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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 371 272 272
Rank change year-on-year
-99 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 301 495 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.87% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 3.07% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 371 312
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.58 £40.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £48.26 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%

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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -91 279 £450 -14.28% 211
London -127 149 £538 -2.27% 89
South East +20 39 £350 -3.44% 34
City of London -51 36 £550 - 15
South West +2 30 £313 -16.66% 12
East Midlands -8 21 £383 +9.28% 10
North West +23 18 £350 +12.00% 18
Nottinghamshire 0 16 £383 -4.37% 5
Nottingham -5 15 £361 -9.68% 5
Surrey +14 11 £380 -5.00% 4
Manchester +3 11 £338 +3.84% 10
Oxfordshire -7 10 £363 -10.76% 8
Northern Ireland - 10 £400 -
County Antrim - 9 £400 -
Belfast - 9 £400 -
East of England -2 8 £350 +3.70% 21
Scotland -10 8 £325 - 3
Devon - 8 £211 -
Plymouth - 8 £211 -
Berkshire +10 7 £375 +3.44% 7
West Midlands -24 7 £350 +16.66% 15
Kent +13 6 £275 -21.42% 3
Lancashire +21 5 - - 1
Bristol - 5 £370 - 2
Somerset +16 4 £294 - 2
Taunton - 4 £294 - 1
Edinburgh +18 3 £325 +8.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 3 £350 +3.70% 6
Essex +6 3 £365 +1.38% 9
Preston +5 3 - -

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 547 (93.83%) C#
2 458 (78.56%) .NET
3 253 (43.40%) SQL Server
4 222 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (37.56%) WCF
6 211 (36.19%) SQL
7 169 (28.99%) ASP.NET
8 168 (28.82%) MVC
9 154 (26.42%) MVVM
10 144 (24.70%) JavaScript
11 141 (24.19%) TDD
12 134 (22.98%) Microsoft
13 133 (22.81%) .NET Framework
14 132 (22.64%) Finance
15 129 (22.13%) HTML
16 122 (20.93%) Front Office
17 115 (19.73%) Multithreading
18 106 (18.18%) OO
19 105 (18.01%) WinForms
19 105 (18.01%) Banking
20 97 (16.64%) Team Foundation Server
21 88 (15.09%) Windows
22 83 (14.24%) Oracle
23 80 (13.72%) Web Services
24 76 (13.04%) Visual Studio
24 76 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
25 74 (12.69%) Entity Framework
26 70 (12.01%) Scrum
27 69 (11.84%) C++
27 69 (11.84%) Unit Testing

