The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 312 286 252
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -34
Contract jobs citing WPF 353 439 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 2.79% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 324 365
Median daily rate £450 £484 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.14% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.61 £35.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £43.75 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15783 15743 15287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 28.78% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10919 10965 10441
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 258 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WPF
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF within the UK.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF within the UK.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WPF
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

WPF Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

WPF
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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 -38 333 £475 -4.04% 203
London -52 184 £525 -4.54% 73
City of London -19 43 £525 -4.54% 10
East of England +33 37 £370 -1.33% 18
East Midlands -9 32 £383 +9.28% 9
Nottinghamshire +1 21 £383 -8.92% 3
South East -2 21 £400 +22.13% 44
North West +12 20 £375 +36.36% 25
Nottingham +3 19 £383 -7.83% 3
South West -2 18 £325 -18.75% 8
Cambridgeshire +12 14 £375 - 7
Scotland +3 14 £310 -3.12% 7
West Midlands -40 13 £350 +7.69% 16
Edinburgh +32 11 £290 -38.94% 6
Suffolk +8 11 £319 -25.00% 3
Norfolk +17 8 £400 +45.45% 1
Cambridge +13 8 £375 - 6
Manchester +7 8 £375 +20.00% 17
Bury St Edmunds +4 8 £311 -26.76%
Staffordshire +1 8 £363 +31.81% 4
Norwich +16 7 £438 +59.09% 1
Berkshire +14 7 £350 - 2
Lancashire - 7 £388 - 2
Surrey +20 6 £500 +25.00% 7
Leicestershire -13 6 £363 +3.57% 1
Cheshire +17 5 £375 +36.36% 4
Somerset +13 5 £403 -3.59% 2
North East - 5 £350 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £350 - 1
Devon - 5 £220 -

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WPF.

1 581 (92.96%) C#
2 501 (80.16%) .NET
3 268 (42.88%) SQL Server
4 264 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
5 234 (37.44%) SQL
6 219 (35.04%) WCF
7 196 (31.36%) MVC
8 181 (28.96%) MVVM
9 180 (28.80%) JavaScript
10 176 (28.16%) ASP.NET
11 175 (28.00%) TDD
12 152 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 150 (24.00%) HTML
14 142 (22.72%) .NET Framework
15 121 (19.36%) Finance
16 118 (18.88%) Front Office
17 107 (17.12%) Banking
18 103 (16.48%) OO
18 103 (16.48%) Multithreading
19 98 (15.68%) Visual Studio
20 90 (14.40%) CSS
21 83 (13.28%) Windows
21 83 (13.28%) Scrum
22 81 (12.96%) Web Services
23 79 (12.64%) T-SQL
23 79 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
23 79 (12.64%) Entity Framework
23 79 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
24 77 (12.32%) ASP.NET Web API
25 75 (12.00%) WinForms

