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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 301 235 202
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -33
Contract jobs citing WPF 366 501 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.97% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 3.57% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 356 373
Median daily rate £550 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +6.66%
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
14309 14016 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.92% 27.22% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9214 8962
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 184 189
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -50 239 £575 +9.52% 78
South East -42 46 £383 +16.79% 38
East of England +36 31 £325 -13.33% 15
East Midlands -7 18 £425 +30.76% 14
North West -4 15 £313 -6.01% 26
West Midlands -25 9 £413 +37.38% 13
South West -27 5 £314 -1.95% 10
North East -30 2 £308 -8.88% 3
Yorkshire -12 1 £300 -20.00% 6
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 681 (91.78%) C#
2 538 (72.51%) .NET
3 275 (37.06%) SQL Server
4 271 (36.52%) WCF
5 254 (34.23%) SQL
6 246 (33.15%) MVVM
7 229 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (26.42%) Finance
8 196 (26.42%) ASP.NET
9 182 (24.53%) MVC
10 167 (22.51%) Front Office
10 167 (22.51%) TDD
11 160 (21.56%) .NET Framework
12 155 (20.89%) Microsoft
13 146 (19.68%) Multithreading
14 145 (19.54%) JavaScript
15 140 (18.87%) WinForms
16 130 (17.52%) Banking
17 128 (17.25%) Windows
18 122 (16.44%) Visual Studio
19 121 (16.31%) Oracle
19 121 (16.31%) HTML
20 103 (13.88%) Electronic Trading
20 103 (13.88%) Unit Testing
21 98 (13.21%) Software Engineering
22 91 (12.26%) OO
23 89 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
24 83 (11.19%) XAML
25 78 (10.51%) Investment Banking
25 78 (10.51%) 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 24 (3.23%) IIS
2 12 (1.62%) Node.js
3 11 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.67%) CMS
4 5 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.40%) Jetty
7 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.13%) Apache
8 1 (0.13%) JBoss
8 1 (0.13%) nginx
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.50%) MS Office
3 16 (2.16%) Photoshop
4 14 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.70%) RMDS
2 11 (1.48%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.67%) Endur
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) GitHub
2 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.75%) HTTP
2 5 (0.67%) DNS
2 5 (0.67%) SSL
2 5 (0.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (0.54%) Network Security
3 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.40%) Internet
4 3 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.13%) Extranet
5 1 (0.13%) Firewall
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (37.06%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (4.99%) Oracle Database
5 33 (4.45%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.75%) MS Access
12 13 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.21%) Big Data
15 8 (1.08%) MySQL
16 7 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.94%) HBase
17 6 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
17 6 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 122 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 78 (10.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (9.16%) NUnit
4 36 (4.85%) Subversion
5 33 (4.45%) Git (software)
6 26 (3.50%) SpecFlow
7 25 (3.37%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.89%) Jasmine
9 13 (1.75%) Moq
9 13 (1.75%) NSubstitute
10 11 (1.48%) MSTest
10 11 (1.48%) Selenium
10 11 (1.48%) WebStorm
11 10 (1.35%) NCrunch
11 10 (1.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 9 (1.21%) MSBuild
12 9 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (1.08%) ClearCase
13 8 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 196 (26.42%) Finance
2 167 (22.51%) Front Office
3 130 (17.52%) Banking
4 78 (10.51%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.02%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.35%) Games
7 7 (0.94%) Advertising
7 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.67%) Back Office
9 4 (0.54%) Marketing
10 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.27%) Avionics
