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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 492 404 374
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -30
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 104 147 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 165
Average daily rate £475 £563 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £337 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -78 85 £525 -8.69% 9
London -45 53 £600 - 5
Scotland -16 18 £413 +37.50% 2
City of London -11 14 £613 +6.52% 2
Glasgow -14 14 £388 +29.16% 2
East of England -23 14 £350 -17.64% 1
South East -24 10 £400 +14.28% 3
East Midlands -14 3 £219 -30.00%
West Midlands - 3 £235 -
Birmingham - 3 £235 -
Surrey -19 2 £450 +28.57% 3
Oxfordshire -5 1 £325 -18.75%
South West -16 1 £275 +6.79%
West Yorkshire -18 1 £325 -
Yorkshire -22 1 £325 -
Leeds -24 1 £325 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Hull - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 225 (100.00%) WPF
2 220 (97.78%) C#
3 155 (68.89%) .NET
4 88 (39.11%) SQL Server
5 80 (35.56%) Banking
6 78 (34.67%) Front Office
7 77 (34.22%) MVVM
8 49 (21.78%) TDD
9 42 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (17.33%) Multithreading
11 37 (16.44%) .NET Framework
11 37 (16.44%) OO
12 34 (15.11%) SQL
12 34 (15.11%) WCF
13 31 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (13.33%) Derivative
15 29 (12.89%) Microsoft
16 27 (12.00%) MVC
17 26 (11.56%) XAML
18 25 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (10.67%) Finance
20 23 (10.22%) ASP.NET
21 22 (9.78%) WinForms
22 21 (9.33%) HTML
23 20 (8.89%) Web Services
23 20 (8.89%) Silverlight
23 20 (8.89%) LINQ
24 19 (8.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 19 (8.44%) Java
25 18 (8.00%) Windows

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (3.56%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) MS Office
2 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) HTTP
1 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
2 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (39.11%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (13.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.11%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.78%) KDB
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.89%) DB2
8 2 (0.89%) OLAP
8 2 (0.89%) SQLPlus
8 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (4.89%) Moq
3 11 (4.89%) MSTest
3 11 (4.89%) NUnit
4 10 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.67%) Subversion
6 5 (2.22%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Blend
7 4 (1.78%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.89%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.44%) Gradle
9 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.44%) CodeRush
9 1 (0.44%) Maven
9 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 80 (35.56%) Banking
2 78 (34.67%) Front Office
3 24 (10.67%) Finance
4 17 (7.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.89%) Back Office
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (100.00%) WPF
2 155 (68.89%) .NET
3 37 (16.44%) .NET Framework
4 34 (15.11%) WCF
5 23 (10.22%) ASP.NET
6 22 (9.78%) WinForms
7 21 (9.33%) HTML
8 20 (8.89%) Web Services
8 20 (8.89%) Silverlight
8 20 (8.89%) LINQ
9 19 (8.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (8.00%) HTML5
11 15 (6.67%) CSS
12 14 (6.22%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 9 (4.00%) NHibernate
14 5 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (2.22%) Castle Windsor
14 5 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) Derivative
2 14 (6.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (5.78%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (5.33%) Equities
4 12 (5.33%) Credit Derivative
5 10 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.67%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.33%) Physics
10 3 (1.33%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.89%) Animation
11 2 (0.89%) Kinect
11 2 (0.89%) Xbox
11 2 (0.89%) Open Source
11 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.00%) Windows
2 10 (4.44%) Linux
3 4 (1.78%) UNIX
4 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.22%) MVVM
2 49 (21.78%) TDD
3 39 (17.33%) Multithreading
4 37 (16.44%) OO
5 27 (12.00%) MVC
6 25 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (7.56%) Scrum
8 16 (7.11%) Software Engineering
9 14 (6.22%) BDD
10 13 (5.78%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.78%) Low Latency
10 13 (5.78%) OOP
11 12 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (4.44%) Kanban
13 9 (4.00%) Memory Management
13 9 (4.00%) SOA
14 6 (2.67%) E-Commerce
14 6 (2.67%) Domain-Driven Design
15 5 (2.22%) Web Development
16 4 (1.78%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 220 (97.78%) C#
2 34 (15.11%) SQL
3 26 (11.56%) XAML
4 19 (8.44%) Java
5 16 (7.11%) C++
6 13 (5.78%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.11%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.22%) Python
8 5 (2.22%) VBA
8 5 (2.22%) Perl
9 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.78%) VB
10 3 (1.33%) VB6
10 3 (1.33%) C
11 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.44%) F#
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (4.89%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.89%) Oracle
3 10 (4.44%) Infragistics
4 8 (3.56%) Adobe
4 8 (3.56%) DevExpress
5 6 (2.67%) Sybase
6 4 (1.78%) DataSynapse
6 4 (1.78%) Telerik
6 4 (1.78%) Perforce
7 3 (1.33%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Reuters
8 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago