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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 522 477 398
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -79
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 64 117 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 96 86
Average daily rate
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£413 £525 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £299 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £603 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -45 63 £413 -21.42% 17
London -30 33 £550 -8.33% 4
South East -16 14 £325 -23.52% 4
City of London +6 10 £600 - 3
East Midlands +1 8 £350 +60.00% 1
South West +5 5 £320 +16.36% 4
Leicestershire - 4 £350 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 4 £375 -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £325 -
Nottingham - 3 £375 -
West Midlands -9 2 £301 +27.87% 1
Leicester - 2 £350 -
Berkshire -11 1 - - 1
North West -16 1 - - 1
Scotland -29 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £325 - 2
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 141 (100.00%) WPF
2 132 (93.62%) C#
3 96 (68.09%) .NET
4 63 (44.68%) MVVM
5 44 (31.21%) WCF
6 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
7 36 (25.53%) SQL
7 36 (25.53%) Front Office
8 34 (24.11%) Banking
9 32 (22.70%) Multithreading
10 31 (21.99%) .NET Framework
11 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (21.28%) TDD
12 28 (19.86%) Finance
13 27 (19.15%) WinForms
14 22 (15.60%) XAML
15 21 (14.89%) Oracle
16 20 (14.18%) OO
16 20 (14.18%) Investment Banking
17 19 (13.48%) Fixed Income
18 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
19 17 (12.06%) T-SQL
19 17 (12.06%) Reactive Extensions
20 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
21 12 (8.51%) LINQ
21 12 (8.51%) JavaScript
21 12 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 11 (7.80%) Scrum
23 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
23 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1 (0.71%) Lync
1 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.71%) MTS
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.84%) MS Access
6 2 (1.42%) KDB
6 2 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.67%) MSTest
3 6 (4.26%) NUnit
4 5 (3.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (3.55%) Moq
5 2 (1.42%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.71%) FxCop
6 1 (0.71%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.71%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.71%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 36 (25.53%) Front Office
2 34 (24.11%) Banking
3 28 (19.86%) Finance
4 20 (14.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.42%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (100.00%) WPF
2 96 (68.09%) .NET
3 44 (31.21%) WCF
4 31 (21.99%) .NET Framework
5 27 (19.15%) WinForms
6 17 (12.06%) Reactive Extensions
7 12 (8.51%) LINQ
8 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET
8 10 (7.09%) Entity Framework
9 8 (5.67%) Silverlight
9 8 (5.67%) XML
9 8 (5.67%) HTML
9 8 (5.67%) HTML5
10 7 (4.96%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (4.96%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.26%) Rendezvous
12 5 (3.55%) Task Parallel Library
13 4 (2.84%) RESTful
14 3 (2.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 3 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.48%) Fixed Income
2 12 (8.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.38%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.96%) Equities
4 7 (4.96%) Derivative
5 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.26%) User Experience
6 5 (3.55%) Data Structures
6 5 (3.55%) Hedge funds
6 5 (3.55%) Physics
6 5 (3.55%) Credit Risk
7 4 (2.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.38%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) UNIX
3 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (44.68%) MVVM
2 32 (22.70%) Multithreading
3 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.28%) TDD
4 20 (14.18%) OO
5 11 (7.80%) Scrum
6 9 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (6.38%) BDD
6 9 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (5.67%) Low Latency
8 7 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.55%) MVC
9 5 (3.55%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.55%) Algorithmic Trading
10 4 (2.84%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.84%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (2.84%) OOD
10 4 (2.84%) Analytics
11 3 (2.13%) Waterfall
11 3 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 132 (93.62%) C#
2 36 (25.53%) SQL
3 22 (15.60%) XAML
4 17 (12.06%) T-SQL
5 12 (8.51%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.96%) Java
7 6 (4.26%) C++
7 6 (4.26%) VB
8 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.84%) VBA
10 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) HND
Vendors
1 21 (14.89%) Oracle
2 10 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.67%) Sybase
4 7 (4.96%) DevExpress
5 6 (4.26%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.84%) Typemock
7 3 (2.13%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.71%) Calypso
8 1 (0.71%) eSpeed
8 1 (0.71%) Telerik
8 1 (0.71%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.71%) Syncfusion
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