WPF
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 27 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (2.40%) CMS
4 13 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (1.76%) IIS
6 9 (1.44%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.44%) Confluence
7 6 (0.96%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.12%) MS Office
3 5 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Beauchamp
3 1 (0.16%) Orchestrade
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.64%) SaaS
5 3 (0.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.64%) AMQP
1 4 (0.64%) Network Security
1 4 (0.64%) snoop
2 2 (0.32%) Internet
3 1 (0.16%) DNS
3 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.16%) Skype
3 1 (0.16%) SSL
3 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (42.88%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (4.16%) Oracle Database
6 20 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 18 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 15 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.76%) MySQL
11 11 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.28%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.28%) Power BI
14 7 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 98 (15.68%) Visual Studio
2 79 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (8.80%) NUnit
4 35 (5.60%) Git (software)
5 30 (4.80%) Subversion
6 22 (3.52%) TeamCity
7 20 (3.20%) Moq
8 17 (2.72%) JIRA
9 16 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 15 (2.40%) ReSharper
11 13 (2.08%) NCrunch
12 11 (1.76%) MSTest
12 11 (1.76%) StyleCop
13 10 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
14 9 (1.44%) Axure RP
15 8 (1.28%) Jenkins
15 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Blend
15 8 (1.28%) MSBuild
16 5 (0.80%) Bitbucket
16 5 (0.80%) Gradle
General
1 121 (19.36%) Finance
2 118 (18.88%) Front Office
3 107 (17.12%) Banking
4 54 (8.64%) Investment Banking
5 31 (4.96%) Advertising
6 24 (3.84%) Back Office
7 14 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.28%) Retail
9 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.64%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.48%) French Language
12 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.32%) Games
12 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 537 (85.92%) Developer
2 329 (52.64%) C# Developer
3 242 (38.72%) .NET Developer
4 187 (29.92%) WPF Developer
5 149 (23.84%) C# WPF Developer
6 148 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 72 (11.52%) Senior Developer
8 57 (9.12%) SQL Developer
9 43 (6.88%) WCF Developer
10 40 (6.40%) Senior C# Developer
11 39 (6.24%) Senior .NET Developer
12 37 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 36 (5.76%) C# WCF Developer
14 35 (5.60%) Software Developer
15 31 (4.96%) Architect
15 31 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
16 29 (4.64%) UI Developer
17 27 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 23 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
18 23 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (80.16%) .NET
2 219 (35.04%) WCF
3 176 (28.16%) ASP.NET
4 150 (24.00%) HTML
5 142 (22.72%) .NET Framework
6 90 (14.40%) CSS
7 81 (12.96%) Web Services
8 79 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (12.64%) Entity Framework
9 77 (12.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (12.00%) WinForms
11 74 (11.84%) AngularJS
12 70 (11.20%) XML
13 64 (10.24%) LINQ
14 63 (10.08%) jQuery
15 55 (8.80%) HTML5
16 47 (7.52%) REST
17 34 (5.44%) Ajax
18 27 (4.32%) Silverlight
19 26 (4.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
1 55 (8.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 41 (6.56%) Fixed Income
3 40 (6.40%) User Experience
4 36 (5.76%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.80%) Hedge funds
6 22 (3.52%) Derivative
7 20 (3.20%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
9 15 (2.40%) Algorithms
9 15 (2.40%) Equities
10 13 (2.08%) Fintech
11 12 (1.92%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.76%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.76%) Physics
13 9 (1.44%) Market Risk
14 8 (1.28%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.28%) Visualisation
15 7 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.12%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.28%) Windows
2 21 (3.36%) Android
2 21 (3.36%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.24%) Unix
4 10 (1.60%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.44%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (1.28%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (0.64%) Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (31.36%) MVC
3 181 (28.96%) MVVM
4 175 (28.00%) TDD
5 103 (16.48%) Multithreading
5 103 (16.48%) OO
6 83 (13.28%) Scrum
7 73 (11.68%) Unit Testing
8 54 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 53 (8.48%) Dependency Injection
9 53 (8.48%) SDLC
10 49 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (7.68%) OOD
12 46 (7.36%) BDD
13 33 (5.28%) Low Latency
13 33 (5.28%) Multithreaded Programming
14 31 (4.96%) Risk Management
15 30 (4.80%) Web Development
16 27 (4.32%) Electronic Trading
17 25 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 581 (92.96%) C#
2 234 (37.44%) SQL
3 180 (28.80%) JavaScript
4 79 (12.64%) T-SQL
5 74 (11.84%) XAML
6 55 (8.80%) C++
7 51 (8.16%) VB.NET
8 41 (6.56%) Java
9 24 (3.84%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.56%) Python
11 13 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.76%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.76%) VB
12 11 (1.76%) VBA
13 8 (1.28%) Delphi
14 6 (0.96%) C
15 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.80%) PHP
15 5 (0.80%) VB6
16 4 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (8.32%) Degree
2 11 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.32%) ISEB
5 2 (0.32%) PhD
6 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.16%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.40%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) Basel III
2 5 (0.80%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.16%) EMIR
3 1 (0.16%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.16%) MiFID
3 1 (0.16%) MISRA
3 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.16%) Ansible
2 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 152 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 66 (10.56%) Oracle
3 26 (4.16%) DevExpress
4 17 (2.72%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.56%) Xamarin
6 15 (2.40%) Infragistics
7 8 (1.28%) Perforce
7 8 (1.28%) Telerik
8 7 (1.12%) Borland
8 7 (1.12%) Embarcadero
9 6 (0.96%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.80%) Misys
10 5 (0.80%) Sophis
11 4 (0.64%) Adobe
11 4 (0.64%) Calypso
11 4 (0.64%) IBM
12 3 (0.48%) Syncfusion
12 3 (0.48%) Tableau
13 2 (0.32%) Murex
13 2 (0.32%) RedGate
Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
UK
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago