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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 521 420 447
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +27
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 92 166 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.34% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 115 116
Average daily rate
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£479 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.95% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £325 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -19.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £33.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+17.91% -19.76%

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
52334 48999 54002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.29% 92.76% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31896 29279 30301
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 2119 2612
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -102 70 £538 -2.27% 14
London -61 46 £575 - 7
Glasgow -5 22 £425 +6.25%
Scotland -13 22 £425 +6.25%
City of London +6 14 £600 +4.34% 2
East Midlands -7 8 £325 -
South East -7 8 £400 +6.66% 3
North West -5 6 £320 +8.84%
Kent -5 4 - - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 -
Oxford - 2 £300 -
Cheshire +11 1 £225 -19.06%
Surrey +1 1 £425 - 2
Yorkshire -1 1 £325 +44.44%
West Yorkshire -5 1 £325 +44.44%
South West -36 1 - - 4
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Warrington - 1 £225 -
Woking - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Liss - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Selby - - - -
Solihull - - - -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 198 (100.00%) WPF
2 194 (97.98%) C#
3 135 (68.18%) .NET
4 87 (43.94%) MVVM
5 79 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (31.82%) TDD
7 62 (31.31%) Banking
8 54 (27.27%) Front Office
9 49 (24.75%) WinForms
10 47 (23.74%) SQL Server
11 42 (21.21%) Multithreading
12 41 (20.71%) SQL
13 37 (18.69%) Scrum
13 37 (18.69%) Finance
14 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
15 35 (17.68%) .NET Framework
16 34 (17.17%) WCF
17 32 (16.16%) OO
17 32 (16.16%) Web Services
18 29 (14.65%) XAML
19 28 (14.14%) Java
20 24 (12.12%) Windows
20 24 (12.12%) MVC
20 24 (12.12%) LINQ
21 23 (11.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 21 (10.61%) Reactive Extensions
23 19 (9.60%) Unit Testing
23 19 (9.60%) Investment Banking
24 18 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 17 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 6 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.52%) Apache
3 2 (1.01%) Node.js
4 1 (0.51%) Documentum
4 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Photoshop
1 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.04%) LDAP
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.55%) KDB
4 8 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.02%) OLAP
8 4 (2.02%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (5.56%) MSTest
2 10 (5.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Blend
4 8 (4.04%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.04%) Subversion
5 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.02%) JIRA
5 4 (2.02%) Moq
6 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.01%) NUnit
7 2 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.01%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.51%) NMock
8 1 (0.51%) xUnit.net
8 1 (0.51%) Gradle
8 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
General
1 62 (31.31%) Banking
2 54 (27.27%) Front Office
3 37 (18.69%) Finance
4 19 (9.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (100.00%) WPF
2 135 (68.18%) .NET
3 49 (24.75%) WinForms
4 35 (17.68%) .NET Framework
5 34 (17.17%) WCF
6 32 (16.16%) Web Services
7 24 (12.12%) LINQ
8 21 (10.61%) Reactive Extensions
9 18 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (8.08%) XML
11 13 (6.57%) HTML
12 12 (6.06%) Silverlight
12 12 (6.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 11 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
13 11 (5.56%) ASP.NET
14 10 (5.05%) CSS
14 10 (5.05%) Castle Windsor
15 9 (4.55%) Task Parallel Library
16 8 (4.04%) HTML5
16 8 (4.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (8.08%) Equities
3 14 (7.07%) Fixed Income
4 13 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.06%) User Experience
6 10 (5.05%) Derivative
6 10 (5.05%) N-Tier
7 9 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (4.04%) Visualisation
9 6 (3.03%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.53%) Animation
10 5 (2.53%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (1.52%) Physics
12 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.52%) Market Risk
13 2 (1.01%) Replication
14 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
14 1 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.12%) Windows
2 14 (7.07%) UNIX
3 6 (3.03%) Linux
4 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.51%) Android
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (43.94%) MVVM
2 79 (39.90%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (31.82%) TDD
4 42 (21.21%) Multithreading
5 37 (18.69%) Scrum
6 32 (16.16%) OO
7 24 (12.12%) MVC
8 19 (9.60%) Unit Testing
9 14 (7.07%) OOP
10 11 (5.56%) BDD
10 11 (5.56%) Low Latency
11 10 (5.05%) SOA
11 10 (5.05%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (5.05%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (5.05%) Kanban
12 8 (4.04%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.04%) OOD
12 8 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.03%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.03%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (97.98%) C#
2 41 (20.71%) SQL
3 29 (14.65%) XAML
4 28 (14.14%) Java
5 12 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.55%) C++
8 7 (3.54%) Python
8 7 (3.54%) Perl
9 5 (2.53%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) VBA
10 2 (1.01%) Korn
11 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) R
11 1 (0.51%) C
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.06%) Sybase
3 11 (5.56%) Oracle
4 7 (3.54%) Adobe
5 5 (2.53%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.52%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.01%) Informatica
7 2 (1.01%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.01%) Telerik
7 2 (1.01%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.51%) IBM
8 1 (0.51%) Reuters
8 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.51%) ESRI
8 1 (0.51%) Infragistics
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Bristol
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