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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 595 498 462
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -36
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 66 153 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 123 115
Median daily rate £500 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £304 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £50.50

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 27 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 29 July 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 -86 65 £500 -4.76% 35
London -60 38 £563 -2.17% 21
South East +2 18 £350 - 7
City of London +21 11 £550 -4.34% 4
Berkshire +3 6 £305 -11.27% 1
Reading +6 4 - - 1
Surrey -11 4 £500 +17.64% 1
Kent - 4 £313 -
Yorkshire +1 3 £320 -5.18% 1
Leeds - 3 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £320 - 1
East of England +10 2 £350 +16.66% 2
East Midlands +1 2 £340 +60.00% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Oxfordshire +1 2 £300 -6.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £350 +16.66% 2
Essex 0 1 £350 -
Wiltshire 0 1 £365 -
Nottinghamshire -3 1 £368 -8.12%
South West -8 1 £365 +32.72% 2
Nottingham -10 1 £368 -8.12%
Derbyshire - 1 £313 -
Swindon - 1 £365 -
Derby - 1 £313 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £350 -
Maidstone - 1 - -

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 199 (100.00%) WPF
2 191 (95.98%) C#
3 166 (83.42%) .NET
4 90 (45.23%) MVVM
5 89 (44.72%) SQL Server
6 79 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (33.17%) Front Office
8 51 (25.63%) SQL
9 48 (24.12%) TDD
10 47 (23.62%) .NET Framework
10 47 (23.62%) Multithreading
11 44 (22.11%) Finance
12 41 (20.60%) Unit Testing
13 39 (19.60%) WCF
14 38 (19.10%) Banking
15 35 (17.59%) XAML
16 34 (17.09%) OO
17 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
17 32 (16.08%) Visual Studio
17 32 (16.08%) Windows
17 32 (16.08%) MVC
18 31 (15.58%) Fixed Income
18 31 (15.58%) Oracle
18 31 (15.58%) ASP.NET
19 28 (14.07%) Reactive Extensions
20 27 (13.57%) Electronic Trading
20 27 (13.57%) NUnit
21 26 (13.07%) JavaScript
22 25 (12.56%) User Experience
23 24 (12.06%) Investment Banking

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 (0.50%) IIS
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (7.04%) RMDS
2 12 (6.03%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (44.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.01%) Big Data
10 2 (1.01%) MS Access
10 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.50%) MySQL
11 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.50%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (16.08%) Visual Studio
2 27 (13.57%) NUnit
3 24 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.03%) Subversion
4 12 (6.03%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.02%) MSBuild
5 6 (3.02%) TortoiseSVN
6 5 (2.51%) MSTest
7 4 (2.01%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.01%) JIRA
7 4 (2.01%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.51%) Moq
9 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.01%) Selenium
10 1 (0.50%) Mockito
10 1 (0.50%) NuGet
10 1 (0.50%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.50%) TestNG
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 66 (33.17%) Front Office
2 44 (22.11%) Finance
3 38 (19.10%) Banking
4 24 (12.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.51%) Games
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
7 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (100.00%) WPF
2 166 (83.42%) .NET
3 47 (23.62%) .NET Framework
4 39 (19.60%) WCF
5 31 (15.58%) ASP.NET
6 28 (14.07%) Reactive Extensions
7 22 (11.06%) WinForms
8 18 (9.05%) HTML
8 18 (9.05%) Unity DI Container
9 16 (8.04%) Rendezvous
10 15 (7.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (7.54%) Web Services
11 13 (6.53%) Task Parallel Library
12 11 (5.53%) Entity Framework
13 10 (5.03%) SOAP
13 10 (5.03%) XML
14 9 (4.52%) AngularJS
15 8 (4.02%) NHibernate
16 7 (3.52%) LINQ
16 7 (3.52%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.58%) Fixed Income
2 25 (12.56%) User Experience
3 23 (11.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (10.05%) Computer Science
6 15 (7.54%) Derivative
7 10 (5.03%) Equities
8 8 (4.02%) Market Risk
9 7 (3.52%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.52%) Digital Media
10 6 (3.02%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (2.51%) Algorithms
11 5 (2.51%) N-Tier
12 4 (2.01%) Swaptions
13 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (1.51%) Hedge funds
14 2 (1.01%) Fintech
14 2 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (1.01%) Replication
14 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.08%) Windows
2 3 (1.51%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.51%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.01%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.50%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (45.23%) MVVM
2 79 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (24.12%) TDD
4 47 (23.62%) Multithreading
5 41 (20.60%) Unit Testing
6 34 (17.09%) OO
7 32 (16.08%) MVC
8 27 (13.57%) Electronic Trading
9 20 (10.05%) Scrum
10 17 (8.54%) OOD
11 14 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (5.03%) BDD
14 9 (4.52%) ERP
14 9 (4.52%) Market Making
14 9 (4.52%) Software Engineering
14 9 (4.52%) SOLID
14 9 (4.52%) Web Development
15 8 (4.02%) Refactoring
15 8 (4.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 191 (95.98%) C#
2 51 (25.63%) SQL
3 35 (17.59%) XAML
4 26 (13.07%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.55%) C++
6 14 (7.04%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.53%) Java
8 8 (4.02%) PHP
8 8 (4.02%) VB
9 6 (3.02%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.01%) Python
11 3 (1.51%) VBA
11 3 (1.51%) VBScript
12 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (8.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) PhD
3 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.58%) Oracle
3 18 (9.05%) DevExpress
4 16 (8.04%) ION Trading
4 16 (8.04%) TIBCO
5 14 (7.04%) Reuters
6 6 (3.02%) Sybase
7 3 (1.51%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.01%) Teradata
8 2 (1.01%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) Perforce
9 1 (0.50%) Syncfusion
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago