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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
Rank 277 294 271
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing WPF 375 399 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.77% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 2.69% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 288 287
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £314 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 1
Median hourly rate £40.50 £43.54 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.98% +8.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
13985 14854 14038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.24% 28.59% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9761 10218 9258
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 244 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +4 342 £500 -4.76% 204
London -6 187 £550 -6.38% 68
South East +8 43 £394 +7.87% 48
City of London -6 38 £525 -4.54% 11
East Midlands +27 37 £350 -6.66% 10
South West +21 26 £300 -7.69% 10
Scotland +38 25 £320 -3.75% 9
Nottinghamshire +7 19 £365 -6.70% 6
East of England -23 19 £400 +17.64% 23
Nottingham +11 17 £368 -6.07% 6
Edinburgh +32 16 £325 - 4
North West +16 15 £375 +36.36% 18
Manchester +17 11 £375 +36.36% 11
West Midlands +3 11 £358 -15.88% 16
Kent +12 10 £388 +33.62% 4
Suffolk +2 10 £400 -5.88%
Bristol - 10 £350 - 1
Derbyshire - 10 £331 - 1
Somerset +6 9 £313 -21.87% 4
Hampshire +6 8 £378 +17.96% 13
Bury St Edmunds +7 7 £400 -5.88%
Cambridge -3 7 £388 +23.01% 8
Cambridgeshire -7 7 £388 +23.01% 12
Oxfordshire - 7 £550 - 10
Surrey +6 6 £500 +37.93% 3
Glasgow +4 6 - - 3
Taunton -1 6 £313 -24.24% 2
Derby - 6 £304 - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £335 - 2
Berkshire +12 5 £375 -25.00% 5

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 679 (94.31%) C#
2 578 (80.28%) .NET
3 317 (44.03%) SQL Server
4 271 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
5 263 (36.53%) SQL
6 240 (33.33%) MVVM
7 232 (32.22%) WCF
8 231 (32.08%) MVC
9 214 (29.72%) TDD
9 214 (29.72%) ASP.NET
10 167 (23.19%) JavaScript
11 160 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 157 (21.81%) .NET Framework
13 144 (20.00%) HTML
14 142 (19.72%) Finance
15 113 (15.69%) Front Office
15 113 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 110 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 106 (14.72%) Banking
18 105 (14.58%) Visual Studio
19 100 (13.89%) Scrum
20 94 (13.06%) OO
21 92 (12.78%) Multithreading
22 90 (12.50%) Unit Testing
22 90 (12.50%) Oracle
23 89 (12.36%) CSS
23 89 (12.36%) Windows
24 83 (11.53%) Web Services
25 82 (11.39%) AngularJS
26 81 (11.25%) 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 23 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.81%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.53%) CMS
4 10 (1.39%) NServiceBus
4 10 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.97%) IIS
8 6 (0.83%) Confluence
9 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.28%) JBoss
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.14%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 51 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.97%) MS Office
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (1.67%) ION MarketView
2 9 (1.25%) RMDS
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) Endur
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.83%) Amazon S3
3 6 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.56%) SaaS
5 3 (0.42%) GitHub
6 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.08%) AMQP
2 5 (0.69%) snoop
3 4 (0.56%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.56%) Internet
3 4 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.28%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.28%) Skype
5 2 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) Network Security
6 1 (0.14%) RS-232
6 1 (0.14%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (44.03%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 29 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 24 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 13 (1.81%) MySQL
11 13 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.53%) Big Data
12 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 105 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 74 (10.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (9.44%) NUnit
4 57 (7.92%) Git (software)
5 37 (5.14%) Subversion
6 24 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 22 (3.06%) ReSharper
8 21 (2.92%) JIRA
8 21 (2.92%) Moq
9 17 (2.36%) Mockito
10 16 (2.22%) Microsoft Blend
11 14 (1.94%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.81%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.81%) NCrunch
13 11 (1.53%) MSBuild
14 9 (1.25%) Gradle
14 9 (1.25%) JUnit
14 9 (1.25%) Maven
14 9 (1.25%) StyleCop
14 9 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 142 (19.72%) Finance
2 113 (15.69%) Front Office
3 106 (14.72%) Banking
4 48 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.47%) Advertising