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 20 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.92%) IIS
3 16 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (1.89%) CMS
5 7 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.51%) Confluence
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) RMDS
2 6 (1.03%) Beauchamp
3 4 (0.69%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.69%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Endur
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.51%) Office 365
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.37%) Network Security
2 1 (0.17%) DNS
2 1 (0.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.17%) Intranet
2 1 (0.17%) snoop
2 1 (0.17%) SSL
2 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 19 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.37%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.03%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (0.86%) MySQL
14 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 97 (16.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 47 (8.06%) NUnit
4 27 (4.63%) Subversion
5 22 (3.77%) Moq
6 20 (3.43%) TeamCity
7 19 (3.26%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 14 (2.40%) MSTest
10 11 (1.89%) Git (software)
11 9 (1.54%) MSBuild
11 9 (1.54%) ReSharper
12 7 (1.20%) JIRA
12 7 (1.20%) StyleCop
12 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (1.03%) Axure RP
13 6 (1.03%) NCrunch
13 6 (1.03%) TortoiseSVN
14 5 (0.86%) Selenium
14 5 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 132 (22.64%) Finance
2 122 (20.93%) Front Office
3 105 (18.01%) Banking
4 54 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.95%) Back Office
6 16 (2.74%) Advertising
7 9 (1.54%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.20%) Retail
9 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.69%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.51%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.17%) Legal
13 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 485 (83.19%) Developer
2 323 (55.40%) C# Developer
3 209 (35.85%) .NET Developer
4 159 (27.27%) WPF Developer
5 132 (22.64%) C# WPF Developer
6 123 (21.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 76 (13.04%) Senior Developer
8 56 (9.61%) Senior C# Developer
9 47 (8.06%) SQL Developer
10 33 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (5.66%) Software Developer
11 32 (5.49%) Senior WPF Developer
12 30 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 29 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 27 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (4.29%) Software Engineer
16 24 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
17 22 (3.77%) Architect
17 22 (3.77%) WCF Developer
18 21 (3.60%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (78.56%) .NET
2 219 (37.56%) WCF
3 169 (28.99%) ASP.NET
4 133 (22.81%) .NET Framework
5 129 (22.13%) HTML
6 105 (18.01%) WinForms
7 80 (13.72%) Web Services
8 76 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 74 (12.69%) Entity Framework
10 68 (11.66%) XML
11 63 (10.81%) CSS
12 62 (10.63%) AngularJS
13 50 (8.58%) HTML5
14 49 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 48 (8.23%) jQuery
15 48 (8.23%) LINQ
16 29 (4.97%) Silverlight
17 27 (4.63%) Ajax
17 27 (4.63%) FIX Protocol
18 26 (4.46%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 59 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.38%) Fixed Income
4 41 (7.03%) Computer Science
5 32 (5.49%) User Experience
6 29 (4.97%) Derivative
7 23 (3.95%) Data Structures
7 23 (3.95%) Hedge funds
8 17 (2.92%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (2.74%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.74%) Equities
9 16 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
10 15 (2.57%) N-Tier
11 13 (2.23%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.37%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.37%) Swaptions
13 6 (1.03%) NHS
14 5 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 88 (15.09%) Windows
2 14 (2.40%) Android
2 14 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.23%) Unix
4 6 (1.03%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.03%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.86%) Windows 8
5 5 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.17%) Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (28.82%) MVC
3 154 (26.42%) MVVM
4 141 (24.19%) TDD
5 115 (19.73%) Multithreading
6 106 (18.18%) OO
7 70 (12.01%) Scrum
8 69 (11.84%) Unit Testing
9 55 (9.43%) Electronic Trading
10 53 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (8.75%) Software Engineering
12 48 (8.23%) BDD
13 45 (7.72%) Low Latency
13 45 (7.72%) OOD
14 43 (7.38%) SDLC
15 41 (7.03%) Risk Management
16 34 (5.83%) Market Making
16 34 (5.83%) Web Development
17 30 (5.15%) Dependency Injection
18 29 (4.97%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 547 (93.83%) C#
2 211 (36.19%) SQL
3 144 (24.70%) JavaScript
4 69 (11.84%) C++
5 56 (9.61%) XAML
6 45 (7.72%) T-SQL
7 43 (7.38%) VB.NET
8 34 (5.83%) Java
9 28 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.09%) Python
11 15 (2.57%) VBA
12 13 (2.23%) VB
13 11 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.89%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.72%) PHP
15 5 (0.86%) Perl
15 5 (0.86%) VB6
15 5 (0.86%) VBScript
16 4 (0.69%) Delphi
17 2 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 52 (8.92%) Degree
2 11 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.06%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) MiFID
3 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.17%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (0.51%) Ansible
1 3 (0.51%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 134 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 83 (14.24%) Oracle
3 22 (3.77%) DevExpress
4 14 (2.40%) Infragistics
5 12 (2.06%) Syncfusion
5 12 (2.06%) TIBCO
6 11 (1.89%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.72%) ION Trading
7 10 (1.72%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.20%) Sybase
9 6 (1.03%) Charles River
9 6 (1.03%) Reuters
10 4 (0.69%) SimCorp
11 3 (0.51%) Perforce
11 3 (0.51%) Telerik
12 2 (0.34%) IBM
12 2 (0.34%) Splunk
12 2 (0.34%) Tableau
12 2 (0.34%) Teradata
13 1 (0.17%) Spiceworks
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day 3-6 months contract
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 15 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Hivedome Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago