%) C#
2 190 (35.32%) SQL
3 137 (25.46%) JavaScript
4 66 (12.27%) C++
5 55 (10.22%) XAML
6 40 (7.43%) T-SQL
7 39 (7.25%) VB.NET
8 31 (5.76%) Java
9 27 (5.02%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.35%) Python
11 14 (2.60%) VBA
12 13 (2.42%) VB
13 11 (2.04%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.86%) PHP
14 10 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.93%) Perl
15 5 (0.93%) VB6
15 5 (0.93%) VBScript
16 2 (0.37%) C
16 2 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 47 (8.74%) Degree
2 11 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.37%) ISEB
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.19%) EMIR
3 1 (0.19%) MISRA
3 1 (0.19%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) Ansible
1 3 (0.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 121 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 76 (14.13%) Oracle
3 21 (3.90%) DevExpress
4 14 (2.60%) Infragistics
5 11 (2.04%) Syncfusion
5 11 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 10 (1.86%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.67%) ION Trading
7 9 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.30%) Sybase
9 6 (1.12%) Charles River
10 5 (0.93%) Reuters
11 4 (0.74%) SimCorp
12 3 (0.56%) Perforce
12 3 (0.56%) Telerik
13 2 (0.37%) IBM
13 2 (0.37%) Misys
13 2 (0.37%) Sophis
13 2 (0.37%) Splunk
13 2 (0.37%) Teradata
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