6 17 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.08%) Back Office
8 5 (0.69%) Retail
9 3 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.42%) Marketing
10 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.28%) Games
10 2 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 624 (86.67%) Developer
2 405 (56.25%) C# Developer
3 265 (36.81%) .NET Developer
4 253 (35.14%) WPF Developer
5 197 (27.36%) C# WPF Developer
6 177 (24.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 69 (9.58%) SQL Developer
8 61 (8.47%) Senior Developer
9 60 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 57 (7.92%) WCF Developer
11 47 (6.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 45 (6.25%) C# WCF Developer
13 44 (6.11%) UI Developer
14 42 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 38 (5.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 36 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
17 35 (4.86%) Senior C# Developer
18 32 (4.44%) Java Developer
19 30 (4.17%) Front Office Developer
19 30 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 578 (80.28%) .NET
2 232 (32.22%) WCF
3 214 (29.72%) ASP.NET
4 157 (21.81%) .NET Framework
5 144 (20.00%) HTML
6 113 (15.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 110 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (12.36%) CSS
9 83 (11.53%) Web Services
10 82 (11.39%) AngularJS
11 81 (11.25%) WinForms
12 73 (10.14%) Entity Framework
13 66 (9.17%) XML
14 65 (9.03%) LINQ
15 61 (8.47%) HTML5
16 52 (7.22%) jQuery
16 52 (7.22%) REST
17 35 (4.86%) Reactive Extensions
18 34 (4.72%) React
19 33 (4.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.06%) Fixed Income
2 57 (7.92%) User Experience
3 51 (7.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 44 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.17%) Derivative
6 27 (3.75%) Fintech
7 22 (3.06%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.64%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.08%) Equities
10 14 (1.94%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.11%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.97%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.97%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.97%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.69%) Exotic Derivative
16 5 (0.69%) Swaptions
17 4 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 89 (12.36%) Windows
2 26 (3.61%) Android
3 23 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.78%) Unix
5 9 (1.25%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.11%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.97%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.56%) Linux
8 4 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.28%) Solaris
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (33.33%) MVVM
3 231 (32.08%) MVC
4 214 (29.72%) TDD
5 100 (13.89%) Scrum
6 94 (13.06%) OO
7 92 (12.78%) Multithreading
8 90 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 70 (9.72%) Dependency Injection
10 65 (9.03%) Software Engineering
11 52 (7.22%) SDLC
12 48 (6.67%) BDD
13 42 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (5.56%) OOD
15 38 (5.28%) Electronic Trading
16 34 (4.72%) Microservices
17 32 (4.44%) Asset Management
18 27 (3.75%) Automated Testing
19 26 (3.61%) Continuous Delivery
19 26 (3.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 679 (94.31%) C#
2 263 (36.53%) SQL
3 167 (23.19%) JavaScript
4 76 (10.56%) XAML
5 73 (10.14%) T-SQL
6 64 (8.89%) Java
7 52 (7.22%) C++
8 47 (6.53%) VB.NET
9 28 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.78%) VBA
11 18 (2.50%) Python
11 18 (2.50%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.22%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.67%) VB
14 10 (1.39%) VB6
15 9 (1.25%) Delphi
16 8 (1.11%) C
17 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.42%) Scala
19 2 (0.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (7.36%) Degree
2 25 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.42%) CFA
4 3 (0.42%) MBA
4 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.14%) MCP
5 1 (0.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.33%) QA
2 5 (0.69%) Basel III
2 5 (0.69%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.28%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) MISRA
4 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 160 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 90 (12.50%) Oracle
3 29 (4.03%) DevExpress
4 25 (3.47%) TIBCO
5 19 (2.64%) ION Trading
5 19 (2.64%) Telerik
5 19 (2.64%) Xamarin
6 15 (2.08%) Infragistics
6 15 (2.08%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.53%) Reuters
8 10 (1.39%) Adobe
9 9 (1.25%) Borland
9 9 (1.25%) Embarcadero
10 8 (1.11%) Perforce
11 6 (0.83%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.83%) Syncfusion
12 5 (0.69%) IBM
12 5 (0.69%) Misys
12 5 (0.69%) Sophis
12 5 (0.69%) Sybase
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Square One Resources
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Northern Ireland
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Surrey
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