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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
Rank 260 282 271
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -11
Contract jobs citing WPF 375 409 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 2.83% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 293 281
Median daily rate £450 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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
13869 14440 13865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 28.89% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9525 9991 9330
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 348 £475 -5.00% 191
London -20 182 £544 -5.43% 59
East of England +16 42 £375 +9.48% 18
City of London -19 41 £525 -4.54% 13
East Midlands +9 39 £350 -4.10% 11
South East +10 25 £425 +21.42% 43
South West +7 24 £300 -25.92% 9
Scotland +34 23 £314 -4.19% 10
Nottinghamshire +2 20 £368 -6.07% 6
Suffolk - 20 £325 - 4
Edinburgh +36 19 £318 -20.62% 9
Nottingham 0 18 £368 -6.07% 4
North West +33 16 £375 +15.38% 18
West Midlands -20 16 £350 +7.69% 15
Bury St Edmunds - 15 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire -5 12 £375 +19.04% 5
Cambridge 0 11 £375 +19.04% 4
Norfolk +12 10 £438 +62.03%
Somerset -4 10 £319 -22.25% 1
Manchester +18 9 £375 +15.38% 9
Norwich +17 8 £475 +72.72%
Leicestershire +6 8 £385 +10.00% 1
Surrey +24 7 £500 +51.51% 4
Staffordshire +8 7 £375 +36.36% 6
Derbyshire +2 7 £308 +2.50% 3
Berkshire - 7 £358 - 1
Bristol +11 6 £375 - 2
Taunton -4 6 £313 -26.47%
Cheshire - 6 £375 - 8
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 8

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 622 (94.24%) C#
2 539 (81.67%) .NET
3 305 (46.21%) SQL Server
4 268 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
5 242 (36.67%) SQL
6 213 (32.27%) MVC
7 211 (31.97%) WCF
8 208 (31.52%) ASP.NET
9 204 (30.91%) MVVM
10 197 (29.85%) TDD
11 172 (26.06%) JavaScript
12 159 (24.09%) Microsoft
13 147 (22.27%) HTML
14 144 (21.82%) .NET Framework
15 126 (19.09%) Finance
16 110 (16.67%) Banking
17 100 (15.15%) Visual Studio
18 99 (15.00%) Windows
19 96 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
20 95 (14.39%) OO
21 94 (14.24%) Front Office
22 93 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC
23 92 (13.94%) Multithreading
24 91 (13.79%) Scrum
25 89 (13.48%) CSS
26 79 (11.97%) Unit Testing
27 75 (11.36%) Web Services
27 75 (11.36%) T-SQL
28 72 (10.91%) AngularJS
29 71 (10.76%) XML

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 26 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (1.82%) CMS
3 11 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.52%) IIS
4 10 (1.52%) NServiceBus
4 10 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.06%) Confluence
6 4 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.30%) JBoss
8 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.36%) MS Office
3 7 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (0.91%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.76%) RMDS
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.45%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.91%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.61%) SaaS
6 3 (0.45%) GitHub
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.97%) AMQP
2 4 (0.61%) Internet
2 4 (0.61%) snoop
3 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.30%) DNS
4 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.30%) Network Security
4 2 (0.30%) Skype
4 2 (0.30%) SSL
4 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (46.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (5.15%) NoSQL
4 33 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 23 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (3.18%) MongoDB
9 19 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 15 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.12%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (1.97%) MySQL
12 13 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (1.52%) Power BI
16 9 (1.36%) HBase
16 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 100 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 68 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (8.18%) NUnit
4 49 (7.42%) Git (software)
5 35 (5.30%) Subversion
6 17 (2.58%) JIRA
6 17 (2.58%) SpecFlow
7 16 (2.42%) Moq
8 13 (1.97%) NCrunch
8 13 (1.97%) ReSharper
9 11 (1.67%) Mockito
9 11 (1.67%) TeamCity
10 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Blend
10 10 (1.52%) StyleCop
11 9 (1.36%) Axure RP
11 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (1.06%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.06%) Gradle
12 7 (1.06%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 126 (19.09%) Finance
2 110 (16.67%) Banking
3 94 (14.24%) Front Office
4 53 (8.03%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.39%) Advertising
6 22 (3.33%) Back Office
7 15 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.76%) Retail
10 3 (0.45%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) Games
