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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 370 254 212
Rank change year-on-year
-116 -42
Contract jobs citing WPF 260 460 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 3.24% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 330 357
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £639 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £23.75 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £49.13 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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
14293 14210 13680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.06% 27.90% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10193 9693 9057
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 204 197
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 June 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 June 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 -70 161 £565 +0.44% 67
South East -30 35 £390 +11.42% 48
East Midlands -5 18 £425 +41.66% 9
Yorkshire +12 13 £325 -2.98% 9
East of England +12 11 £350 +7.69% 8
South West -6 10 £358 +14.40% 7
North West -12 8 £350 - 16
West Midlands -31 3 £419 +34.00% 7
North East -57 1 - - 3
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 626 (95.43%) C#
2 486 (74.09%) .NET
3 255 (38.87%) SQL Server
4 228 (34.76%) WCF
5 206 (31.40%) SQL
6 201 (30.64%) MVVM
7 185 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
8 169 (25.76%) Finance
9 160 (24.39%) Front Office
10 156 (23.78%) MVC
11 149 (22.71%) ASP.NET
12 147 (22.41%) Multithreading
13 136 (20.73%) .NET Framework
14 135 (20.58%) TDD
15 134 (20.43%) Microsoft
16 131 (19.97%) WinForms
17 116 (17.68%) Windows
18 113 (17.23%) Oracle
19 106 (16.16%) OO
20 105 (16.01%) Electronic Trading
21 102 (15.55%) HTML
21 102 (15.55%) JavaScript
22 98 (14.94%) Banking
23 91 (13.87%) Visual Studio
24 89 (13.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 87 (13.26%) Unit Testing
26 77 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
27 74 (11.28%) C++
27 74 (11.28%) Software Engineering
28 69 (10.52%) 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 (3.20%) IIS
2 16 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.07%) CMS
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.46%) Jetty
7 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.59%) MS Office
3 6 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.05%) RMDS
2 14 (2.13%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.91%) Beauchamp
4 4 (0.61%) Endur
4 4 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
5 3 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.15%) GitHub
3 1 (0.15%) Google Play
3 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.83%) HTTP
2 7 (1.07%) Network Security
3 6 (0.91%) DNS
3 6 (0.91%) SSL
4 5 (0.76%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.46%) Internet
5 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (38.87%) SQL Server
2 43 (6.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 28 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 26 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.22%) Big Data
13 8 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.22%) MySQL
14 6 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.91%) HBase
15 5 (0.76%) MS Access
15 5 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 91 (13.87%) Visual Studio
2 68 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (9.91%) NUnit
4 27 (4.12%) Subversion
5 20 (3.05%) SpecFlow
6 18 (2.74%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.29%) Moq
8 14 (2.13%) MSTest
9 13 (1.98%) Git (software)
10 11 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
10 11 (1.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 8 (1.22%) JIRA
11 8 (1.22%) MSBuild
11 8 (1.22%) Selenium
12 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.91%) ReSharper
12 6 (0.91%) TortoiseSVN
13 5 (0.76%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.76%) Fiddler
13 5 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 169 (25.76%) Finance
2 160 (24.39%) Front Office
3 98 (14.94%) Banking
4 58 (8.84%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.37%) Back Office
6 8 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.07%) Advertising
7 7 (1.07%) Games
8 4 (0.61%) Retail
9 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Avionics
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 525 (80.03%) Developer
2 374 (57.01%) C# Developer
3 202 (30.79%) WPF Developer
4 195 (29.73%) .NET Developer
5 161 (24.54%) C# WPF Developer
6 123 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 76 (11.59%) Senior Developer
8 59 (8.99%) Senior C# Developer
9 47 (7.16%) Software Engineer
10 45 (6.86%) SQL Developer
11 42 (6.40%) Senior WPF Developer
12 35 (5.34%) Front Office Developer
13 33 (5.03%) C# Software Engineer
14 32 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 28 (4.27%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
15 28 (4.27%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 24 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (3.66%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
16 24 (3.66%) C# GUI Developer
16 24 (3.66%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (74.09%) .NET
2 228 (34.76%) WCF
3 149 (22.71%) ASP.NET
4 136 (20.73%) .NET Framework
5 131 (19.97%) WinForms
6 102 (15.55%) HTML
7 69 (10.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (9.91%) Web Services
9 64 (9.76%) XML
10 52 (7.93%) CSS
11 49 (7.47%) LINQ
11 49 (7.47%) Reactive Extensions
12 48 (7.32%) Entity Framework
13 47 (7.16%) jQuery
14 41 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
14 41 (6.25%) HTML5
15 40 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (5.64%) Unity DI Container
17 33 (5.03%) AngularJS
18 28 (4.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 77 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (7.93%) Fixed Income
4 45 (6.86%) User Experience
5 41 (6.25%) Derivative
6 31 (4.73%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.51%) Equities
8 18 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (2.44%) Hedge funds
10 15 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (1.68%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.37%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.37%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.37%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.22%) Clustering
14 7 (1.07%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.07%) Digital Media
14 7 (1.07%) Video on Demand
15 6 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 116 (17.68%) Windows
2 15 (2.29%) Unix
3 10 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.07%) Android
4 7 (1.07%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.61%) Linux
6 4 (0.61%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.46%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (30.64%) MVVM
2 185 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (23.78%) MVC
4 147 (22.41%) Multithreading
5 135 (20.58%) TDD
6 106 (16.16%) OO
7 105 (16.01%) Electronic Trading
8 87 (13.26%) Unit Testing
9 74 (11.28%) Software Engineering
10 63 (9.60%) Scrum
11 56 (8.54%) Low Latency
12 45 (6.86%) Market Making
12 45 (6.86%) Risk Management
13 43 (6.55%) OOD
14 42 (6.40%) Performance Optimisation
15 41 (6.25%) BDD
15 41 (6.25%) SDLC
15 41 (6.25%) Web Development
16 40 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (5.95%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 626 (95.43%) C#
2 206 (31.40%) SQL
3 102 (15.55%) JavaScript
4 74 (11.28%) C++
5 69 (10.52%) XAML
6 54 (8.23%) Java
7 48 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 35 (5.34%) VB.NET
9 34 (5.18%) VBA
10 32 (4.88%) PL/SQL
11 26 (3.96%) Python
12 24 (3.66%) VB
13 14 (2.13%) PHP
13 14 (2.13%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.68%) VBScript
16 5 (0.76%) C
16 5 (0.76%) Perl
16 5 (0.76%) Ruby
16 5 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (7.93%) Degree
2 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.61%) ISEB
3 4 (0.61%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.61%) PhD
3 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.46%) MCITP
4 3 (0.46%) MCTS
5 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.37%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) MiFID
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) vSphere
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.46%) Ansible
2 2 (0.30%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 134 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 113 (17.23%) Oracle
3 32 (4.88%) DevExpress
4 31 (4.73%) TIBCO
5 25 (3.81%) ION Trading
6 21 (3.20%) Sybase
7 20 (3.05%) Reuters
8 11 (1.68%) Infragistics
9 10 (1.52%) Syncfusion
10 9 (1.37%) Telerik
11 8 (1.22%) VMware
12 6 (0.91%) Charles River
13 5 (0.76%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.61%) Murex
14 4 (0.61%) SimCorp
15 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
15 3 (0.46%) Solace
15 3 (0.46%) Tableau
16 2 (0.30%) DataSynapse
16 2 (0.30%) Splunk
South West
ITF Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City
TRG
Rate: 500 Per Day Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £650 to £675 per day
Posted: 6 days ago