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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 242 199 134
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -65
Contract jobs citing WPF 475 571 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 1.09% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 3.95% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 397 521
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £35.00 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £44.20 £126.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.69%

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
14441 14444 12535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.62% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9593 9514 7875
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 186 355
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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
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 2 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 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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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 -34 448 £425 - 251
London +9 263 £538 +0.23% 96
City of London -3 82 £525 -4.54% 30
South East -27 77 £350 -6.66% 42
South West +19 36 £314 +0.48% 22
Berkshire +16 26 £325 - 13
Oxfordshire -3 23 £380 +8.57% 5
East Midlands -13 21 £300 - 8
Somerset +23 20 £314 -3.38% 5
Scotland -27 19 £325 -13.33% 2
Taunton +20 16 £317 -2.46% 1
Oxford -1 15 £323 -5.14%
Reading +10 14 £323 +3.20% 9
West Midlands -10 14 £313 -10.71% 16
Glasgow -22 9 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire -23 9 £425 +41.66% 12
East of England -29 9 £325 -7.14% 20
Birmingham -3 8 £313 +17.92% 3
Nottinghamshire -12 8 £450 +38.46% 5
North West -53 8 £350 - 32
South Yorkshire - 8 - - 1
Sheffield - 8 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £325 - 11
Nottingham -9 7 £450 +38.46% 5
Surrey -42 7 £369 -8.95% 4
Leicestershire -2 6 £300 +3.44%
Leicester +10 5 £300 +14.28%
Kent +5 5 £325 +1.16% 6
Edinburgh +2 5 £290 -22.66%
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £325 -6.47% 7

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 840 (93.23%) C#
2 677 (75.14%) .NET
3 438 (48.61%) WCF
4 385 (42.73%) SQL Server
5 371 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 323 (35.85%) SQL
7 223 (24.75%) ASP.NET
8 212 (23.53%) TDD
9 195 (21.64%) .NET Framework
10 186 (20.64%) Finance
11 180 (19.98%) MVVM
12 176 (19.53%) Banking
13 175 (19.42%) WinForms
14 167 (18.53%) MVC
15 165 (18.31%) JavaScript
16 163 (18.09%) Front Office
17 158 (17.54%) HTML
17 158 (17.54%) Microsoft
18 136 (15.09%) Oracle
19 132 (14.65%) Multithreading
20 129 (14.32%) OO
21 125 (13.87%) Windows
22 124 (13.76%) Scrum
23 123 (13.65%) Unit Testing
24 112 (12.43%) Investment Banking
25 110 (12.21%) Web Services
26 103 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
27 88 (9.77%) Java
27 88 (9.77%) Entity Framework
28 81 (8.99%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (1.78%) IIS
2 15 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.33%) Confluence
4 8 (0.89%) CMS
5 7 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.55%) MTS
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.44%) Apache
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.22%) Lync
9 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.22%) JBoss
9 2 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.67%) MS Office
4 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
1 7 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.55%) Murex MxG2000
3 3 (0.33%) RMDS
4 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.11%) Endur
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.11%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.78%) HTTP
1 7 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.44%) Intranet
2 4 (0.44%) Internet
3 3 (0.33%) SSL
3 3 (0.33%) DNS
3 3 (0.33%) AMQP
4 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.11%) CTI
5 1 (0.11%) GPRS
5 1 (0.11%) UMTS
5 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (42.73%) SQL Server
2 103 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 43 (4.77%) Relational Database
6 37 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 28 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 25 (2.77%) Oracle Database 10g
11 16 (1.78%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.00%) MS Access
12 9 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.00%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.78%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.67%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.44%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.44%) Big Data
16 4 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 76 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 53 (5.88%) NUnit
4 33 (3.66%) JIRA
5 31 (3.44%) Subversion
6 28 (3.11%) TeamCity
7 20 (2.22%) Moq
8 18 (2.00%) MSI
9 17 (1.89%) Git (software)
9 17 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
