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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 525 468 414
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -54
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 47 106 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 86 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
47659 47013 42321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.36% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29398 27746 24152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1803 2001 2307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
England -54 47 £450 -18.18% 23
London -49 25 £550 -4.34% 12
South East -21 11 £325 -27.77% 5
City of London -9 7 £625 +4.16% 9
East Midlands - 7 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 4 £325 - 1
Leicestershire - 4 £350 - 3
Milton Keynes - 4 £325 - 1
South West -7 3 £320 +16.36% 1
Bristol -4 1 £325 -
Berkshire -6 1 - - 2
West Midlands -6 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

1 149 (100.00%) WPF
2 141 (94.63%) C#
3 104 (69.80%) .NET
4 63 (42.28%) MVVM
5 48 (32.21%) WCF
6 37 (24.83%) TDD
6 37 (24.83%) Banking
6 37 (24.83%) SQL
6 37 (24.83%) Front Office
7 36 (24.16%) SQL Server
8 35 (23.49%) Finance
9 32 (21.48%) .NET Framework
9 32 (21.48%) Multithreading
10 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (19.46%) WinForms
12 28 (18.79%) Oracle
13 26 (17.45%) XAML
14 22 (14.77%) Visual Studio
15 21 (14.09%) Investment Banking
16 20 (13.42%) Reactive Extensions
17 19 (12.75%) OO
18 16 (10.74%) T-SQL
18 16 (10.74%) Fixed Income
19 15 (10.07%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (9.40%) LINQ
21 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
21 13 (8.72%) Windows
21 13 (8.72%) BDD
22 12 (8.05%) HTML
22 12 (8.05%) Mathematics

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (0.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (0.67%) Lync
1 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.34%) KDB
5 2 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.34%) MS Access
6 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.71%) NUnit
2 10 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (6.04%) MSTest
4 7 (4.70%) Moq
5 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.34%) NSubstitute
7 2 (1.34%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.67%) Subversion
8 1 (0.67%) JIRA
8 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.67%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.67%) FxCop
8 1 (0.67%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (24.83%) Front Office
1 37 (24.83%) Banking
2 35 (23.49%) Finance
3 21 (14.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.34%) Games
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (100.00%) WPF
2 104 (69.80%) .NET
3 48 (32.21%) WCF
4 32 (21.48%) .NET Framework
5 29 (19.46%) WinForms
6 20 (13.42%) Reactive Extensions
7 14 (9.40%) LINQ
8 12 (8.05%) HTML
9 11 (7.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (6.71%) HTML5
11 9 (6.04%) Silverlight
11 9 (6.04%) XML
11 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.04%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.37%) Task Parallel Library
12 8 (5.37%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (3.36%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 5 (3.36%) Web Services
14 4 (2.68%) Rendezvous
15 3 (2.01%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.74%) Fixed Income
2 12 (8.05%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.71%) Equities
5 9 (6.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (6.04%) Data Structures
6 8 (5.37%) User Experience
6 8 (5.37%) Derivative
7 7 (4.70%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.36%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.36%) Hedge funds
9 4 (2.68%) Physics
9 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.34%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.34%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.72%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) UNIX
2 3 (2.01%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (42.28%) MVVM
2 37 (24.83%) TDD
3 32 (21.48%) Multithreading
4 30 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.75%) OO
6 13 (8.72%) BDD
7 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.71%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (6.71%) Scrum
9 9 (6.04%) Low Latency
10 7 (4.70%) MVC
11 6 (4.03%) OOP
12 5 (3.36%) Algorithmic Trading
13 4 (2.68%) Unit Testing
13 4 (2.68%) SOA
13 4 (2.68%) Analytics
14 3 (2.01%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (2.01%) Software Engineering
15 2 (1.34%) Business Analysis
15 2 (1.34%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 141 (94.63%) C#
2 37 (24.83%) SQL
3 26 (17.45%) XAML
4 16 (10.74%) T-SQL
5 13 (8.72%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.37%) C++
7 7 (4.70%) Java
7 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.01%) VBA
8 3 (2.01%) VB
9 2 (1.34%) C
10 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.67%) F#
10 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) VCP4
3 2 (1.34%) HND
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Oracle
2 9 (6.04%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.03%) DevExpress
3 6 (4.03%) Typemock
4 5 (3.36%) Sybase
5 4 (2.68%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.34%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.67%) Telerik
7 1 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.67%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.67%) Calypso
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Leicester
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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East Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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