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.27%) Military
11 2 (0.27%) Retail
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 579 (78.03%) Developer
2 404 (54.45%) C# Developer
3 250 (33.69%) WPF Developer
4 207 (27.90%) .NET Developer
5 195 (26.28%) C# WPF Developer
6 138 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 103 (13.88%) Senior Developer
8 79 (10.65%) Senior C# Developer
9 68 (9.16%) Software Engineer
10 61 (8.22%) Senior WPF Developer
11 60 (8.09%) SQL Developer
12 43 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 43 (5.80%) C# Software Engineer
13 39 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
14 36 (4.85%) Software Developer
14 36 (4.85%) WCF Developer
15 35 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
16 33 (4.45%) C# WCF Developer
17 32 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (4.31%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (72.51%) .NET
2 271 (36.52%) WCF
3 196 (26.42%) ASP.NET
4 160 (21.56%) .NET Framework
5 140 (18.87%) WinForms
6 121 (16.31%) HTML
7 89 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 73 (9.84%) CSS
8 73 (9.84%) Entity Framework
9 70 (9.43%) XML
10 56 (7.55%) Web Services
11 55 (7.41%) jQuery
12 54 (7.28%) LINQ
13 52 (7.01%) HTML5
14 47 (6.33%) AngularJS
15 46 (6.20%) Reactive Extensions
16 37 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
17 31 (4.18%) FIX Protocol
17 31 (4.18%) Silverlight
17 31 (4.18%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (9.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 70 (9.43%) User Experience
4 47 (6.33%) Fixed Income
5 33 (4.45%) Derivative
6 22 (2.96%) Market Risk
7 20 (2.70%) Equities
8 18 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.62%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.35%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.21%) Clustering
11 9 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
12 8 (1.08%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.81%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.81%) RIA
13 6 (0.81%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 128 (17.25%) Windows
2 19 (2.56%) Unix
3 12 (1.62%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.35%) Linux
5 9 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.94%) Android
6 7 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (33.15%) MVVM
2 229 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (24.53%) MVC
4 167 (22.51%) TDD
5 146 (19.68%) Multithreading
6 103 (13.88%) Electronic Trading
6 103 (13.88%) Unit Testing
7 98 (13.21%) Software Engineering
8 91 (12.26%) OO
9 76 (10.24%) Scrum
10 63 (8.49%) BDD
11 51 (6.87%) Risk Management
12 40 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.39%) Web Development
13 39 (5.26%) Low Latency
13 39 (5.26%) Market Making
14 38 (5.12%) SDLC
15 32 (4.31%) SOA
16 31 (4.18%) Algorithmic Trading
16 31 (4.18%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 681 (91.78%) C#
2 254 (34.23%) SQL
3 145 (19.54%) JavaScript
4 83 (11.19%) XAML
5 67 (9.03%) T-SQL
6 65 (8.76%) C++
7 48 (6.47%) Java
8 36 (4.85%) VBA
9 35 (4.72%) VB.NET
10 34 (4.58%) PL/SQL
11 29 (3.91%) VB
12 21 (2.83%) Python
13 15 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.75%) VBScript
15 11 (1.48%) PHP
16 10 (1.35%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.94%) C
17 7 (0.94%) MATLAB
18 6 (0.81%) VC++
19 5 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (6.87%) Degree
2 13 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.08%) ISEB
4 8 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.54%) PhD
7 3 (0.40%) MCITP
7 3 (0.40%) MCTS
8 2 (0.27%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.67%) MiFID
1 5 (0.67%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.13%) EMIR
3 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 155 (20.89%) Microsoft
2 121 (16.31%) Oracle
3 34 (4.58%) DevExpress
4 30 (4.04%) TIBCO
5 21 (2.83%) ION Trading
5 21 (2.83%) Telerik
6 20 (2.70%) Reuters
7 18 (2.43%) Sybase
8 15 (2.02%) VMware
9 12 (1.62%) Adobe
10 4 (0.54%) Murex
11 3 (0.40%) Cisco
11 3 (0.40%) Infragistics
11 3 (0.40%) Solace
11 3 (0.40%) Syncfusion
12 2 (0.27%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.27%) Teradata
12 2 (0.27%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.13%) Google
13 1 (0.13%) Perforce
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