The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 272 248 218
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -30
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.054% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.058% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
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£363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.32%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9307 8562 8137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.58% 92.16% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5616 4783 4299
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 425 498
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.48 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the South East region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WPF Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer across the South East region.

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Surrey -6 3 £363 -14.70% 1
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) WPF
2 20 (68.97%) .NET
3 15 (51.72%) MVVM
4 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (37.93%) WCF
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) MVC
7 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
7 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
9 6 (20.69%) TDD
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
11 4 (13.79%) CSS
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
11 4 (13.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (13.79%) BDD
12 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
12 3 (10.34%) C++
12 3 (10.34%) HTML
12 3 (10.34%) XAML
13 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
13 2 (6.90%) Scrum
13 2 (6.90%) Finance
13 2 (6.90%) UML
13 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) WPF
2 20 (68.97%) .NET
3 11 (37.93%) WCF
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
4 4 (13.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) ODBC
7 1 (3.45%) WinForms
7 1 (3.45%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) DTV
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) MVVM
2 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) System Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) XAML
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) SAP