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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 515 531 393
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -138
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 109 85 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 149
Average daily rate £500 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 108 £513 -2.38% 60
London +13 64 £575 +4.54% 26
City of London +38 16 £610 +16.19% 3
East of England +13 13 £500 +66.66% 1
South East -7 13 £330 -2.22% 16
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £375 -11.76%
South West +3 7 £465 +43.07% 2
Essex - 7 £500 -
Milton Keynes +2 6 £375 -11.76%
Taunton - 5 £465 -
Somerset - 5 £465 -
Cambridgeshire +14 4 - - 1
Cambridge -2 4 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £300 - 3
Kent -6 3 £330 - 3
West Midlands -10 3 £340 - 5
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £300 - 1
North West -10 2 £275 -11.64% 5
East Midlands -11 2 £334 +2.69% 2
Surrey - 2 - - 5
Woking - 2 - -
Norwich - 2 £275 -
Norfolk - 2 £275 -
Bristol 0 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -13 1 £368 +13.07% 1
Nottingham -14 1 £368 +5.00% 1
Manchester -17 1 £275 -11.64% 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 274 (100.00%) WPF
2 250 (91.24%) C#
3 206 (75.18%) .NET
4 115 (41.97%) SQL Server
5 99 (36.13%) Finance
5 99 (36.13%) MVVM
6 90 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (32.85%) SQL
7 81 (29.56%) WCF
8 73 (26.64%) Front Office
9 59 (21.53%) TDD
9 59 (21.53%) .NET Framework
10 56 (20.44%) Unit Testing
10 56 (20.44%) ASP.NET
11 55 (20.07%) Banking
12 52 (18.98%) OO
12 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
13 49 (17.88%) Multithreading
14 47 (17.15%) Windows
15 46 (16.79%) MVC
16 42 (15.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 39 (14.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 38 (13.87%) Electronic Trading
19 33 (12.04%) NUnit
20 30 (10.95%) BDD
20 30 (10.95%) XAML
21 29 (10.58%) Derivative
22 28 (10.22%) Oracle
22 28 (10.22%) Entity Framework
23 27 (9.85%) Market Making

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (1.46%) IIS
2 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) RMDS
2 2 (0.73%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.36%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) Bluetooth
1 2 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (41.97%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (14.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.55%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.19%) Big Data
8 6 (2.19%) HBase
9 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.46%) MS Access
10 4 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.73%) SQLite
13 1 (0.36%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (12.04%) NUnit
2 27 (9.85%) Visual Studio
3 23 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (6.20%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.65%) MSTest
5 10 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (2.92%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.55%) Moq
7 7 (2.55%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Blend
8 6 (2.19%) Subversion
9 5 (1.82%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.73%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.73%) MSI
11 2 (0.73%) NMock
12 1 (0.36%) JIRA
12 1 (0.36%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 99 (36.13%) Finance
2 73 (26.64%) Front Office
3 55 (20.07%) Banking
4 24 (8.76%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.65%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.92%) Marketing
7 5 (1.82%) Back Office
8 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) International Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (100.00%) WPF
2 206 (75.18%) .NET
3 81 (29.56%) WCF
4 59 (21.53%) .NET Framework
5 56 (20.44%) ASP.NET
6 28 (10.22%) Entity Framework
7 27 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (9.49%) HTML
8 26 (9.49%) WinForms
9 25 (9.12%) XML
10 21 (7.66%) Reactive Extensions
11 19 (6.93%) Unity DI Container
12 18 (6.57%) LINQ
12 18 (6.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 16 (5.84%) Web Services
14 13 (4.74%) HTML5
15 12 (4.38%) JSON
16 11 (4.01%) SOAP
17 10 (3.65%) ADO.NET
17 10 (3.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.58%) Derivative
2 26 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.49%) User Experience
3 21 (7.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (6.20%) Visualisation
5 15 (5.47%) Fixed Income
6 12 (4.38%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.38%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (3.65%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.92%) Clustering
8 8 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.55%) Equities
10 6 (2.19%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.09%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.09%) Replication
13 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.73%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.15%) Windows
2 5 (1.82%) Windows Phone
3 4 (1.46%) Android
3 4 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.73%) Unix
5 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (36.13%) MVVM
2 90 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (21.53%) TDD
4 56 (20.44%) Unit Testing
5 52 (18.98%) OO
6 49 (17.88%) Multithreading
7 46 (16.79%) MVC
8 38 (13.87%) Electronic Trading
9 30 (10.95%) BDD
10 27 (9.85%) Market Making
11 26 (9.49%) Risk Analysis
12 24 (8.76%) Scrum
13 23 (8.39%) SOA
14 21 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (4.74%) Software Engineering
16 11 (4.01%) Dependency Injection
17 10 (3.65%) Web Development
17 10 (3.65%) Workflow
18 9 (3.28%) SDLC
19 8 (2.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 250 (91.24%) C#
2 90 (32.85%) SQL
3 30 (10.95%) XAML
4 18 (6.57%) Java
4 18 (6.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.84%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.38%) VBA
7 7 (2.55%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.19%) VB
9 5 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.82%) VBScript
10 4 (1.46%) C++
11 2 (0.73%) F#
12 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.36%) R
12 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (6.20%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) CFA
4 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) MBA
4 1 (0.36%) MCAD
4 1 (0.36%) MCP
4 1 (0.36%) MCSD
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 52 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.22%) Oracle
3 21 (7.66%) DevExpress
4 7 (2.55%) Telerik
5 4 (1.46%) Reuters
5 4 (1.46%) VMware
6 3 (1.09%) ION Trading
6 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.73%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.73%) Perforce
8 1 (0.36%) FactSet
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.36%) Murex
8 1 (0.36%) SunGard
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