The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WPF Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 572 504 517
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +13
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 77 166 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.30% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 135 91
Median daily rate £475 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £318 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +8.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +8.86%

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
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 71 £475 -9.52% 51
London -71 47 £525 -4.54% 31
South East +30 13 £350 +5.66% 7
City of London -1 13 £550 - 3
North West +21 5 £325 +16.07% 1
South West +11 5 £319 -8.92% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £410 -
Kent +9 4 £313 -10.71% 3
Belfast - 4 £405 -
County Antrim - 4 £405 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 - 3
Surrey - 3 £500 -
Lancashire - 3 - -
Manchester 0 2 £325 +16.07%
Stockport - 2 £325 -
Hampshire - 2 £335 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £400 -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Preston - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £400 -
Oxford - 1 - - 2
Gosport - 1 £320 -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 152 (100.00%) WPF
2 144 (94.74%) C#
3 122 (80.26%) .NET
4 73 (48.03%) SQL Server
4 73 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (38.82%) MVVM
6 51 (33.55%) SQL
7 46 (30.26%) TDD
8 42 (27.63%) Front Office
9 37 (24.34%) WCF
10 35 (23.03%) .NET Framework
11 33 (21.71%) Multithreading
11 33 (21.71%) Finance
12 32 (21.05%) Windows
13 30 (19.74%) MVC
13 30 (19.74%) Banking
14 29 (19.08%) Unit Testing
15 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
15 27 (17.76%) OO
15 27 (17.76%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (15.13%) Visual Studio
17 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET
17 22 (14.47%) XAML
17 22 (14.47%) Entity Framework
18 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
19 20 (13.16%) Web Services
20 19 (12.50%) Fixed Income
20 19 (12.50%) WinForms
21 18 (11.84%) Scrum
21 18 (11.84%) HTML

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.66%) IIS
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) RMDS
2 2 (1.32%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Network Security
2 1 (0.66%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (48.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.32%) Big Data
9 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.32%) MS Access
9 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.66%) MySQL
10 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (17.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (15.13%) Visual Studio
3 14 (9.21%) NUnit
4 10 (6.58%) TeamCity
5 9 (5.92%) Subversion
6 6 (3.95%) MSBuild
6 6 (3.95%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (1.97%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.97%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.32%) JUnit
8 2 (1.32%) MSTest
8 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.66%) Mockito
9 1 (0.66%) Moq
9 1 (0.66%) NuGet
9 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 42 (27.63%) Front Office
2 33 (21.71%) Finance
3 30 (19.74%) Banking
4 15 (9.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (100.00%) WPF
2 122 (80.26%) .NET
3 37 (24.34%) WCF
4 35 (23.03%) .NET Framework
5 22 (14.47%) ASP.NET
5 22 (14.47%) Entity Framework
6 20 (13.16%) Web Services
7 19 (12.50%) WinForms
8 18 (11.84%) HTML
9 13 (8.55%) AngularJS
10 12 (7.89%) NHibernate
11 11 (7.24%) Reactive Extensions
11 11 (7.24%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.92%) SOAP
13 9 (5.92%) XML
14 8 (5.26%) CSS
14 8 (5.26%) REST
15 7 (4.61%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (4.61%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 16 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 13 (8.55%) Derivative
3 13 (8.55%) User Experience
4 12 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (6.58%) Data Structures
7 8 (5.26%) Market Risk
8 7 (4.61%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (3.95%) Algorithms
10 5 (3.29%) Blackberry
10 5 (3.29%) Digital Media
10 5 (3.29%) Equities
10 5 (3.29%) N-Tier
11 4 (2.63%) Swaptions
12 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.97%) Fintech
12 3 (1.97%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.97%) Replication
13 2 (1.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Windows
2 6 (3.95%) Android
2 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.95%) Windows Phone
3 5 (3.29%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.82%) MVVM
3 46 (30.26%) TDD
4 33 (21.71%) Multithreading
5 30 (19.74%) MVC
6 29 (19.08%) Unit Testing
7 27 (17.76%) OO
8 18 (11.84%) Scrum
9 16 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.21%) OOD
11 12 (7.89%) Electronic Trading
12 9 (5.92%) BDD
12 9 (5.92%) Market Making
12 9 (5.92%) Refactoring
13 7 (4.61%) CQRS
13 7 (4.61%) Load Balancing
13 7 (4.61%) SDLC
13 7 (4.61%) SOA
13 7 (4.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 144 (94.74%) C#
2 51 (33.55%) SQL
3 27 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.47%) XAML
5 15 (9.87%) C++
5 15 (9.87%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.92%) Java
7 7 (4.61%) VB
8 6 (3.95%) PHP
9 4 (2.63%) Python
10 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.97%) VB6
10 3 (1.97%) VBA
11 2 (1.32%) VBScript
12 1 (0.66%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) MiFID
2 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.66%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.87%) Oracle
3 7 (4.61%) DevExpress
4 5 (3.29%) ION Trading
4 5 (3.29%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.63%) Reuters
6 3 (1.97%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.97%) Perforce
7 2 (1.32%) Teradata
8 1 (0.66%) Adobe
8 1 (0.66%) IBM
8 1 (0.66%) Sybase
8 1 (0.66%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.66%) Telerik
8 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 17 days ago