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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 258 225 228
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 23 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 18
Average daily rate £338 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £301 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WPF Developer
England

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
9192 9389 8785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.30% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5141 4824
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 455 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.33 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £375 +11.94%
Berkshire +1 5 £425 +32.81%
Hampshire - 4 £320 - 2
Kent -35 3 - - 1
Surrey -12 2 £388 +12.72% 4
Oxfordshire +5 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) C#
1 36 (100.00%) WPF
2 30 (83.33%) .NET
3 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (41.67%) MVVM
6 14 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 14 (38.89%) SQL
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
7 13 (36.11%) TDD
8 11 (30.56%) Windows
8 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
8 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.78%) WCF
9 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (25.00%) MVC
11 8 (22.22%) HTML
12 7 (19.44%) VB
12 7 (19.44%) Finance
12 7 (19.44%) Scrum
12 7 (19.44%) WinForms
12 7 (19.44%) Subversion
12 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (16.67%) Oracle
14 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
14 5 (13.89%) OO
14 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
14 5 (13.89%) SDLC
14 5 (13.89%) SOLID

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (19.44%) Subversion
3 5 (13.89%) MSTest
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 3 (8.33%) Moq
4 3 (8.33%) NUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) WPF
2 30 (83.33%) .NET
3 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.78%) WCF
5 8 (22.22%) HTML
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (19.44%) WinForms
7 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.33%) DHTML
9 3 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
10 2 (5.56%) StructureMap
11 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.78%) CSS
11 1 (2.78%) Web Services
11 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVVM
3 14 (38.89%) Unit Testing
4 13 (36.11%) TDD
5 9 (25.00%) MVC
6 7 (19.44%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
7 5 (13.89%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 5 (13.89%) SOLID
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.56%) CRM
9 2 (5.56%) ERP
9 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) VB
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.33%) VBScript
8 2 (5.56%) Java
8 2 (5.56%) PHP
8 2 (5.56%) XAML
9 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Telerik
4 1 (2.78%) Infragistics