10 16 (1.78%) Maven
11 13 (1.44%) MSTest
12 10 (1.11%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.11%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.11%) JUnit
13 9 (1.00%) Selenium
14 8 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Blend
16 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (0.67%) Mockito
General
1 186 (20.64%) Finance
2 176 (19.53%) Banking
3 163 (18.09%) Front Office
4 112 (12.43%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.22%) Retail
6 16 (1.78%) Back Office
7 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.78%) Publishing
8 4 (0.44%) Games
8 4 (0.44%) Legal
8 4 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.33%) Advertising
9 3 (0.33%) French Language
10 2 (0.22%) Marketing
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 748 (83.02%) Developer
2 438 (48.61%) C# Developer
3 256 (28.41%) .NET Developer
4 137 (15.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 136 (15.09%) WPF Developer
6 111 (12.32%) Senior Developer
7 59 (6.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 41 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 37 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 35 (3.88%) Architect
11 33 (3.66%) Software Engineer
12 30 (3.33%) Software Developer
13 26 (2.89%) Programmer
14 23 (2.55%) Designer
15 22 (2.44%) C# Programmer
16 21 (2.33%) SQL Developer
17 18 (2.00%) Front Office Developer
17 18 (2.00%) Applications Developer
17 18 (2.00%) Agile C# Developer
17 18 (2.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (75.14%) .NET
2 438 (48.61%) WCF
3 223 (24.75%) ASP.NET
4 195 (21.64%) .NET Framework
5 175 (19.42%) WinForms
6 158 (17.54%) HTML
7 110 (12.21%) Web Services
8 88 (9.77%) Entity Framework
9 81 (8.99%) CSS
10 78 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 76 (8.44%) Silverlight
12 69 (7.66%) XML
13 68 (7.55%) LINQ
14 62 (6.88%) HTML5
15 53 (5.88%) jQuery
16 50 (5.55%) AngularJS
17 47 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (3.88%) REST
18 35 (3.88%) Reactive Extensions
19 30 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.55%) Derivative
2 62 (6.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (6.66%) Fixed Income
4 47 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.33%) Hedge funds
5 39 (4.33%) Computer Science
6 35 (3.88%) Equities
7 32 (3.55%) User Experience
8 26 (2.89%) Mathematics
9 23 (2.55%) Equity Derivative
9 23 (2.55%) Client/Server
10 20 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.89%) Credit Risk
12 14 (1.55%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
14 10 (1.11%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.11%) Physics
15 9 (1.00%) N-Tier
15 9 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 125 (13.87%) Windows
2 34 (3.77%) UNIX
3 12 (1.33%) Linux
4 9 (1.00%) Android
5 6 (0.67%) Windows Phone
5 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.55%) Solaris
7 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (23.53%) TDD
3 180 (19.98%) MVVM
4 167 (18.53%) MVC
5 132 (14.65%) Multithreading
6 129 (14.32%) OO
7 124 (13.76%) Scrum
8 123 (13.65%) Unit Testing
9 74 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (6.88%) Software Engineering
11 53 (5.88%) OOD
11 53 (5.88%) SOA
12 50 (5.55%) SDLC
13 39 (4.33%) BDD
14 33 (3.66%) CRM
14 33 (3.66%) Low Latency
15 31 (3.44%) OOP
16 29 (3.22%) Dependency Injection
17 28 (3.11%) Electronic Trading
18 25 (2.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 840 (93.23%) C#
2 323 (35.85%) SQL
3 165 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 88 (9.77%) Java
5 78 (8.66%) T-SQL
6 58 (6.44%) XAML
7 48 (5.33%) C++
8 47 (5.22%) PL/SQL
9 44 (4.88%) VB.NET
10 36 (4.00%) VB
11 26 (2.89%) VBA
12 23 (2.55%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.33%) VB6
14 16 (1.78%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.22%) VBScript
15 11 (1.22%) Python
16 8 (0.89%) Scala
17 6 (0.67%) F#
18 5 (0.55%) C
18 5 (0.55%) REXX
Qualifications
1 54 (5.99%) Degree
2 36 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.33%) MCPD
7 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) OCP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.11%) MCTS
7 1 (0.11%) CFA
7 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (0.89%) Firmware
2 7 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (0.67%) WMI
1 6 (0.67%) Control-M
2 5 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (0.44%) Puppet
3 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 158 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 136 (15.09%) Oracle
3 46 (5.11%) DevExpress
4 40 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 33 (3.66%) Sybase
6 25 (2.77%) Infragistics
7 21 (2.33%) Telerik
8 11 (1.22%) VMware
8 11 (1.22%) IBM
9 9 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.78%) Perforce
10 7 (0.78%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.67%) Google
11 6 (0.67%) Murex
12 5 (0.55%) eSpeed
12 5 (0.55%) Informatica
12 5 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.55%) Tradeweb
12 5 (0.55%) Tableau
13 4 (0.44%) Twitter
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