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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 511 529 420
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -109
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 115 87 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 62 117
Average daily rate
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£550 £504 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.18% -8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.32%

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +36 111 £550 - 26
London +60 86 £550 -4.34% 9
City of London +14 23 £575 -2.12% 3
South East -17 6 £394 +12.50% 3
East of England - 6 £338 - 1
South West -6 5 £363 - 6
Cambridgeshire - 5 £338 -
East Midlands -7 4 £125 -61.53% 2
Glasgow -17 4 - -
Scotland -25 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £394 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £363 - 5
Leicestershire -2 2 £125 -61.53% 2
Nottinghamshire -8 2 £375 -
Nottingham -9 2 £375 -
Middlesex +4 1 - -
Cheshire -8 1 £288 +27.77% 3
Yorkshire -29 1 £350 +7.69%
North West -38 1 £288 -10.15% 4
West Midlands - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £360 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £338 -
Chester - 1 £288 - 1

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 202 (100.00%) WPF
2 194 (96.04%) C#
3 125 (61.88%) .NET
4 97 (48.02%) MVVM
5 70 (34.65%) SQL Server
6 65 (32.18%) Front Office
7 60 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (24.26%) SQL
9 47 (23.27%) Banking
10 45 (22.28%) WCF
11 42 (20.79%) .NET Framework
12 41 (20.30%) Finance
13 40 (19.80%) Multithreading
14 39 (19.31%) TDD
15 27 (13.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (13.37%) Reactive Extensions
16 25 (12.38%) Microsoft
16 25 (12.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (12.38%) Unit Testing
17 23 (11.39%) Entity Framework
17 23 (11.39%) Java
17 23 (11.39%) Fixed Income
17 23 (11.39%) Investment Banking
18 22 (10.89%) OO
18 22 (10.89%) User Experience
18 22 (10.89%) Unity DI Container
19 20 (9.90%) Dependency Injection
19 20 (9.90%) NUnit
19 20 (9.90%) MVC
20 19 (9.41%) Derivative

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (1.49%) MTS
3 2 (0.99%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (34.65%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.98%) MS Access
7 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (9.90%) NUnit
2 14 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Blend
4 8 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.97%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.48%) Moq
7 4 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.99%) Maven
9 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.50%) Gradle
10 1 (0.50%) NCrunch
10 1 (0.50%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.50%) WinDbg
10 1 (0.50%) Mockito
10 1 (0.50%) MSTest
10 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.50%) JUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 65 (32.18%) Front Office
2 47 (23.27%) Banking
3 41 (20.30%) Finance
4 23 (11.39%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.99%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (100.00%) WPF
2 125 (61.88%) .NET
3 45 (22.28%) WCF
4 42 (20.79%) .NET Framework
5 27 (13.37%) Reactive Extensions
6 23 (11.39%) Entity Framework
7 22 (10.89%) Unity DI Container
8 16 (7.92%) HTML
9 14 (6.93%) ASP.NET
9 14 (6.93%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 13 (6.44%) XML
11 12 (5.94%) SOAP
12 11 (5.45%) WinForms
13 10 (4.95%) Web Services
14 9 (4.46%) jQuery
15 8 (3.96%) Rendezvous
15 8 (3.96%) Middleware
15 8 (3.96%) LINQ
15 8 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (3.47%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (11.39%) Fixed Income
3 22 (10.89%) User Experience
4 19 (9.41%) Derivative
5 13 (6.44%) Mathematics
6 12 (5.94%) Visualisation
7 10 (4.95%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.96%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.97%) Physics
9 6 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.48%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.48%) Equities
11 3 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
11 3 (1.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.99%) Spread Betting
12 2 (0.99%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.99%) Swaptions
12 2 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.43%) Windows
2 4 (1.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (48.02%) MVVM
2 60 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.80%) Multithreading
4 39 (19.31%) TDD
5 25 (12.38%) Unit Testing
6 22 (10.89%) OO
7 20 (9.90%) MVC
7 20 (9.90%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (7.92%) Electronic Trading
9 14 (6.93%) Scrum
10 13 (6.44%) BDD
11 12 (5.94%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.45%) Business Analysis
12 11 (5.45%) Low Latency
13 10 (4.95%) Analytics
13 10 (4.95%) SDLC
13 10 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.46%) OOD
15 8 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (3.47%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (96.04%) C#
2 49 (24.26%) SQL
3 23 (11.39%) Java
4 16 (7.92%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.46%) VBA
6 9 (4.46%) XAML
7 7 (3.47%) Pascal
7 7 (3.47%) Delphi
8 5 (2.48%) VB
9 3 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.50%) VB6
10 1 (0.50%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.47%) Degree
2 6 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.46%) Oracle
2 9 (4.46%) Telerik
3 8 (3.96%) Sybase
3 8 (3.96%) TIBCO
4 7 (3.47%) DevExpress
5 6 (2.97%) Infragistics
5 6 (2.97%) Solace
6 3 (1.49%) Tradeweb
6 3 (1.49%) Typemock
6 3 (1.49%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.49%) eSpeed
7 2 (0.99%) VMware
8 1 (0.50%) Google
8 1 (0.50%) Twitter
8 1 (0.50%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) IBM
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