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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 378 270 241
Rank change year-on-year
-108 -29
Contract jobs citing WPF 265 443 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.86% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 3.06% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 332 316
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.22% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.42 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% +32.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £23.75 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.92 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
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
14811 14498 13775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.75% 28.04% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10460 9952 9010
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 £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 200
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -91 150 £550 -4.34% 62
South East -2 45 £390 +4.00% 31
East Midlands -1 21 £333 -11.33% 7
Yorkshire +3 14 £325 - 13
South West 0 13 £368 -8.12% 9
North West -2 8 £350 +7.69% 21
East of England -2 5 £350 +3.70% 15
West Midlands -32 4 £350 +7.69% 16
North East -36 3 £275 -26.66% 2
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 603 (95.56%) C#
2 484 (76.70%) .NET
3 252 (39.94%) SQL Server
4 225 (35.66%) WCF
5 205 (32.49%) SQL
6 197 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (30.90%) MVVM
8 161 (25.52%) Front Office
9 152 (24.09%) MVC
10 149 (23.61%) Finance
11 145 (22.98%) Multithreading
12 143 (22.66%) ASP.NET
13 139 (22.03%) .NET Framework
14 128 (20.29%) Microsoft
14 128 (20.29%) TDD
15 120 (19.02%) WinForms
16 118 (18.70%) JavaScript
17 111 (17.59%) HTML
18 109 (17.27%) Oracle
19 101 (16.01%) Banking
20 100 (15.85%) OO
21 98 (15.53%) Windows
22 94 (14.90%) Visual Studio
23 89 (14.10%) Electronic Trading
24 87 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 80 (12.68%) Unit Testing
26 79 (12.52%) Team Foundation Server
27 75 (11.89%) C++
28 71 (11.25%) Web Services
29 70 (11.09%) XAML

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 21 (3.33%) IIS
2 17 (2.69%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.74%) CMS
5 7 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.48%) Jetty
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.32%) Confluence
9 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.38%) MS Office
3 6 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.17%) RMDS
2 14 (2.22%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.95%) Beauchamp
4 4 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.48%) Endur
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) GitHub
3 1 (0.16%) Google Play
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.90%) HTTP
2 9 (1.43%) Network Security
3 6 (0.95%) DNS
3 6 (0.95%) SSL
4 5 (0.79%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.48%) Internet
5 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.32%) Intranet
7 1 (0.16%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (39.94%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 27 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 17 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.27%) MySQL
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.79%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 94 (14.90%) Visual Studio
2 79 (12.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (8.87%) NUnit
4 29 (4.60%) Subversion
5 23 (3.65%) SpecFlow
5 23 (3.65%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.54%) Moq
7 15 (2.38%) MSTest
8 14 (2.22%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (1.74%) Git (software)
9 11 (1.74%) JIRA
9 11 (1.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 9 (1.43%) MSBuild
11 8 (1.27%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.27%) Selenium
12 6 (0.95%) TortoiseSVN
13 5 (0.79%) Fiddler
13 5 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 161 (25.52%) Front Office
2 149 (23.61%) Finance
3 101 (16.01%) Banking
4 56 (8.87%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.90%) Back Office
6 9 (1.43%) Advertising
7 7 (1.11%) Retail
8 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.79%) Games
9 3 (0.48%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.32%) French Language
10 2 (0.32%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 519 (82.25%) Developer
2 372 (58.95%) C# Developer
3 198 (31.38%) WPF Developer
4 192 (30.43%) .NET Developer
5 162 (25.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 115 (18.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 79 (12.52%) Senior Developer
8 60 (9.51%) Senior C# Developer
9 41 (6.50%) Senior WPF Developer
9 41 (6.50%) SQL Developer
10 32 (5.07%) Front Office Developer
11 30 (4.75%) Software Engineer
12 26 (4.12%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
12 26 (4.12%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 25 (3.96%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
14 24 (3.80%) C# GUI Developer
14 24 (3.80%) GUI Developer
15 23 (3.65%) C# Software Engineer
16 22 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 20 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (76.70%) .NET
2 225 (35.66%) WCF
3 143 (22.66%) ASP.NET
4 139 (22.03%) .NET Framework
5 120 (19.02%) WinForms
6 111 (17.59%) HTML
7 71 (11.25%) Web Services
8 60 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (9.51%) XML
9 55 (8.72%) CSS
10 53 (8.40%) Entity Framework
11 49 (7.77%) jQuery
12 46 (7.29%) LINQ
13 43 (6.81%) AngularJS
13 43 (6.81%) HTML5
14 42 (6.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (6.66%) Reactive Extensions
15 40 (6.34%) FIX Protocol
16 36 (5.71%) Unity DI Container
17 28 (4.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (9.35%) Fixed Income
4 43 (6.81%) Derivative
5 40 (6.34%) Computer Science
6 39 (6.18%) User Experience
7 22 (3.49%) Equities
8 21 (3.33%) Hedge funds
9 19 (3.01%) Equity Derivative
10 15 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
11 14 (2.22%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.90%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.58%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.43%) Digital Media
14 9 (1.43%) Swaptions
15 8 (1.27%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.27%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.11%) Video on Demand
17 6 (0.95%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 98 (15.53%) Windows
2 13 (2.06%) Unix
3 9 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.95%) Android
4 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.32%) Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (30.90%) MVVM
3 152 (24.09%) MVC
4 145 (22.98%) Multithreading
5 128 (20.29%) TDD
6 100 (15.85%) OO
7 89 (14.10%) Electronic Trading
8 80 (12.68%) Unit Testing
9 60 (9.51%) Scrum
10 55 (8.72%) Low Latency
11 54 (8.56%) Software Engineering
12 51 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (7.45%) Risk Management
14 44 (6.97%) BDD
14 44 (6.97%) OOD
15 43 (6.81%) Market Making
16 41 (6.50%) Performance Optimisation
17 40 (6.34%) SDLC
17 40 (6.34%) Web Development
18 38 (6.02%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 603 (95.56%) C#
2 205 (32.49%) SQL
3 118 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 75 (11.89%) C++
5 70 (11.09%) XAML
6 50 (7.92%) T-SQL
7 47 (7.45%) Java
8 37 (5.86%) VB.NET
9 33 (5.23%) PL/SQL
10 30 (4.75%) VBA
11 24 (3.80%) Python
11 24 (3.80%) VB
12 17 (2.69%) PHP
13 14 (2.22%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.90%) VBScript
15 11 (1.74%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.79%) Perl
16 5 (0.79%) Ruby
17 4 (0.63%) C
18 3 (0.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 61 (9.67%) Degree
2 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.63%) ISEB
3 4 (0.63%) PhD
3 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.48%) MCITP
4 3 (0.48%) MCTS
5 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.74%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) MiFID
3 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.48%) Ansible
1 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 128 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 109 (17.27%) Oracle
3 30 (4.75%) TIBCO
4 27 (4.28%) DevExpress
5 24 (3.80%) ION Trading
6 22 (3.49%) Sybase
7 19 (3.01%) Reuters
8 14 (2.22%) Infragistics
9 11 (1.74%) Syncfusion
10 8 (1.27%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.27%) Telerik
11 6 (0.95%) Charles River
11 6 (0.95%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.63%) SimCorp
13 3 (0.48%) Murex
13 3 (0.48%) Solace
13 3 (0.48%) VMware
14 2 (0.32%) Splunk
14 2 (0.32%) Tableau
14 2 (0.32%) Teradata
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