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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 515 409 447
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +38
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 91 172 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 117 115
Average daily rate
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£479 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.95% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £33.50 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £33.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -18.29%

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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 -103 67 £550 - 19
London -57 44 £575 - 11
Glasgow -3 24 £413 -
Scotland -10 24 £413 -
City of London +2 13 £588 +4.44% 8
North West -8 8 £320 +8.84%
East Midlands -5 7 £325 - 2
South East -27 5 £400 +6.66% 3
Leicestershire - 3 £325 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £300 - 1
Oxford - 2 £300 - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 £325 +44.44%
Cheshire -4 1 £225 -19.06%
Surrey -4 1 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 - - 3
Warrington - 1 £225 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
Edinburgh - - - -
Evesham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Selby - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Woking - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 203 (100.00%) WPF
2 199 (98.03%) C#
3 137 (67.49%) .NET
4 88 (43.35%) MVVM
5 67 (33.00%) Banking
6 62 (30.54%) TDD
7 56 (27.59%) Front Office
8 51 (25.12%) SQL Server
9 49 (24.14%) WinForms
10 43 (21.18%) Multithreading
11 41 (20.20%) SQL
12 40 (19.70%) Finance
13 36 (17.73%) Scrum
13 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
14 33 (16.26%) .NET Framework
15 32 (15.76%) XAML
15 32 (15.76%) OO
15 32 (15.76%) Web Services
16 30 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (14.29%) Java
17 29 (14.29%) WCF
18 27 (13.30%) LINQ
19 25 (12.32%) Windows
19 25 (12.32%) MVC
20 24 (11.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 20 (9.85%) Reactive Extensions
22 19 (9.36%) Unit Testing
23 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
23 18 (8.87%) Investment Banking
24 17 (8.37%) Equities

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.48%) Apache
3 2 (0.99%) Node.js
4 1 (0.49%) Documentum
4 1 (0.49%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.49%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Photoshop
1 5 (2.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) LDAP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.93%) KDB
3 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.97%) OLAP
8 4 (1.97%) Big Data
9 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.93%) MSTest
3 9 (4.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (3.94%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.94%) Subversion
5 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Blend
6 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.97%) Moq
7 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.97%) JIRA
8 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.99%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.99%) NUnit
10 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.49%) Maven
10 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.49%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 67 (33.00%) Banking
2 56 (27.59%) Front Office
3 40 (19.70%) Finance
4 18 (8.87%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (100.00%) WPF
2 137 (67.49%) .NET
3 49 (24.14%) WinForms
4 33 (16.26%) .NET Framework
5 32 (15.76%) Web Services
6 29 (14.29%) WCF
7 27 (13.30%) LINQ
8 20 (9.85%) Reactive Extensions
9 16 (7.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (7.88%) HTML
10 15 (7.39%) XML
11 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET
12 12 (5.91%) CSS
12 12 (5.91%) Silverlight
12 12 (5.91%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 11 (5.42%) Unity DI Container
13 11 (5.42%) HTML5
14 10 (4.93%) Castle Windsor
15 8 (3.94%) Task Parallel Library
15 8 (3.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (8.37%) Equities
3 14 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 12 (5.91%) Derivative
5 10 (4.93%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.94%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.46%) Animation
7 5 (2.46%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.46%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.48%) Physics
9 3 (1.48%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.99%) Replication
10 2 (0.99%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.49%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.49%) Life Science
11 1 (0.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.32%) Windows
2 14 (6.90%) UNIX
3 7 (3.45%) Linux
4 4 (1.97%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (43.35%) MVVM
2 62 (30.54%) TDD
3 43 (21.18%) Multithreading
4 36 (17.73%) Scrum
5 32 (15.76%) OO
6 30 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (12.32%) MVC
8 19 (9.36%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.40%) OOP
10 12 (5.91%) Kanban
10 12 (5.91%) Low Latency
11 11 (5.42%) SOA
12 10 (4.93%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (4.93%) Algorithmic Trading
12 10 (4.93%) BDD
13 8 (3.94%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (3.45%) Memory Management
14 7 (3.45%) OOD
14 7 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 199 (98.03%) C#
2 41 (20.20%) SQL
3 32 (15.76%) XAML
4 29 (14.29%) Java
5 12 (5.91%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.93%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.93%) C++
7 9 (4.43%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.94%) Python
8 8 (3.94%) Perl
9 7 (3.45%) VB
10 3 (1.48%) VB6
11 2 (0.99%) Korn
12 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) R
12 1 (0.49%) C
12 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.99%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.91%) Sybase
3 7 (3.45%) Adobe
3 7 (3.45%) Oracle
3 7 (3.45%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.48%) ION Trading
4 3 (1.48%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.99%) Informatica
5 2 (0.99%) Telerik
5 2 (0.99%) Syncfusion
5 2 (0.99%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.49%) IBM
6 1 (0.49%) Reuters
6 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.49%) ESRI
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