11 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Marketing
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 571 (86.52%) Developer
2 365 (55.30%) C# Developer
3 251 (38.03%) .NET Developer
4 213 (32.27%) WPF Developer
5 171 (25.91%) C# WPF Developer
6 165 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 70 (10.61%) Senior Developer
8 54 (8.18%) SQL Developer
9 47 (7.12%) Software Developer
10 44 (6.67%) WCF Developer
11 42 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
12 39 (5.91%) Senior C# Developer
13 38 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 37 (5.61%) C# WCF Developer
15 36 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 33 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
17 32 (4.85%) UI Developer
18 28 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
19 26 (3.94%) .NET Software Developer
19 26 (3.94%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (81.67%) .NET
2 211 (31.97%) WCF
3 208 (31.52%) ASP.NET
4 147 (22.27%) HTML
5 144 (21.82%) .NET Framework
6 96 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 93 (14.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (13.48%) CSS
9 75 (11.36%) Web Services
10 72 (10.91%) AngularJS
11 71 (10.76%) XML
12 68 (10.30%) Entity Framework
13 61 (9.24%) LINQ
14 60 (9.09%) HTML5
14 60 (9.09%) jQuery
14 60 (9.09%) WinForms
15 45 (6.82%) REST
16 34 (5.15%) Ajax
17 32 (4.85%) Reactive Extensions
18 31 (4.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 45 (6.82%) Fixed Income
2 43 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 43 (6.52%) User Experience
3 26 (3.94%) Hedge funds
4 23 (3.48%) Fintech
5 22 (3.33%) Derivative
6 21 (3.18%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.27%) Equities
7 15 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
8 14 (2.12%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.82%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.82%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.67%) Physics
11 10 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
12 9 (1.36%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.21%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.06%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.06%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 99 (15.00%) Windows
2 26 (3.94%) Android
2 26 (3.94%) Apple iOS
3 16 (2.42%) Unix
4 11 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 9 (1.36%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.21%) Windows Phone 8
7 7 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.76%) Linux
9 4 (0.61%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.30%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (32.27%) MVC
3 204 (30.91%) MVVM
4 197 (29.85%) TDD
5 95 (14.39%) OO
6 92 (13.94%) Multithreading
7 91 (13.79%) Scrum
8 79 (11.97%) Unit Testing
9 59 (8.94%) Software Engineering
10 58 (8.79%) Dependency Injection
11 49 (7.42%) SDLC
12 45 (6.82%) OOD
13 43 (6.52%) BDD
14 29 (4.39%) Asset Management
14 29 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (4.39%) Electronic Trading
14 29 (4.39%) Microservices
15 24 (3.64%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (3.33%) Web Development
17 21 (3.18%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 622 (94.24%) C#
2 242 (36.67%) SQL
3 172 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 75 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 64 (9.70%) XAML
6 49 (7.42%) VB.NET
7 47 (7.12%) C++
7 47 (7.12%) Java
8 21 (3.18%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.82%) Python
10 12 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 11 (1.67%) VB
11 11 (1.67%) VBA
12 10 (1.52%) Delphi
13 8 (1.21%) VB6
14 6 (0.91%) C
15 5 (0.76%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.61%) Scala
17 2 (0.30%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (6.36%) Degree
2 18 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.45%) PhD
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) Basel III
2 5 (0.76%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.30%) ISO13485
4 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.15%) EMIR
4 1 (0.15%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) MISRA
4 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 159 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.94%) Oracle
3 23 (3.48%) DevExpress
4 18 (2.73%) Xamarin
5 16 (2.42%) TIBCO
6 14 (2.12%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.12%) Telerik
7 12 (1.82%) Infragistics
8 9 (1.36%) Borland
8 9 (1.36%) Embarcadero
8 9 (1.36%) ION Trading
9 8 (1.21%) Perforce
10 6 (0.91%) Reuters
11 5 (0.76%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.76%) Misys
11 5 (0.76%) Sophis
12 4 (0.61%) Adobe
12 4 (0.61%) Calypso
12 4 (0.61%) IBM
13 3 (0.45%) Murex
Northamptonshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 - £240 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Earlston, Berwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £13 - £20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 - £950 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago