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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 496 507 488
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 126 138 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 111 111
Median daily rate £426 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 30 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 9 December 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 -8 117 £475 -5.00% 46
London -4 65 £475 -20.83% 14
East of England +11 20 £319 -25.00% 9
City of London -6 16 £515 -13.26% 2
Suffolk +10 12 £320 -24.70% 2
East Midlands +4 11 £368 +22.50% 1
Bury St Edmunds +3 10 £325 -23.52%
South East +20 8 £500 +56.86% 15
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £315 - 3
Nottingham +6 7 £370 -7.50%
Nottinghamshire +5 7 £370 -7.50%
Scotland +10 5 £290 -21.08%
South West +1 5 £403 -5.29%
West Midlands -10 5 £350 +13.82% 3
Staffordshire +2 4 £350 +27.27% 2
Surrey - 4 £500 - 1
Somerset +21 3 £420 -5.61%
Cambridge +15 3 £315 - 3
North West +6 3 - - 3
Berkshire - 3 £340 -
Edinburgh - 3 £290 -
Lancashire - 3 - -
Taunton +15 2 £426 -8.33%
Derbyshire +2 2 £308 +2.50% 1
Leicestershire 0 2 £363 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £325 -
Dunfermline - 2 £310 -
Reading - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 £363 -
Fife - 2 £310 -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 194 (100.00%) WPF
2 187 (96.39%) C#
3 150 (77.32%) .NET
4 93 (47.94%) MVVM
5 88 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (39.18%) TDD
7 73 (37.63%) SQL Server
8 55 (28.35%) WCF
9 51 (26.29%) .NET Framework
10 44 (22.68%) SQL
11 42 (21.65%) Unit Testing
12 41 (21.13%) Multithreading
13 39 (20.10%) MVC
14 35 (18.04%) OO
15 33 (17.01%) Front Office
16 32 (16.49%) Windows
16 32 (16.49%) Dependency Injection
17 31 (15.98%) JavaScript
18 30 (15.46%) Banking
19 29 (14.95%) Entity Framework
20 28 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
20 28 (14.43%) Visual Studio
21 26 (13.40%) Scrum
22 25 (12.89%) XAML
22 25 (12.89%) T-SQL
23 23 (11.86%) Web Services
23 23 (11.86%) Finance
24 22 (11.34%) Microsoft
25 21 (10.82%) WinForms
26 20 (10.31%) AngularJS

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 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.06%) snoop
2 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (37.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.06%) MySQL
6 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.52%) KDB
9 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.52%) Power BI
9 1 (0.52%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 28 (14.43%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.25%) NUnit
3 11 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.67%) TeamCity
4 8 (4.12%) Subversion
5 6 (3.09%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.58%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (2.06%) MSTest
7 4 (2.06%) NCrunch
7 4 (2.06%) ReSharper
8 3 (1.55%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.55%) Rational Robot
8 3 (1.55%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.03%) JIRA
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (17.01%) Front Office
2 30 (15.46%) Banking
3 23 (11.86%) Finance
4 12 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (100.00%) WPF
2 150 (77.32%) .NET
3 55 (28.35%) WCF
4 51 (26.29%) .NET Framework
5 29 (14.95%) Entity Framework
6 23 (11.86%) Web Services
7 21 (10.82%) WinForms
8 20 (10.31%) AngularJS
9 19 (9.79%) ASP.NET
9 19 (9.79%) HTML
10 17 (8.76%) NHibernate
11 15 (7.73%) XML
12 13 (6.70%) REST
12 13 (6.70%) Unity DI Container
13 12 (6.19%) CSS
14 10 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (5.15%) RESTful
15 9 (4.64%) RabbitMQ
15 9 (4.64%) SOAP
15 9 (4.64%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) Fixed Income
2 15 (7.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (6.70%) User Experience
4 12 (6.19%) Data Structures
5 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.15%) Hedge funds
7 8 (4.12%) Blackberry
7 8 (4.12%) Derivative
8 7 (3.61%) Fintech
8 7 (3.61%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.61%) Physics
9 5 (2.58%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.06%) Equities
10 4 (2.06%) Swaptions
10 4 (2.06%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.03%) Clustering
12 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.49%) Windows
2 9 (4.64%) Android
2 9 (4.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.12%) Windows Phone
3 8 (4.12%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (1.55%) Linux
4 3 (1.55%) Unix
5 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (47.94%) MVVM
2 88 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (39.18%) TDD
4 42 (21.65%) Unit Testing
5 41 (21.13%) Multithreading
6 39 (20.10%) MVC
7 35 (18.04%) OO
8 32 (16.49%) Dependency Injection
9 26 (13.40%) Scrum
10 16 (8.25%) OOD
11 13 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.70%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.19%) BDD
13 11 (5.67%) Low Latency
13 11 (5.67%) SOA
14 10 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (4.64%) CQRS
15 9 (4.64%) Electronic Trading
15 9 (4.64%) Load Balancing
16 8 (4.12%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 187 (96.39%) C#
2 44 (22.68%) SQL
3 31 (15.98%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.89%) T-SQL
4 25 (12.89%) XAML
5 14 (7.22%) C++
6 8 (4.12%) Java
7 6 (3.09%) VB
8 3 (1.55%) Python
8 3 (1.55%) Scala
8 3 (1.55%) VB6
8 3 (1.55%) VBA
9 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.03%) VBScript
10 1 (0.52%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.67%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.52%) EMIR
2 1 (0.52%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.15%) Oracle
3 9 (4.64%) DevExpress
4 8 (4.12%) Telerik
5 7 (3.61%) Infragistics
6 5 (2.58%) Perforce
7 4 (2.06%) Adobe
7 4 (2.06%) IBM
8 3 (1.55%) Misys
8 3 (1.55%) Sophis
9 2 (1.03%) Calypso
10 1 (0.52%) Charles River
10 1 (0.52%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.52%) Siemens
10 1 (0.52%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.52%) Solace
10 1 (0.52%) Sybase
10 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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