The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 531 472 449
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -23
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 133 175 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.33% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 132 126
Average daily rate £563 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £307 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
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

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

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer within the UK.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WPF Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer within the UK.

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WPF Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
(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
England -41 133 £563 +32.35% 48
London -29 87 £600 +5.49% 21
City of London +41 28 £613 +6.52% 2
South East -26 23 £338 +5.46% 12
East of England +23 13 £325 +18.18% 5
Cambridgeshire +17 8 £345 +25.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 7 £375 +11.94%
Cambridge - 7 £315 - 1
North West -5 6 £313 -10.71% 3
Berkshire -5 5 £425 +32.81%
Milton Keynes +5 4 £390 +16.41%
Reading -7 4 £425 +32.81%
Gosport - 4 £320 -
Cheshire - 4 £313 - 2
Hampshire - 4 £320 - 2
Kent -35 3 - - 1
Manchester -6 2 - -
Surrey -11 2 £388 +12.72% 4
Norwich - 2 £310 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 - 2
Norfolk - 2 £310 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 - - 3
Yorkshire +1 1 £300 -
East Midlands -3 1 £300 -11.11% 2
South Yorkshire -5 1 £300 -
Sheffield -18 1 £300 -
West Midlands -20 1 £250 -16.73% 3
Essex - 1 £375 - 2
North East - 1 £315 -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 251 (100.00%) WPF
2 229 (91.24%) C#
3 211 (84.06%) .NET
4 115 (45.82%) MVVM
5 110 (43.82%) SQL Server
6 86 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (30.28%) SQL
8 75 (29.88%) Finance
9 72 (28.69%) Front Office
10 67 (26.69%) WCF
11 66 (26.29%) Unit Testing
12 62 (24.70%) ASP.NET
13 56 (22.31%) Multithreading
14 53 (21.12%) .NET Framework
14 53 (21.12%) TDD
15 52 (20.72%) MVC
16 50 (19.92%) Banking
17 49 (19.52%) Windows
17 49 (19.52%) Microsoft
18 44 (17.53%) OO
18 44 (17.53%) Oracle
19 41 (16.33%) NUnit
20 40 (15.94%) XAML
21 38 (15.14%) Visual Studio
22 35 (13.94%) Electronic Trading
22 35 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
22 35 (13.94%) Reactive Extensions
23 32 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
24 30 (11.95%) Scrum
24 30 (11.95%) Investment Banking

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.40%) IIS
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.98%) RMDS
2 11 (4.38%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.40%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) Network Security
2 1 (0.40%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (43.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 24 (9.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (5.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.78%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.19%) Big Data
8 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.39%) HBase
9 6 (2.39%) MS Access
9 6 (2.39%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (16.33%) NUnit
2 38 (15.14%) Visual Studio
3 27 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (4.78%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.38%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.98%) MSTest
7 9 (3.59%) Subversion
8 6 (2.39%) Moq
8 6 (2.39%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.39%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.59%) JIRA
10 4 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.80%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (0.80%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.80%) Selenium
12 1 (0.40%) NuGet
12 1 (0.40%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 75 (29.88%) Finance
2 72 (28.69%) Front Office
3 50 (19.92%) Banking
4 30 (11.95%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.98%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Games
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (100.00%) WPF
2 211 (84.06%) .NET
3 67 (26.69%) WCF
4 62 (24.70%) ASP.NET
5 53 (21.12%) .NET Framework
6 35 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (13.94%) Reactive Extensions
7 29 (11.55%) WinForms
8 22 (8.76%) HTML
9 21 (8.37%) Unity DI Container
10 20 (7.97%) Entity Framework
11 17 (6.77%) XML
12 16 (6.37%) Rendezvous
12 16 (6.37%) Task Parallel Library
13 12 (4.78%) LINQ
13 12 (4.78%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 11 (4.38%) ADO.NET
14 11 (4.38%) Web Services
15 10 (3.98%) JSON
16 9 (3.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.55%) User Experience
3 27 (10.76%) Fixed Income
4 22 (8.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (5.18%) Derivative
5 13 (5.18%) Market Risk
6 11 (4.38%) Equities
7 10 (3.98%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.79%) Clustering
8 7 (2.79%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.59%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.80%) Replication
12 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.52%) Windows
2 4 (1.59%) Windows Phone
3 3 (1.20%) Android
3 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
3 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.80%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.40%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (45.82%) MVVM
2 86 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (26.29%) Unit Testing
4 56 (22.31%) Multithreading
5 53 (21.12%) TDD
6 52 (20.72%) MVC
7 44 (17.53%) OO
8 35 (13.94%) Electronic Trading
9 30 (11.95%) Scrum
10 21 (8.37%) BDD
10 21 (8.37%) SOA
11 14 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (4.78%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (4.78%) Market Making
12 12 (4.78%) OOD
13 10 (3.98%) SOLID
13 10 (3.98%) Translating Business Requirements
13 10 (3.98%) Web Development
14 8 (3.19%) SDLC
14 8 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 229 (91.24%) C#
2 76 (30.28%) SQL
3 40 (15.94%) XAML
4 29 (11.55%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.77%) T-SQL
6 14 (5.58%) C++
6 14 (5.58%) Java
7 9 (3.59%) VB
8 8 (3.19%) VBA
9 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.99%) PHP
10 5 (1.99%) VBScript
11 2 (0.80%) Python
12 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) VB6
12 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (5.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) PhD
2 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.80%) vSphere
Vendors
1 49 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.53%) Oracle
3 27 (10.76%) DevExpress
4 16 (6.37%) ION Trading
4 16 (6.37%) TIBCO
5 15 (5.98%) Reuters
6 7 (2.79%) Telerik
7 5 (1.99%) Sybase
7 5 (1.99%) VMware
8 2 (0.80%) Teradata
9 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.40%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.40%) Murex
9 1 (0.40%) Perforce
9 1 (0.40%) SunGard
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago