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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 508 437 435
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -2
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 84 134 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 103 100
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -76 84 £550 - 6
London -25 53 £563 -6.25% 2
City of London -7 21 £625 +8.69% 2
South East -19 21 £325 -23.52% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 10 - -
Milton Keynes -7 8 - -
Kent +3 5 - -
Berkshire -2 2 - -
North West -13 2 £260 -22.96% 1
Reading - 2 - -
Surrey -6 1 £325 -27.77%
Oxfordshire -18 1 £315 -
South West -37 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 165 (100.00%) WPF
2 159 (96.36%) C#
3 102 (61.82%) .NET
4 76 (46.06%) MVVM
5 53 (32.12%) WCF
6 50 (30.30%) SQL
7 48 (29.09%) TDD
8 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (26.67%) Banking
9 43 (26.06%) WinForms
10 40 (24.24%) Front Office
11 37 (22.42%) .NET Framework
12 36 (21.82%) Finance
13 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 32 (19.39%) Multithreading
15 27 (16.36%) Reactive Extensions
16 24 (14.55%) LINQ
16 24 (14.55%) XAML
17 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
17 23 (13.94%) Oracle
17 23 (13.94%) Windows
18 20 (12.12%) OO
18 20 (12.12%) Scrum
18 20 (12.12%) Fixed Income
19 17 (10.30%) Visual Studio
19 17 (10.30%) T-SQL
20 16 (9.70%) Investment Banking
20 16 (9.70%) BDD
21 15 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 14 (8.48%) JavaScript

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.82%) KDB
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.30%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (6.06%) MSTest
3 10 (6.06%) NUnit
4 7 (4.24%) Moq
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Blend
6 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.21%) NSubstitute
7 2 (1.21%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.61%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.61%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (26.67%) Banking
2 40 (24.24%) Front Office
3 36 (21.82%) Finance
4 16 (9.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (100.00%) WPF
2 102 (61.82%) .NET
3 53 (32.12%) WCF
4 43 (26.06%) WinForms
5 37 (22.42%) .NET Framework
6 27 (16.36%) Reactive Extensions
7 24 (14.55%) LINQ
8 14 (8.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (7.27%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (7.27%) HTML
10 11 (6.67%) Web Services
11 10 (6.06%) XML
11 10 (6.06%) ASP.NET
11 10 (6.06%) HTML5
12 9 (5.45%) Task Parallel Library
13 7 (4.24%) AngularJS
14 6 (3.64%) Silverlight
14 6 (3.64%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 4 (2.42%) Rendezvous
15 4 (2.42%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Fixed Income
2 15 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
3 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.27%) Equities
5 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.85%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.85%) Hedge funds
5 8 (4.85%) User Experience
6 6 (3.64%) Derivative
7 5 (3.03%) Credit Risk
7 5 (3.03%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.42%) Physics
8 4 (2.42%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.21%) Replication
9 2 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Windows
2 12 (7.27%) UNIX
3 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.06%) MVVM
2 48 (29.09%) TDD
3 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (19.39%) Multithreading
5 20 (12.12%) Scrum
5 20 (12.12%) OO
6 16 (9.70%) BDD
7 11 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.45%) Low Latency
10 8 (4.85%) MVC
11 7 (4.24%) OOP
11 7 (4.24%) Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (3.03%) Electronic Trading
13 4 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (2.42%) Risk Management
13 4 (2.42%) OOD
13 4 (2.42%) SOA
13 4 (2.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 159 (96.36%) C#
2 50 (30.30%) SQL
3 24 (14.55%) XAML
4 17 (10.30%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.48%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.67%) Java
7 9 (5.45%) C++
8 7 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.82%) Perl
10 3 (1.82%) VB
11 2 (1.21%) C
11 2 (1.21%) Korn
12 1 (0.61%) F#
12 1 (0.61%) R
12 1 (0.61%) VBA
12 1 (0.61%) Python
12 1 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (7.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.21%) HND
Vendors
1 23 (13.94%) Oracle
1 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.64%) Sybase
2 6 (3.64%) Typemock
3 4 (2.42%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.21%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.61%) Google
5 1 (0.61%) Syncfusion
5 1 (0.61%) IBM
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe
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