The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 234 191 148
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -43
Contract jobs citing WPF 512 604 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.11% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 4.03% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 408 499
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.30 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
15009 15003 12938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.92% 27.57% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9738 9817 8086
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 213 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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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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 -33 490 £425 - 268
London +10 280 £525 -2.32% 99
City of London +11 87 £525 -4.54% 35
South East -36 79 £334 -7.93% 47
South West +27 37 £320 +13.27% 16
East Midlands +9 31 £313 +8.22% 18
Berkshire +11 27 £325 -3.70% 16
West Midlands -18 23 £300 -7.61% 18
Somerset +30 17 £314 +8.27% 3
Taunton - 16 £317 - 1
Scotland -21 14 £388 +3.33% 5
Reading +9 13 £325 - 10
Yorkshire -21 13 £375 +17.18% 13
Nottinghamshire +3 12 £388 +24.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 12 £333 -11.33% 6
Kent +6 11 £320 +28.00% 8
Nottingham -2 11 £388 +24.00% 7
Leicestershire +9 10 £300 +8.59% 4
Oxfordshire -19 10 £400 +14.28% 8
North West -61 10 £333 -5.00% 26
Milton Keynes +1 9 £325 +8.78% 5
Birmingham -8 9 £313 +17.92% 5
Surrey -41 9 £350 -14.63% 4
Staffordshire -5 8 £300 +4.34% 1
Glasgow -17 8 £400 +3.22% 1
Manchester -21 8 £333 -5.00% 15
Sheffield - 8 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 8 - - 2
Leicester +15 7 £300 +14.28% 2
East of England -31 6 £375 +7.14% 19

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WPF also 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 that cited WPF.

1 837 (92.28%) C#
2 694 (76.52%) .NET
3 454 (50.06%) WCF
4 400 (44.10%) SQL Server
5 370 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
6 328 (36.16%) SQL
7 226 (24.92%) ASP.NET
8 219 (24.15%) TDD
9 207 (22.82%) .NET Framework
10 185 (20.40%) JavaScript
11 180 (19.85%) MVC
12 178 (19.63%) MVVM
13 177 (19.51%) Banking
14 176 (19.40%) WinForms
15 175 (19.29%) Finance
16 172 (18.96%) HTML
17 170 (18.74%) Front Office
18 146 (16.10%) Microsoft
19 139 (15.33%) Oracle
20 128 (14.11%) OO
20 128 (14.11%) Scrum
21 125 (13.78%) Multithreading
22 116 (12.79%) Windows
23 115 (12.68%) Unit Testing
24 114 (12.57%) Web Services
25 112 (12.35%) Investment Banking
25 112 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
26 107 (11.80%) Java
27 94 (10.36%) CSS
28 93 (10.25%) Entity Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WPF also 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 that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (1.98%) IIS
2 17 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.54%) Confluence
4 12 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.88%) CMS
6 5 (0.55%) Apache
6 5 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.33%) MTS
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.22%) Lync
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 67 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.88%) MS Office
3 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.77%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.77%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.55%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.33%) RMDS
5 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.11%) Endur
6 1 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.11%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) CodePlex
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.77%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.66%) HTTP
3 5 (0.55%) Internet
3 5 (0.55%) AMQP
4 4 (0.44%) Intranet
5 3 (0.33%) DNS
6 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) Skype
7 1 (0.11%) GPRS
7 1 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (44.10%) SQL Server
2 112 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (5.29%) Oracle Database
6 44 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 40 (4.41%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.21%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.99%) MS Access
15 8 (0.88%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.77%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.44%) QlikView
17 4 (0.44%) MongoDB
17 4 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 82 (9.04%) Visual Studio
2 72 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (6.06%) NUnit
4 35 (3.86%) JIRA
5 30 (3.31%) Subversion
6 29 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.32%) MSTest
8 20 (2.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (1.98%) Moq
10 15 (1.65%) Git (software)
11 14 (1.54%) Maven
11 14 (1.54%) MSI
12 13 (1.43%) Selenium
