The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 250 239 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -114
Contract jobs citing WPF 453 447 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.89% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.10% 3.18% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 312 590
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 23
Average hourly rate £46.42 £36.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% +8.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £44.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +8.20%
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
14593 14064 13734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.83% 28.02% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9152 8906
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 202 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the England region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 290 £563 +7.14% 130
South East 0 57 £380 +18.75% 38
East of England +10 29 £338 - 13
South West +6 22 £400 +23.07% 20
East Midlands -17 22 £375 +5.63% 7
West Midlands -7 12 £300 -20.00% 21
Yorkshire -26 10 £325 +14.03% 10
North West -49 9 £325 - 21
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 875 (93.09%) C#
2 682 (72.55%) .NET
3 422 (44.89%) WCF
4 388 (41.28%) SQL Server
5 373 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
6 338 (35.96%) SQL
7 247 (26.28%) TDD
8 230 (24.47%) MVVM
8 230 (24.47%) ASP.NET
9 219 (23.30%) .NET Framework
10 197 (20.96%) Finance
11 187 (19.89%) MVC
11 187 (19.89%) Banking
12 186 (19.79%) Front Office
13 169 (17.98%) Microsoft
14 158 (16.81%) JavaScript
15 153 (16.28%) WinForms
16 147 (15.64%) Unit Testing
17 144 (15.32%) Multithreading
18 141 (15.00%) HTML
19 130 (13.83%) Windows
20 124 (13.19%) Scrum
21 123 (13.09%) OO
22 114 (12.13%) Investment Banking
23 109 (11.60%) Oracle
24 105 (11.17%) Entity Framework
25 100 (10.64%) Web Services
26 97 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
27 88 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
28 86 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (2.66%) IIS
2 18 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 9 (0.96%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.96%) Confluence
5 7 (0.74%) NServiceBus
6 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.53%) MTS
7 5 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.53%) JBoss
8 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.43%) CMS
8 4 (0.43%) Node.js
9 3 (0.32%) Apache
9 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.21%) Kentico
10 2 (0.21%) Lync
10 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 62 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.81%) MS Office
3 6 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.64%) Mingle
4 5 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.43%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.11%) Endur
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.32%) Office 365
3 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) CodePlex
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.17%) TCP/IP
2 8 (0.85%) SSL
3 7 (0.74%) HTTP
4 5 (0.53%) DNS
4 5 (0.53%) Internet
4 5 (0.53%) AMQP
5 4 (0.43%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) SNMP
7 1 (0.11%) LDAP
7 1 (0.11%) GPRS
7 1 (0.11%) GSM
7 1 (0.11%) UMTS
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
7 1 (0.11%) DSL
7 1 (0.11%) SMPP
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (41.28%) SQL Server
2 97 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (4.68%) Oracle Database
5 42 (4.47%) Relational Database
6 32 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.60%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.96%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.85%) MS Access
14 8 (0.85%) Big Data
15 6 (0.64%) DB2
15 6 (0.64%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 81 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 56 (5.96%) NUnit
4 33 (3.51%) Subversion
5 25 (2.66%) SpecFlow
6 21 (2.23%) JIRA
6 21 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
7 19 (2.02%) Moq
7 19 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 17 (1.81%) Microsoft Blend
9 16 (1.70%) TeamCity
10 15 (1.60%) Selenium
11 13 (1.38%) MSTest
11 13 (1.38%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.96%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.85%) Maven
13 8 (0.85%) MSI
13 8 (0.85%) MSBuild
14 7 (0.74%) JUnit
15 6 (0.64%) ProC
General
1 197 (20.96%) Finance
2 187 (19.89%) Banking
3 186 (19.79%) Front Office
4 114 (12.13%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.70%) Back Office
