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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 525 485 399
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -86
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 87 109 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.22% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 87 97
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -25 85 £425 -19.04% 25
London -27 39 £575 -4.16% 10
South East +4 24 £320 -20.00% 10
City of London +17 14 £575 -4.16% 7
Berkshire -1 6 £320 -20.00% 5
East Midlands -11 6 £350 +60.00%
Kent - 6 £310 -
South West +15 5 £305 +10.90% 3
Surrey +9 4 £344 -23.61%
Leicestershire +4 4 £350 -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £325 -
Nottingham -4 2 £388 -
Nottinghamshire -9 2 £388 -
Scotland -12 2 - -
Glasgow -13 2 - -
West Midlands -15 2 £301 +27.87%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £310 - 4
Leicester - 2 £350 -
Taunton - 2 £350 -
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £275 -
Slough -6 1 £400 - 1
East of England -7 1 £275 -21.37%
Yorkshire -10 1 - -
Oxford -12 1 £295 -9.23% 2
North West -19 1 - - 2

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 138 (100.00%) WPF
2 128 (92.75%) C#
3 87 (63.04%) .NET
4 60 (43.48%) MVVM
5 46 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 38 (27.54%) Multithreading
7 36 (26.09%) WCF
8 35 (25.36%) SQL
9 34 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (23.19%) Front Office
11 28 (20.29%) .NET Framework
12 27 (19.57%) Banking
13 23 (16.67%) TDD
14 21 (15.22%) Finance
15 20 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (14.49%) Reactive Extensions
16 19 (13.77%) OO
17 18 (13.04%) Investment Banking
18 17 (12.32%) Fixed Income
18 17 (12.32%) WinForms
19 16 (11.59%) XAML
20 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
20 15 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 15 (10.87%) T-SQL
21 14 (10.14%) MVC
22 13 (9.42%) Electronic Trading
22 13 (9.42%) Oracle
23 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
23 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
24 11 (7.97%) Derivative

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (2.17%) MTS
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.72%) Lync
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Summit
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.90%) MS Access
6 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.35%) MSTest
3 4 (2.90%) NUnit
4 2 (1.45%) ReSharper
4 2 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.45%) Moq
5 1 (0.72%) Mockito
5 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) NCrunch
5 1 (0.72%) FxCop
5 1 (0.72%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 32 (23.19%) Front Office
2 27 (19.57%) Banking
3 21 (15.22%) Finance
4 18 (13.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Games
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (100.00%) WPF
2 87 (63.04%) .NET
3 36 (26.09%) WCF
4 28 (20.29%) .NET Framework
5 20 (14.49%) Reactive Extensions
6 17 (12.32%) WinForms
7 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.97%) Entity Framework
9 9 (6.52%) Silverlight
10 8 (5.80%) Rendezvous
11 7 (5.07%) LINQ
12 6 (4.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 5 (3.62%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (3.62%) HTML
13 5 (3.62%) XML
13 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (2.90%) CSS
14 4 (2.90%) jQuery
14 4 (2.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Fixed Income
2 15 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (7.97%) Derivative
4 7 (5.07%) User Experience
4 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.62%) Physics
6 5 (3.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (2.90%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.90%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.17%) Equities
9 2 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.72%) DTV
10 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (43.48%) MVVM
2 38 (27.54%) Multithreading
3 34 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.67%) TDD
5 19 (13.77%) OO
6 14 (10.14%) MVC
7 13 (9.42%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (7.97%) Scrum
9 9 (6.52%) Low Latency
10 8 (5.80%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (5.07%) BDD
11 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.07%) OOD
12 5 (3.62%) Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (3.62%) FX Algorithmic Trading
13 4 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (2.90%) Analytics
13 4 (2.90%) Business Analysis
13 4 (2.90%) Technical Architecture
14 3 (2.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 128 (92.75%) C#
2 35 (25.36%) SQL
3 16 (11.59%) XAML
4 15 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.52%) Java
5 9 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.35%) C++
7 4 (2.90%) VB
7 4 (2.90%) VBA
8 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.72%) Delphi
9 1 (0.72%) Pascal
9 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.45%) HND
2 2 (1.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) Oracle
3 8 (5.80%) Sybase
3 8 (5.80%) TIBCO
4 7 (5.07%) DevExpress
5 5 (3.62%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.17%) eSpeed
6 3 (2.17%) Tradeweb
7 2 (1.45%) VMware
7 2 (1.45%) Telerik
8 1 (0.72%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) Calypso
8 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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