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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 583 494 489
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -5
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 67 161 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 127 106
Median daily rate £500 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.85%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 20 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 August 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 -92 66 £500 -4.76% 36
London -83 43 £525 -4.54% 20
South East +15 17 £350 -6.66% 6
City of London +16 12 £550 - 4
Berkshire - 5 £305 -
Kent - 4 £313 -
Oxfordshire -1 3 £300 -6.25% 2
Surrey -3 3 £500 +26.98% 1
Reading - 3 - -
South West +9 2 £325 +18.18% 4
Yorkshire +4 2 £320 -5.18% 2
Hampshire +4 2 £335 -21.17% 2
Leeds - 2 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £320 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 1 £350 +5.66% 1
East of England +6 1 £350 +3.70% 2
Dorset - 1 - - 2
Gosport - 1 £320 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Maidstone - 1 - -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 182 (100.00%) WPF
2 175 (96.15%) C#
3 153 (84.07%) .NET
4 88 (48.35%) SQL Server
5 78 (42.86%) MVVM
6 77 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (28.57%) Front Office
8 51 (28.02%) SQL
9 48 (26.37%) TDD
10 47 (25.82%) .NET Framework
11 43 (23.63%) Multithreading
12 41 (22.53%) Finance
13 40 (21.98%) Unit Testing
13 40 (21.98%) WCF
14 37 (20.33%) Windows
15 33 (18.13%) Banking
16 32 (17.58%) MVC
16 32 (17.58%) OO
17 31 (17.03%) XAML
18 29 (15.93%) ASP.NET
19 27 (14.84%) Visual Studio
20 26 (14.29%) Oracle
20 26 (14.29%) JavaScript
20 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 25 (13.74%) Fixed Income
22 24 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
23 21 (11.54%) WinForms
23 21 (11.54%) Electronic Trading
23 21 (11.54%) Computer Science
23 21 (11.54%) NUnit

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 (0.55%) IIS
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) RMDS
2 7 (3.85%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (48.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) Big Data
9 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.10%) MS Access
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) MySQL
10 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (14.84%) Visual Studio
2 24 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (11.54%) NUnit
4 13 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 12 (6.59%) Subversion
6 7 (3.85%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (3.30%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.75%) MSTest
9 4 (2.20%) JIRA
9 4 (2.20%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.65%) Moq
11 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.10%) Selenium
11 2 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.55%) JUnit
12 1 (0.55%) Mockito
12 1 (0.55%) NuGet
12 1 (0.55%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.55%) WiX
General
1 52 (28.57%) Front Office
2 41 (22.53%) Finance
3 33 (18.13%) Banking
4 20 (10.99%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (100.00%) WPF
2 153 (84.07%) .NET
3 47 (25.82%) .NET Framework
4 40 (21.98%) WCF
5 29 (15.93%) ASP.NET
6 21 (11.54%) WinForms
7 19 (10.44%) Reactive Extensions
8 17 (9.34%) Web Services
9 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (8.79%) HTML
10 15 (8.24%) Entity Framework
10 15 (8.24%) Unity DI Container
11 11 (6.04%) Rendezvous
12 10 (5.49%) SOAP
13 9 (4.95%) NHibernate
13 9 (4.95%) Task Parallel Library
14 8 (4.40%) AngularJS
14 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (4.40%) XML
15 7 (3.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Fixed Income
2 21 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.44%) User Experience
4 18 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.79%) Derivative
6 15 (8.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (5.49%) Equities
8 9 (4.95%) Data Structures
9 8 (4.40%) Market Risk
10 7 (3.85%) Digital Media
10 7 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (3.30%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.75%) N-Tier
13 4 (2.20%) Replication
13 4 (2.20%) Swaptions
14 3 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.65%) Hedge funds
15 2 (1.10%) Clustering
15 2 (1.10%) Fintech
15 2 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.33%) Windows
2 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.20%) Windows Vista
3 3 (1.65%) Android
3 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.65%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.55%) Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.86%) MVVM
2 77 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (26.37%) TDD
4 43 (23.63%) Multithreading
5 40 (21.98%) Unit Testing
6 32 (17.58%) MVC
6 32 (17.58%) OO
7 21 (11.54%) Electronic Trading
8 20 (10.99%) Scrum
9 16 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.79%) OOD
10 15 (8.24%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (5.49%) BDD
11 10 (5.49%) Workflow
12 9 (4.95%) Market Making
12 9 (4.95%) OOP
12 9 (4.95%) Refactoring
12 9 (4.95%) SOLID
13 8 (4.40%) SDLC
13 8 (4.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (96.15%) C#
2 51 (28.02%) SQL
3 31 (17.03%) XAML
4 26 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.89%) C++
6 13 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.49%) Java
8 8 (4.40%) PHP
9 7 (3.85%) VB
10 6 (3.30%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.20%) Python
12 3 (1.65%) VBA
13 2 (1.10%) VBScript
14 1 (0.55%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 18 (9.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.55%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 26 (14.29%) Oracle
2 11 (6.04%) DevExpress
2 11 (6.04%) ION Trading
2 11 (6.04%) TIBCO
3 9 (4.95%) Reuters
4 6 (3.30%) Sybase
5 2 (1.10%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.10%) Perforce
5 2 (1.10%) Teradata
6 1 (0.55%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day 12 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago