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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 534 428 443
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +15
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 83 167 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 121 124
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £41.75

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -103 69 £525 +5.00% 18
London -51 46 £575 - 7
City of London +17 18 £600 +9.09% 5
Scotland -2 14 £425 -
Glasgow -4 14 £425 -
East Midlands -3 9 £325 - 2
South East -25 7 £425 +13.33% 3
North West -11 5 £290 -3.33% 2
Kent -2 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 £325 - 1
Surrey -2 2 £425 +13.33% 3
Cheshire +1 1 £225 -22.14% 1
Oxford -4 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire -6 1 £300 -
Warrington -9 1 £225 -25.00% 1
East of England -23 1 £400 - 1
South West -30 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 192 (100.00%) WPF
2 187 (97.40%) C#
3 130 (67.71%) .NET
4 87 (45.31%) MVVM
5 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (34.38%) TDD
7 58 (30.21%) Banking
8 51 (26.56%) Front Office
9 50 (26.04%) WinForms
10 45 (23.44%) SQL Server
10 45 (23.44%) Multithreading
11 41 (21.35%) Finance
12 40 (20.83%) SQL
13 38 (19.79%) Scrum
13 38 (19.79%) .NET Framework
14 37 (19.27%) WCF
15 35 (18.23%) Microsoft
16 30 (15.63%) Web Services
16 30 (15.63%) OO
17 28 (14.58%) Reactive Extensions
18 27 (14.06%) XAML
19 26 (13.54%) Windows
20 24 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 23 (11.98%) Java
21 23 (11.98%) LINQ
22 22 (11.46%) Investment Banking
23 21 (10.94%) MVC
24 20 (10.42%) Unit Testing
25 18 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 16 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (1.56%) Apache
1 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.04%) Node.js
3 1 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (0.52%) Documentum
3 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.65%) KDB
5 6 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.08%) OLAP
7 4 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.08%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.77%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (5.73%) MSTest
3 10 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.69%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.17%) Subversion
5 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (3.13%) Moq
7 5 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.60%) NUnit
8 4 (2.08%) JIRA
9 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.04%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.04%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.04%) NSubstitute
10 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.52%) xUnit.net
11 1 (0.52%) NMock
General
1 58 (30.21%) Banking
2 51 (26.56%) Front Office
3 41 (21.35%) Finance
4 22 (11.46%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (100.00%) WPF
2 130 (67.71%) .NET
3 50 (26.04%) WinForms
4 38 (19.79%) .NET Framework
5 37 (19.27%) WCF
6 30 (15.63%) Web Services
7 28 (14.58%) Reactive Extensions
8 23 (11.98%) LINQ
9 18 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (8.33%) XML
11 14 (7.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 13 (6.77%) HTML
13 12 (6.25%) Silverlight
14 11 (5.73%) Castle Windsor
15 9 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
15 9 (4.69%) ASP.NET
16 8 (4.17%) XSLT
16 8 (4.17%) Task Parallel Library
17 7 (3.65%) HTML5
17 7 (3.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (8.33%) Equities
3 15 (7.81%) Fixed Income
4 12 (6.25%) User Experience
4 12 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.21%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.69%) Derivative
6 9 (4.69%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.17%) Visualisation
8 6 (3.13%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.13%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.60%) Animation
10 3 (1.56%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.56%) Physics
11 2 (1.04%) Replication
12 1 (0.52%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.54%) Windows
2 13 (6.77%) UNIX
3 4 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.56%) Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (45.31%) MVVM
2 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (34.38%) TDD
4 45 (23.44%) Multithreading
5 38 (19.79%) Scrum
6 30 (15.63%) OO
7 21 (10.94%) MVC
8 20 (10.42%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.77%) BDD
9 13 (6.77%) OOP
10 12 (6.25%) Low Latency
11 11 (5.73%) Algorithmic Trading
11 11 (5.73%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (5.21%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.17%) OOD
13 8 (4.17%) SOA
13 8 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.17%) Kanban
14 6 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 187 (97.40%) C#
2 40 (20.83%) SQL
3 27 (14.06%) XAML
4 23 (11.98%) Java
5 14 (7.29%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.17%) C++
9 5 (2.60%) Python
10 4 (2.08%) Perl
11 3 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.56%) VB
12 2 (1.04%) VBA
12 2 (1.04%) Korn
13 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.52%) R
13 1 (0.52%) F#
13 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.52%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.04%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.73%) Oracle
2 11 (5.73%) Sybase
3 6 (3.13%) Adobe
4 5 (2.60%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.04%) Informatica
5 2 (1.04%) Telerik
5 2 (1.04%) Syncfusion
5 2 (1.04%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.04%) Typemock
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) ESRI
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