The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 482 384 452
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +68
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 106 186 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.39% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 133 110
Average daily rate
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£450 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £50.50 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.74% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £33.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+50.74% -18.29%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -109 79 £538 -6.52% 25
London -53 58 £550 -8.33% 18
Scotland -22 27 £400 -5.88%
Glasgow +1 26 £400 -5.88%
City of London -6 16 £600 +9.09% 12
North West - 7 £320 - 1
East Midlands +4 6 £325 -7.14%
Leicestershire -1 5 £325 -7.14%
South East -31 4 £413 +10.00%
East of England -18 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +3 1 £325 +44.44%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Evesham - - - -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 211 (100.00%) WPF
2 207 (98.10%) C#
3 150 (71.09%) .NET
4 90 (42.65%) MVVM
5 69 (32.70%) Banking
6 65 (30.81%) SQL Server
7 63 (29.86%) TDD
8 61 (28.91%) Front Office
9 40 (18.96%) Multithreading
9 40 (18.96%) WinForms
10 38 (18.01%) Finance
11 37 (17.54%) Scrum
12 36 (17.06%) SQL
12 36 (17.06%) OO
12 36 (17.06%) Microsoft
13 35 (16.59%) .NET Framework
14 32 (15.17%) XAML
14 32 (15.17%) Web Services
15 31 (14.69%) Java
16 29 (13.74%) MVC
17 27 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (11.85%) WCF
20 24 (11.37%) LINQ
21 22 (10.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 21 (9.95%) Windows
23 18 (8.53%) Equities
23 18 (8.53%) Unit Testing
24 17 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
24 17 (8.06%) HTML

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (3.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.42%) Apache
3 2 (0.95%) Node.js
4 1 (0.47%) Documentum
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.37%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) LDAP
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (4.74%) KDB
6 7 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.90%) Big Data
8 4 (1.90%) OLAP
9 1 (0.47%) DB2
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (5.21%) MSTest
3 9 (4.27%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (3.79%) Subversion
5 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (2.84%) Moq
6 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.90%) JIRA
7 4 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.90%) NUnit
8 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.95%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.95%) NetAdvantage
10 1 (0.47%) JUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 69 (32.70%) Banking
2 61 (28.91%) Front Office
3 38 (18.01%) Finance
4 16 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (100.00%) WPF
2 150 (71.09%) .NET
3 40 (18.96%) WinForms
4 35 (16.59%) .NET Framework
5 32 (15.17%) Web Services
6 25 (11.85%) WCF
7 24 (11.37%) LINQ
8 17 (8.06%) HTML
9 16 (7.58%) ASP.NET
10 15 (7.11%) Reactive Extensions
11 14 (6.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (6.64%) Silverlight
12 13 (6.16%) XML
12 13 (6.16%) HTML5
13 12 (5.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 12 (5.69%) CSS
14 11 (5.21%) Unity DI Container
15 8 (3.79%) Castle Windsor
16 7 (3.32%) XSLT
16 7 (3.32%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 18 (8.53%) Equities
3 13 (6.16%) Derivative
4 11 (5.21%) Fixed Income
4 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.27%) N-Tier
6 8 (3.79%) Visualisation
7 7 (3.32%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.37%) Animation
9 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.42%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.42%) Physics
11 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.47%) Replication
12 1 (0.47%) Xbox
12 1 (0.47%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.95%) Windows
2 14 (6.64%) UNIX
3 9 (4.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (42.65%) MVVM
2 63 (29.86%) TDD
3 40 (18.96%) Multithreading
4 37 (17.54%) Scrum
5 36 (17.06%) OO
6 29 (13.74%) MVC
7 27 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (8.53%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.16%) Kanban
10 12 (5.69%) Low Latency
10 12 (5.69%) SOA
10 12 (5.69%) OOP
11 11 (5.21%) BDD
12 10 (4.74%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (4.27%) Software Engineering
14 8 (3.79%) Memory Management
14 8 (3.79%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (3.79%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.32%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 207 (98.10%) C#
2 36 (17.06%) SQL
3 32 (15.17%) XAML
4 31 (14.69%) Java
5 12 (5.69%) C++
6 10 (4.74%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.27%) Python
8 8 (3.79%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.79%) Perl
9 7 (3.32%) VB
10 3 (1.42%) VB6
11 2 (0.95%) Korn
11 2 (0.95%) VBA
12 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) C
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (1.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (17.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.69%) Sybase
3 9 (4.27%) Oracle
3 9 (4.27%) Adobe
4 7 (3.32%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.90%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.42%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.42%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.95%) Syncfusion
7 2 (0.95%) Telerik
7 2 (0.95%) Informatica
8 1 (0.47%) Reuters
8 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.47%) ESRI
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