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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 520 435 399
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -36
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 51 124 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 94 91
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £294
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +8.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -85 51 £550 -4.34% 27
London -41 34 £575 - 14
City of London -10 14 £625 +7.52% 9
South East -9 11 £328 +13.91% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 7 - -
Milton Keynes -3 6 - -
Berkshire +3 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
East of England -3 1 £300 -10.44% 1
Bristol -11 1 - - 6
South West -24 1 - - 9
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Coulsdon - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 145 (100.00%) WPF
2 139 (95.86%) C#
3 98 (67.59%) .NET
4 64 (44.14%) MVVM
5 47 (32.41%) WCF
6 43 (29.66%) Banking
7 40 (27.59%) Front Office
8 39 (26.90%) SQL
8 39 (26.90%) TDD
9 36 (24.83%) Finance
9 36 (24.83%) WinForms
10 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (22.07%) .NET Framework
11 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 29 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 25 (17.24%) Oracle
14 23 (15.86%) Reactive Extensions
15 22 (15.17%) Investment Banking
15 22 (15.17%) XAML
16 20 (13.79%) Fixed Income
17 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
18 18 (12.41%) LINQ
19 17 (11.72%) OO
20 16 (11.03%) Windows
21 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
21 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
21 14 (9.66%) BDD
22 13 (8.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
22 13 (8.97%) T-SQL

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.38%) KDB
4 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.90%) NUnit
2 10 (6.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (6.21%) MSTest
4 7 (4.83%) Moq
5 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (1.38%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.38%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.69%) FxCop
7 1 (0.69%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.69%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.69%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.69%) JIRA
7 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 43 (29.66%) Banking
2 40 (27.59%) Front Office
3 36 (24.83%) Finance
4 22 (15.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (100.00%) WPF
2 98 (67.59%) .NET
3 47 (32.41%) WCF
4 36 (24.83%) WinForms
5 32 (22.07%) .NET Framework
6 23 (15.86%) Reactive Extensions
7 18 (12.41%) LINQ
8 13 (8.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 12 (8.28%) HTML
10 10 (6.90%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (6.90%) HTML5
11 9 (6.21%) Task Parallel Library
11 9 (6.21%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.21%) ASP.NET
11 9 (6.21%) XML
12 7 (4.83%) Silverlight
13 6 (4.14%) Web Services
14 5 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 4 (2.76%) Rendezvous
16 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.79%) Fixed Income
2 13 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.97%) Mathematics
3 11 (7.59%) Equities
4 10 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 9 (6.21%) Derivative
6 8 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.52%) User Experience
7 7 (4.83%) Hedge funds
8 5 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 5 (3.45%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.76%) Physics
10 2 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.03%) Windows
2 5 (3.45%) UNIX
3 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.69%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.14%) MVVM
2 39 (26.90%) TDD
3 32 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 17 (11.72%) OO
6 14 (9.66%) BDD
7 11 (7.59%) Scrum
7 11 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.21%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (6.21%) Low Latency
9 6 (4.14%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (4.14%) OOP
9 6 (4.14%) MVC
10 5 (3.45%) Analytics
10 5 (3.45%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.76%) SOA
12 3 (2.07%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.07%) OOD
12 3 (2.07%) Software Engineering
13 2 (1.38%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 139 (95.86%) C#
2 39 (26.90%) SQL
3 22 (15.17%) XAML
4 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.97%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.52%) Java
7 7 (4.83%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.14%) C++
9 3 (2.07%) VB
10 2 (1.38%) C
10 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.69%) R
11 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.38%) HND
Vendors
1 25 (17.24%) Oracle
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.14%) Sybase
3 6 (4.14%) Typemock
4 4 (2.76%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.76%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.38%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) Calypso
6 1 (0.69%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.69%) Google
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