13 10 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.99%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.99%) JUnit
15 8 (0.88%) Ant
15 8 (0.88%) Jenkins
16 6 (0.66%) ReSharper
16 6 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 177 (19.51%) Banking
2 175 (19.29%) Finance
3 170 (18.74%) Front Office
4 112 (12.35%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.43%) Retail
6 17 (1.87%) Back Office
7 7 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.77%) Publishing
8 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.55%) Games
8 5 (0.55%) Marketing
9 4 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.33%) Advertising
10 3 (0.33%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 758 (83.57%) Developer
2 432 (47.63%) C# Developer
3 258 (28.45%) .NET Developer
4 140 (15.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 136 (14.99%) WPF Developer
6 113 (12.46%) Senior Developer
7 60 (6.62%) Senior C# Developer
8 47 (5.18%) Java Developer
9 36 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
9 36 (3.97%) Architect
10 29 (3.20%) Software Developer
11 24 (2.65%) Designer
12 22 (2.43%) SQL Developer
13 20 (2.21%) UI Programmer
13 20 (2.21%) UI Developer
14 19 (2.09%) Applications Developer
14 19 (2.09%) Front Office Developer
15 18 (1.98%) Programmer
15 18 (1.98%) Agile C# Developer
15 18 (1.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 694 (76.52%) .NET
2 454 (50.06%) WCF
3 226 (24.92%) ASP.NET
4 207 (22.82%) .NET Framework
5 176 (19.40%) WinForms
6 172 (18.96%) HTML
7 114 (12.57%) Web Services
8 94 (10.36%) CSS
9 93 (10.25%) Entity Framework
10 85 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 83 (9.15%) Silverlight
12 70 (7.72%) LINQ
12 70 (7.72%) XML
13 67 (7.39%) HTML5
14 62 (6.84%) jQuery
15 48 (5.29%) AngularJS
16 44 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (3.86%) REST
18 33 (3.64%) Reactive Extensions
19 31 (3.42%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.81%) Derivative
2 69 (7.61%) Fixed Income
3 61 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (6.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (4.52%) Hedge funds
6 38 (4.19%) Computer Science
7 31 (3.42%) Equities
7 31 (3.42%) User Experience
8 26 (2.87%) Equity Derivative
9 24 (2.65%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.32%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (2.09%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.65%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
14 12 (1.32%) Market Risk
15 10 (1.10%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.10%) Open Source
16 9 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.99%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 116 (12.79%) Windows
2 30 (3.31%) UNIX
3 12 (1.32%) Linux
4 11 (1.21%) Android
5 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.55%) Solaris
7 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (24.15%) TDD
3 180 (19.85%) MVC
4 178 (19.63%) MVVM
5 128 (14.11%) OO
5 128 (14.11%) Scrum
6 125 (13.78%) Multithreading
7 115 (12.68%) Unit Testing
8 70 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (6.28%) SOA
10 48 (5.29%) OOD
11 47 (5.18%) Software Engineering
12 46 (5.07%) BDD
13 36 (3.97%) CRM
14 30 (3.31%) Low Latency
15 29 (3.20%) OOP
16 28 (3.09%) Electronic Trading
17 27 (2.98%) Workflow
18 24 (2.65%) Dependency Injection
19 22 (2.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 837 (92.28%) C#
2 328 (36.16%) SQL
3 185 (20.40%) JavaScript
4 107 (11.80%) Java
5 77 (8.49%) T-SQL
6 67 (7.39%) XAML
7 56 (6.17%) C++
8 45 (4.96%) VB.NET
9 43 (4.74%) PL/SQL
10 38 (4.19%) VB
11 25 (2.76%) VBA
12 23 (2.54%) VB6
13 18 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.99%) Python
15 9 (0.99%) F#
16 8 (0.88%) Scala
17 6 (0.66%) VBScript
18 5 (0.55%) C
19 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (5.62%) Degree
2 32 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.55%) MCPD
7 3 (0.33%) MCTS
8 2 (0.22%) CFA
8 2 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.98%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.11%) Basel III
2 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (0.88%) Firmware
2 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.11%) GridGain
3 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) Control-M
2 4 (0.44%) Puppet
2 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) WMI
4 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 146 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 139 (15.33%) Oracle
3 47 (5.18%) DevExpress
4 39 (4.30%) TIBCO
5 31 (3.42%) Sybase
6 26 (2.87%) Infragistics
7 17 (1.87%) Telerik
8 12 (1.32%) IBM
9 10 (1.10%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.77%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.77%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.66%) Perforce
11 6 (0.66%) Murex
12 5 (0.55%) Twitter
12 5 (0.55%) Tableau
12 5 (0.55%) Informatica
12 5 (0.55%) Lotus
12 5 (0.55%) VMware
12 5 (0.55%) Google
12 5 (0.55%) Syncfusion
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