6 15 (1.60%) Retail
7 10 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.53%) French Language
10 3 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
10 3 (0.32%) Legal
10 3 (0.32%) Games
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Law
11 2 (0.21%) Marketing
11 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 803 (85.43%) Developer
2 450 (47.87%) C# Developer
3 247 (26.28%) .NET Developer
4 180 (19.15%) WPF Developer
5 140 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 122 (12.98%) C# .NET Developer
7 74 (7.87%) Senior C# Developer
8 44 (4.68%) Software Engineer
9 41 (4.36%) Architect
10 38 (4.04%) Software Developer
11 34 (3.62%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (2.98%) Programmer
13 27 (2.87%) Java Developer
14 25 (2.66%) C# Software Engineer
15 24 (2.55%) C# Programmer
16 21 (2.23%) Senior WPF Developer
16 21 (2.23%) Lead Developer
17 18 (1.91%) SQL Developer
18 17 (1.81%) Applications Developer
18 17 (1.81%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (72.55%) .NET
2 422 (44.89%) WCF
3 230 (24.47%) ASP.NET
4 219 (23.30%) .NET Framework
5 153 (16.28%) WinForms
6 141 (15.00%) HTML
7 105 (11.17%) Entity Framework
8 100 (10.64%) Web Services
9 86 (9.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 80 (8.51%) Silverlight
11 79 (8.40%) XML
12 73 (7.77%) CSS
13 67 (7.13%) LINQ
14 64 (6.81%) HTML5
15 59 (6.28%) jQuery
16 54 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 47 (5.00%) AngularJS
18 46 (4.89%) Reactive Extensions
18 46 (4.89%) Unity DI Container
19 41 (4.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 66 (7.02%) Derivative
3 56 (5.96%) Fixed Income
4 52 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (4.04%) User Experience
5 38 (4.04%) Hedge funds
6 35 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 31 (3.30%) Mathematics
7 31 (3.30%) Equities
8 26 (2.77%) Credit Risk
9 24 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 22 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
11 21 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.49%) Market Risk
13 14 (1.49%) Physics
14 9 (0.96%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
15 8 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 130 (13.83%) Windows
2 29 (3.09%) UNIX
3 14 (1.49%) Linux
4 10 (1.06%) Android
5 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.64%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.11%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (26.28%) TDD
3 230 (24.47%) MVVM
4 187 (19.89%) MVC
5 147 (15.64%) Unit Testing
6 144 (15.32%) Multithreading
7 124 (13.19%) Scrum
8 123 (13.09%) OO
9 88 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (8.62%) Software Engineering
11 61 (6.49%) BDD
12 54 (5.74%) SOA
13 50 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
14 46 (4.89%) SDLC
15 40 (4.26%) OOD
16 33 (3.51%) OOP
17 32 (3.40%) Low Latency
18 30 (3.19%) Electronic Trading
18 30 (3.19%) CRM
19 27 (2.87%) UML
Programming Languages
1 875 (93.09%) C#
2 338 (35.96%) SQL
3 158 (16.81%) JavaScript
4 83 (8.83%) T-SQL
5 79 (8.40%) Java
6 60 (6.38%) XAML
7 49 (5.21%) C++
8 41 (4.36%) VB
9 40 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 36 (3.83%) VB.NET
11 27 (2.87%) VBA
12 26 (2.77%) VB6
13 20 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.60%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.28%) Python
15 12 (1.28%) VBScript
16 10 (1.06%) C++/CLI
17 8 (0.85%) Scala
18 7 (0.74%) Delphi
18 7 (0.74%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 59 (6.28%) Degree
2 31 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.32%) PhD
7 2 (0.21%) MCPD
8 1 (0.11%) HND
8 1 (0.11%) MCT
8 1 (0.11%) OCP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MCTS
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.81%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.11%) Basel III
2 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (0.74%) Puppet
2 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.32%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.32%) Control-M
4 2 (0.21%) WMI
4 2 (0.21%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 169 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 109 (11.60%) Oracle
3 33 (3.51%) Sybase
4 31 (3.30%) DevExpress
5 28 (2.98%) TIBCO
6 25 (2.66%) Infragistics
7 22 (2.34%) Telerik
8 17 (1.81%) Bloomberg
9 12 (1.28%) Perforce
10 9 (0.96%) VMware
11 7 (0.74%) Solace
12 6 (0.64%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.53%) eSpeed
13 5 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.53%) Google
13 5 (0.53%) IBM
13 5 (0.53%) Tradeweb
14 4 (0.43%) Twitter
14 4 (0.43%) DataSynapse
15 3 (0.32%) Typemock
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