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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 526 481 450
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -31
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 115 157 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 128 122
Median daily rate £550 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £368
% change year-on-year
- -12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 25 May 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 -56 115 £550 +29.41% 39
London -16 72 £600 +4.34% 25
City of London +36 20 £613 +6.52% 4
South East -25 20 £325 +0.77% 3
East of England +17 11 £338 +22.72% 3
North West -7 6 £313 -10.71% 2
Berkshire -13 6 £425 +25.92%
Buckinghamshire +16 5 £325 -
Cambridgeshire +13 5 £345 +25.45% 3
Reading -16 5 £425 +32.81%
Cambridge - 4 £315 - 2
Hampshire - 4 £320 -
Cheshire - 4 £313 - 2
East Midlands +13 3 £313 +4.16% 3
Gosport - 3 £320 -
Manchester -6 2 - -
Surrey -14 2 £338 -6.89% 1
Kent -16 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £600 -
Norwich - 2 £310 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £375 -
Essex - 2 £363 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £350 -
Norfolk - 2 £310 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 - -
Yorkshire +2 1 £320 -
Nottinghamshire +2 1 £368 -8.12% 1
Nottingham 0 1 £368 -8.12% 1
South West -14 1 £365 +15.41% 2
North East - 1 £315 -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 227 (100.00%) WPF
2 211 (92.95%) C#
3 193 (85.02%) .NET
4 104 (45.81%) MVVM
5 101 (44.49%) SQL Server
6 80 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (29.07%) Front Office
8 65 (28.63%) Finance
9 64 (28.19%) SQL
10 60 (26.43%) Unit Testing
11 56 (24.67%) Multithreading
11 56 (24.67%) WCF
12 53 (23.35%) ASP.NET
13 51 (22.47%) .NET Framework
14 48 (21.15%) Windows
15 47 (20.70%) TDD
16 46 (20.26%) Microsoft
17 44 (19.38%) OO
17 44 (19.38%) MVC
18 42 (18.50%) Banking
19 41 (18.06%) Oracle
20 39 (17.18%) Visual Studio
21 38 (16.74%) NUnit
21 38 (16.74%) XAML
22 37 (16.30%) Reactive Extensions
23 33 (14.54%) Electronic Trading
24 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
24 29 (12.78%) Scrum
25 28 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
26 27 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server

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 (0.44%) IIS
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (6.61%) RMDS
2 12 (5.29%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (44.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.52%) Big Data
7 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.64%) HBase
9 6 (2.64%) MS Access
9 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (17.18%) Visual Studio
2 38 (16.74%) NUnit
3 27 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (4.85%) Subversion
4 11 (4.85%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.52%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.08%) MSTest
7 6 (2.64%) MSBuild
8 5 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.76%) JIRA
9 4 (1.76%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.76%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (1.32%) Moq
11 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.88%) Selenium
12 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Blend
12 1 (0.44%) Rational Robot
12 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.44%) TestNG
General
1 66 (29.07%) Front Office
2 65 (28.63%) Finance
3 42 (18.50%) Banking
4 25 (11.01%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.64%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.32%) Games
7 2 (0.88%) Back Office
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (100.00%) WPF
2 193 (85.02%) .NET
3 56 (24.67%) WCF
4 53 (23.35%) ASP.NET
5 51 (22.47%) .NET Framework
6 37 (16.30%) Reactive Extensions
7 29 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (11.45%) WinForms
9 20 (8.81%) Unity DI Container
10 17 (7.49%) Rendezvous
11 16 (7.05%) HTML
11 16 (7.05%) Task Parallel Library
12 15 (6.61%) Web Services
13 14 (6.17%) Entity Framework
13 14 (6.17%) XML
14 12 (5.29%) LINQ
15 11 (4.85%) ADO.NET
16 10 (4.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 10 (4.41%) SOAP
17 9 (3.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.45%) Fixed Income
2 26 (11.45%) User Experience
3 24 (10.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (5.29%) Market Risk
5 11 (4.85%) Equities
6 10 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.41%) Derivative
7 7 (3.08%) Clustering
8 6 (2.64%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.64%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (0.88%) Replication
12 1 (0.44%) iPad
12 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.15%) Windows
2 4 (1.76%) Windows Phone
3 3 (1.32%) Android
3 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (45.81%) MVVM
2 80 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (26.43%) Unit Testing
4 56 (24.67%) Multithreading
5 47 (20.70%) TDD
6 44 (19.38%) MVC
6 44 (19.38%) OO
7 33 (14.54%) Electronic Trading
8 29 (12.78%) Scrum
9 16 (7.05%) OOD
9 16 (7.05%) SOA
10 15 (6.61%) BDD
11 13 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.29%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (4.85%) Market Making
13 11 (4.85%) Web Development
14 9 (3.96%) ERP
14 9 (3.96%) Software Engineering
14 9 (3.96%) SOLID
14 9 (3.96%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 211 (92.95%) C#
2 64 (28.19%) SQL
3 38 (16.74%) XAML
4 25 (11.01%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.49%) Java
6 15 (6.61%) C++
7 14 (6.17%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.41%) VB
9 8 (3.52%) VBA
10 7 (3.08%) PHP
11 6 (2.64%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.76%) VBScript
13 2 (0.88%) Python
14 1 (0.44%) VB6
14 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.32%) PhD
2 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.88%) vSphere
Vendors
1 46 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.06%) Oracle
3 23 (10.13%) DevExpress
4 17 (7.49%) ION Trading
4 17 (7.49%) TIBCO
5 15 (6.61%) Reuters
6 5 (2.20%) Sybase
6 5 (2.20%) Telerik
7 4 (1.76%) VMware
8 2 (0.88%) Teradata
9 1 (0.44%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.44%) Murex
9 1 (0.44%) Perforce
9 1 (0.44%) Syncfusion
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