The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WPF Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 567 472 459
Rank change year-on-year
-95 -13
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 75 161 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 119 111
Median daily rate £550 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £50.50

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
England -82 75 £550 +29.41% 36
London -22 48 £600 +2.12% 20
South East -22 16 £325 -3.70% 9
Berkshire -12 10 £350 +3.70% 1
City of London +18 9 £613 +6.52% 5
Reading -6 7 £425 +32.81% 1
East of England +14 4 £363 +31.81%
Yorkshire +6 3 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £320 -
Leeds - 3 £320 -
Cambridgeshire +18 2 £363 +31.81%
East Midlands +6 2 £340 +18.26% 2
Kent +3 2 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £325 - 2
Hampshire +3 1 - - 1
Essex +1 1 £350 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 - - 1
South West -3 1 £365 +16.80%
North West -10 1 £290 -17.14% 1
Surrey -14 1 £325 -13.33%
Wiltshire - 1 £365 -
Cheshire - 1 £290 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £313 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £368 - 1
Swindon - 1 £365 -
Nottingham - 1 £368 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £290 -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 203 (100.00%) WPF
2 192 (94.58%) C#
3 173 (85.22%) .NET
4 93 (45.81%) SQL Server
5 89 (43.84%) MVVM
6 72 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (31.03%) Front Office
8 54 (26.60%) SQL
9 53 (26.11%) Finance
10 51 (25.12%) Multithreading
11 48 (23.65%) Unit Testing
11 48 (23.65%) .NET Framework
12 45 (22.17%) WCF
13 42 (20.69%) TDD
13 42 (20.69%) ASP.NET
13 42 (20.69%) OO
14 41 (20.20%) Windows
15 39 (19.21%) Oracle
16 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
16 38 (18.72%) XAML
17 37 (18.23%) MVC
17 37 (18.23%) Visual Studio
17 37 (18.23%) Reactive Extensions
18 34 (16.75%) NUnit
18 34 (16.75%) Banking
19 31 (15.27%) Electronic Trading
20 29 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (13.30%) User Experience
22 26 (12.81%) Fixed Income
23 25 (12.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (0.49%) IIS
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
2 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.39%) RMDS
2 12 (5.91%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.45%) Big Data
6 7 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.46%) HBase
8 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.97%) MS Access
10 1 (0.49%) MySQL
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 37 (18.23%) Visual Studio
2 34 (16.75%) NUnit
3 25 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (6.40%) Subversion
5 11 (5.42%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.96%) TortoiseSVN
8 5 (2.46%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.97%) JIRA
9 4 (1.97%) MSTest
10 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.99%) Moq
10 2 (0.99%) Selenium
10 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.49%) Mockito
11 1 (0.49%) NuGet
11 1 (0.49%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 63 (31.03%) Front Office
2 53 (26.11%) Finance
3 34 (16.75%) Banking
4 22 (10.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.48%) Games
6 2 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (100.00%) WPF
2 173 (85.22%) .NET
3 48 (23.65%) .NET Framework
4 45 (22.17%) WCF
5 42 (20.69%) ASP.NET
6 37 (18.23%) Reactive Extensions
7 24 (11.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (11.33%) WinForms
9 19 (9.36%) Unity DI Container
10 17 (8.37%) HTML
10 17 (8.37%) Rendezvous
11 16 (7.88%) Task Parallel Library
12 15 (7.39%) Web Services
13 12 (5.91%) XML
14 11 (5.42%) LINQ
15 10 (4.93%) ADO.NET
16 9 (4.43%) Entity Framework
16 9 (4.43%) SOAP
17 8 (3.94%) JSON
18 6 (2.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (13.30%) User Experience
3 26 (12.81%) Fixed Income
4 25 (12.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (6.40%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.91%) Derivative
7 11 (5.42%) Equities
8 9 (4.43%) Market Risk
9 6 (2.96%) Clustering
9 6 (2.96%) Digital Media
10 5 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.97%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.97%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.20%) Windows
2 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.48%) Windows Phone
2 3 (1.48%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.99%) Android
3 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (43.84%) MVVM
2 72 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (25.12%) Multithreading
4 48 (23.65%) Unit Testing
5 42 (20.69%) OO
5 42 (20.69%) TDD
6 37 (18.23%) MVC
7 31 (15.27%) Electronic Trading
8 23 (11.33%) Scrum
9 17 (8.37%) OOD
10 12 (5.91%) SOA
11 11 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.42%) Web Development
12 9 (4.43%) BDD
12 9 (4.43%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (4.43%) ERP
12 9 (4.43%) Market Making
12 9 (4.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.43%) SOLID
13 8 (3.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 192 (94.58%) C#
2 54 (26.60%) SQL
3 38 (18.72%) XAML
4 22 (10.84%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.88%) C++
5 16 (7.88%) Java
6 12 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.93%) VB
8 7 (3.45%) PHP
9 6 (2.96%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.96%) VBA
10 4 (1.97%) VBScript
11 3 (1.48%) Python
12 1 (0.49%) VB6
12 1 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.91%) Degree
2 3 (1.48%) PhD
3 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.99%) vSphere
Vendors
1 39 (19.21%) Oracle
2 38 (18.72%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.34%) DevExpress
4 17 (8.37%) ION Trading
4 17 (8.37%) TIBCO
5 15 (7.39%) Reuters
6 5 (2.46%) Sybase
7 4 (1.97%) VMware
8 2 (0.99%) Teradata
9 1 (0.49%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.49%) Murex
9 1 (0.49%) Perforce
9 1 (0.49%) Syncfusion
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