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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
UK
Rank 457 481 509
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +28
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 138 137 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 109 74
Median daily rate £463 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £312 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.42% +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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +10 132 £475 -5.00% 42
London -1 70 £525 -8.69% 17
East Midlands +22 19 £350 +4.86% 3
East of England +8 18 £320 -36.00% 7
South East +16 15 £500 +55.64% 9
City of London -9 15 £490 -18.33% 3
Suffolk - 15 £323 -
Bury St Edmunds - 11 £325 -
Nottinghamshire +11 9 £368 - 1
Nottingham +7 8 £369 +0.34% 1
Surrey +21 7 £500 - 1
West Midlands -5 6 £350 +13.82% 2
Berkshire - 6 £340 -
Scotland +32 5 £290 -6.45% 2
South West +6 5 £411 -6.00%
Derbyshire +5 5 £316 +5.41% 2
Reading - 5 - -
Somerset +5 4 £420 -1.17%
Leicestershire +5 3 £385 -
Staffordshire 0 3 £350 +27.27% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 3 £315 - 3
Edinburgh - 3 £290 - 2
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 - -
Taunton +2 2 £426 -8.33%
Cambridge -3 2 £315 - 3
Dunfermline - 2 £310 -
Fife - 2 £310 -
Solihull - 2 £350 -
Leicester +8 1 £400 -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 217 (100.00%) WPF
2 211 (97.24%) C#
3 171 (78.80%) .NET
4 113 (52.07%) MVVM
5 86 (39.63%) SQL Server
6 84 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (37.33%) TDD
8 53 (24.42%) .NET Framework
9 52 (23.96%) WCF
10 48 (22.12%) Unit Testing
11 47 (21.66%) SQL
12 41 (18.89%) Multithreading
13 36 (16.59%) MVC
14 35 (16.13%) Visual Studio
14 35 (16.13%) OO
15 34 (15.67%) Windows
16 32 (14.75%) Dependency Injection
17 31 (14.29%) Scrum
18 30 (13.82%) JavaScript
19 29 (13.36%) Microsoft
19 29 (13.36%) Entity Framework
20 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET
20 28 (12.90%) Front Office
20 28 (12.90%) Banking
21 24 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
22 23 (10.60%) XAML
23 22 (10.14%) Git (software)
24 21 (9.68%) NUnit
24 21 (9.68%) Web Services
24 21 (9.68%) 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 3 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.46%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) RMDS
2 2 (0.92%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.23%) AMQP
2 4 (1.84%) snoop
3 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (39.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.61%) NoSQL
2 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.30%) MySQL
7 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.46%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.46%) KDB
10 1 (0.46%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.46%) Power BI
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.46%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 35 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 24 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (10.14%) Git (software)
4 21 (9.68%) NUnit
5 13 (5.99%) Subversion
6 9 (4.15%) SpecFlow
7 8 (3.69%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.23%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.30%) JIRA
10 4 (1.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (1.84%) NCrunch
10 4 (1.84%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.38%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.38%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.38%) MSTest
11 3 (1.38%) Rational Robot
12 2 (0.92%) MSBuild
General
1 28 (12.90%) Banking
1 28 (12.90%) Front Office
2 20 (9.22%) Finance
3 11 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.69%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.30%) Back Office
6 2 (0.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (100.00%) WPF
2 171 (78.80%) .NET
3 53 (24.42%) .NET Framework
4 52 (23.96%) WCF
5 29 (13.36%) Entity Framework
6 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 21 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 21 (9.68%) Web Services
8 18 (8.29%) XML
9 17 (7.83%) WinForms
10 15 (6.91%) HTML
11 14 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (6.45%) Reactive Extensions
12 12 (5.53%) NHibernate
13 11 (5.07%) Angular 2
13 11 (5.07%) RESTful
14 10 (4.61%) CSS
15 9 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (4.15%) LINQ
16 8 (3.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.22%) Fixed Income
2 18 (8.29%) User Experience
3 14 (6.45%) Fintech
4 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.69%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.69%) Data Structures
5 8 (3.69%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.69%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.69%) Physics
6 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.30%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.84%) Derivative
8 4 (1.84%) Equities
9 3 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.92%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.92%) Replication
10 2 (0.92%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.67%) Windows
2 9 (4.15%) Android
2 9 (4.15%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.69%) Windows Phone
3 8 (3.69%) Windows Phone 8
4 4 (1.84%) Unix
5 3 (1.38%) Linux
5 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (52.07%) MVVM
2 84 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (37.33%) TDD
4 48 (22.12%) Unit Testing
5 41 (18.89%) Multithreading
6 36 (16.59%) MVC
7 35 (16.13%) OO
8 32 (14.75%) Dependency Injection
9 31 (14.29%) Scrum
10 16 (7.37%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (6.91%) BDD
11 15 (6.91%) Software Engineering
12 13 (5.99%) OOD
13 12 (5.53%) Microservices
14 11 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.07%) Low Latency
14 11 (5.07%) SOA
15 8 (3.69%) Analytics
15 8 (3.69%) Data Analytics
15 8 (3.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 211 (97.24%) C#
2 47 (21.66%) SQL
3 30 (13.82%) JavaScript
4 23 (10.60%) XAML
5 17 (7.83%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.53%) C++
7 10 (4.61%) Java
8 4 (1.84%) VB
9 3 (1.38%) Scala
9 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.38%) VB6
9 3 (1.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.46%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (3.69%) Degree
2 4 (1.84%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) PhD
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.46%) EMIR
2 1 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 29 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.45%) Oracle
3 13 (5.99%) Telerik
4 8 (3.69%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.76%) DevExpress
5 6 (2.76%) Infragistics
6 5 (2.30%) ION Trading
6 5 (2.30%) Perforce
6 5 (2.30%) Reuters
7 4 (1.84%) Adobe
7 4 (1.84%) IBM
8 3 (1.38%) Misys
8 3 (1.38%) Solace
8 3 (1.38%) Sophis
9 2 (0.92%) Calypso
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco
10 1 (0.46%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.46%) SAP
10 1 (0.46%) Siemens
10 1 (0.46%) SimCorp
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