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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
UK
Rank 462 515 517
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +2
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 140 112 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 87 78
Median daily rate £500 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £312 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year
+9.45% -

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +57 132 £505 -3.80% 42
London +28 76 £575 -4.16% 18
South East +30 26 £400 +15.94% 7
East Midlands +24 16 £350 -4.76% 3
City of London +4 13 £513 -21.15% 1
Kent +11 10 £388 +17.42% 1
East of England -6 8 £369 -26.25% 8
Nottinghamshire +12 7 £365 -0.68% 2
Scotland - 7 £313 - 3
Surrey +9 6 £500 +17.64%
Suffolk - 6 £369 -
Nottingham +12 5 £368 - 2
Derbyshire - 5 £298 - 1
West Midlands +7 4 £350 +40.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £220 -
Reading - 4 - - 1
Berkshire - 4 - - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £325 -
Glasgow - 4 - - 2
Maidstone +8 3 £375 +50.00%
Edinburgh - 3 £313 - 1
Northampton - 3 - -
Cambridge +7 2 £370 - 3
East Sussex +5 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 2 £370 - 5
South West +1 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 £350 -
Hastings - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £365 -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 252 (100.00%) WPF
2 247 (98.02%) C#
3 193 (76.59%) .NET
4 141 (55.95%) MVVM
5 102 (40.48%) SQL Server
6 85 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (33.33%) TDD
8 68 (26.98%) WCF
9 58 (23.02%) SQL
10 54 (21.43%) Unit Testing
10 54 (21.43%) .NET Framework
11 45 (17.86%) MVC
12 42 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 40 (15.87%) Multithreading
14 39 (15.48%) OO
14 39 (15.48%) Microsoft
15 38 (15.08%) Visual Studio
15 38 (15.08%) Dependency Injection
16 37 (14.68%) Oracle
17 36 (14.29%) Front Office
18 33 (13.10%) NUnit
19 31 (12.30%) XAML
19 31 (12.30%) Scrum
19 31 (12.30%) JavaScript
20 30 (11.90%) Entity Framework
21 29 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
22 28 (11.11%) Windows
23 27 (10.71%) Banking
23 27 (10.71%) Git (software)
23 27 (10.71%) User Experience

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 9 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.37%) MS Excel
1 11 (4.37%) Photoshop
2 8 (3.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.57%) RMDS
2 2 (0.79%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.19%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.57%) AMQP
2 5 (1.98%) snoop
3 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.98%) MySQL
7 3 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
8 1 (0.40%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.40%) KDB
8 1 (0.40%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.40%) Power BI
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.40%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 38 (15.08%) Visual Studio
2 33 (13.10%) NUnit
3 29 (11.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.95%) Subversion
6 14 (5.56%) ReSharper
7 13 (5.16%) SpecFlow
8 10 (3.97%) Moq
9 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Blend
9 9 (3.57%) MSBuild
10 8 (3.17%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.38%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (1.98%) JIRA
12 5 (1.98%) NCrunch
13 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.19%) ClearCase
13 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.19%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 36 (14.29%) Front Office
2 27 (10.71%) Banking
3 24 (9.52%) Finance
4 8 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (100.00%) WPF
2 193 (76.59%) .NET
3 68 (26.98%) WCF
4 54 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 42 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 30 (11.90%) Entity Framework
7 25 (9.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (9.13%) AngularJS
8 23 (9.13%) Web Services
8 23 (9.13%) WinForms
9 22 (8.73%) XML
10 20 (7.94%) LINQ
11 18 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (6.75%) HTML
13 16 (6.35%) Reactive Extensions
14 14 (5.56%) Caliburn.Micro
15 13 (5.16%) Angular 2
16 11 (4.37%) CSS
16 11 (4.37%) NHibernate
16 11 (4.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.71%) User Experience
2 23 (9.13%) Fixed Income
3 22 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (6.75%) Fintech
6 10 (3.97%) Hedge funds
7 9 (3.57%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.78%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.98%) Equities
10 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.19%) Derivative
13 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.79%) EPoS
13 2 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.79%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.79%) SCADA
14 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.11%) Windows
2 7 (2.78%) Android
2 7 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.78%) Windows Phone
2 7 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
3 4 (1.59%) Unix
4 3 (1.19%) Linux
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (55.95%) MVVM
2 85 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (33.33%) TDD
4 54 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 45 (17.86%) MVC
6 40 (15.87%) Multithreading
7 39 (15.48%) OO
8 38 (15.08%) Dependency Injection
9 31 (12.30%) Scrum
10 21 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
11 16 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.35%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.95%) BDD
12 15 (5.95%) Mathematics
13 14 (5.56%) Microservices
14 13 (5.16%) Low Latency
15 12 (4.76%) SOA
16 10 (3.97%) Asset Management
16 10 (3.97%) OOD
17 9 (3.57%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 247 (98.02%) C#
2 58 (23.02%) SQL
3 31 (12.30%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.30%) XAML
4 18 (7.14%) Java
4 18 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.35%) C++
6 11 (4.37%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.59%) VB
7 4 (1.59%) VB6
8 3 (1.19%) Scala
8 3 (1.19%) VBA
9 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (3.97%) Degree
2 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) PhD
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.40%) EMIR
2 1 (0.40%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 39 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.68%) Oracle
3 16 (6.35%) Telerik
4 12 (4.76%) TIBCO
5 10 (3.97%) Reuters
6 9 (3.57%) Adobe
6 9 (3.57%) ION Trading
7 8 (3.17%) DevExpress
7 8 (3.17%) Infragistics
8 5 (1.98%) IBM
8 5 (1.98%) Perforce
9 3 (1.19%) Misys
9 3 (1.19%) Solace
9 3 (1.19%) Sophis
10 2 (0.79%) Calypso
11 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.40%) Charles River
11 1 (0.40%) Cisco
11 1 (0.40%) Murex
11 1 (0.40%) Siemens
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