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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 247 172 166
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -6
Contract jobs citing WPF 402 602 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 1.18% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.91% 4.39% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 405 357
Average daily rate
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£500 £460 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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
13794 13709 12465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.74% 26.93% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9091 8545 7813
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 268 319
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -84 377 £520 +12.43% 287
London -62 238 £550 +0.45% 98
City of London -26 79 £550 - 37
South East -28 49 £340 +0.74% 52
East Midlands +25 27 £350 - 18
South West -5 16 £320 +23.07% 25
Nottinghamshire +5 15 £400 - 9
Buckinghamshire +4 15 £339 -15.31% 7
Nottingham +3 14 £425 - 8
West Midlands -18 14 £300 -1.23% 19
Scotland -2 13 £475 +54.47% 6
Glasgow +7 11 £413 +34.14% 3
Berkshire -5 11 £300 -11.11% 16
Yorkshire -31 11 £283 -5.83% 16
East of England -5 10 £243 -35.33% 19
North West -42 10 £313 -6.01% 35
Milton Keynes - 10 £333 - 5
Bristol +3 8 £320 - 9
Kent -5 8 £325 -3.70% 4
West Yorkshire -7 8 £283 -13.07% 13
Watford +18 7 £243 -
Hertfordshire +17 7 £243 -37.41%
Leeds -7 7 £283 -11.71% 9
Staffordshire - 7 £300 - 4
Reading +14 6 £250 - 8
Docklands, London +9 5 £425 -21.29%
Surrey -5 5 £400 +11.11% 9
Oxfordshire -9 5 £425 +21.42% 4
Lancashire -9 5 £325 - 2
Manchester -16 4 £315 -6.66% 20

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 852 (92.81%) C#
2 730 (79.52%) .NET
3 419 (45.64%) WCF
4 365 (39.76%) SQL Server
5 333 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
6 299 (32.57%) SQL
7 222 (24.18%) TDD
8 213 (23.20%) Finance
9 207 (22.55%) Banking
10 201 (21.90%) ASP.NET
10 201 (21.90%) .NET Framework
11 195 (21.24%) JavaScript
11 195 (21.24%) WinForms
12 191 (20.81%) HTML
12 191 (20.81%) MVVM
13 184 (20.04%) Front Office
14 168 (18.30%) MVC
15 149 (16.23%) Microsoft
16 140 (15.25%) Windows
17 136 (14.81%) OO
18 125 (13.62%) Oracle
19 123 (13.40%) Multithreading
20 117 (12.75%) Investment Banking
20 117 (12.75%) Java
21 114 (12.42%) Web Services
22 112 (12.20%) Scrum
23 101 (11.00%) Silverlight
24 97 (10.57%) CSS
25 95 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
26 94 (10.24%) XML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 29 (3.16%) TIBCO EMS
2 27 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.83%) IIS
4 16 (1.74%) Confluence
5 7 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.65%) CMS
7 5 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.44%) Apache
9 3 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.11%) Kentico
Applications
1 61 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.31%) MS Office
3 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 37 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
3 6 (0.65%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.54%) Murex MxG2000
5 2 (0.22%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.22%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.11%) Endur
6 1 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.44%) Office 365
2 4 (0.44%) GitHub
3 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.76%) Internet
2 6 (0.65%) HTTP
3 5 (0.54%) Intranet
3 5 (0.54%) AMQP
4 4 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.33%) DNS
6 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) GPRS
7 1 (0.11%) UMTS
7 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.11%) FTP
7 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 95 (10.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (5.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 41 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 37 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 31 (3.38%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (1.20%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (1.09%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.98%) MS Access
14 7 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.76%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.65%) Big Data
16 5 (0.54%) KDB
16 5 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 92 (10.02%) Visual Studio
2 84 (9.15%) NUnit
3 64 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (4.03%) TeamCity
4 37 (4.03%) Rhino Mocks
5 36 (3.92%) JIRA
6 24 (2.61%) Subversion
6 24 (2.61%) MSTest
7 22 (2.40%) Moq
8 17 (1.85%) Maven
9 16 (1.74%) MSI
10 13 (1.42%) JUnit
11 12 (1.31%) Selenium
12 10 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
12 10 (1.09%) Git (software)
13 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 9 (0.98%) Ant
14 8 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.87%) Mockito
14 8 (0.87%) Jasmine
General
1 213 (23.20%) Finance
2 207 (22.55%) Banking
3 184 (20.04%) Front Office
4 117 (12.75%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.72%) Retail
6 12 (1.31%) Back Office
7 7 (0.76%) Publishing
8 6 (0.65%) Games
8 6 (0.65%) Marketing
8 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.54%) Legal
10 2 (0.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.22%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 753 (82.03%) Developer
2 409 (44.55%) C# Developer
3 241 (26.25%) .NET Developer
4 149 (16.23%) WPF Developer
5 121 (13.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 97 (10.57%) Senior Developer
7 50 (5.45%) Java Developer
7 50 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 37 (4.03%) Architect
9 31 (3.38%) UI Developer
10 27 (2.94%) UI Programmer
11 24 (2.61%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (2.51%) Software Engineer
13 19 (2.07%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.07%) Analyst
13 19 (2.07%) Front Office Developer
14 18 (1.96%) Applications Developer
14 18 (1.96%) Web Developer
14 18 (1.96%) Designer
15 17 (1.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 730 (79.52%) .NET
2 419 (45.64%) WCF
3 201 (21.90%) ASP.NET
3 201 (21.90%) .NET Framework
4 195 (21.24%) WinForms
5 191 (20.81%) HTML
6 114 (12.42%) Web Services
7 101 (11.00%) Silverlight
8 97 (10.57%) CSS
9 94 (10.24%) XML
10 91 (9.91%) HTML5
11 81 (8.82%) jQuery
11 81 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 73 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 56 (6.10%) AngularJS
14 53 (5.77%) LINQ
15 38 (4.14%) Reactive Extensions
16 34 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
17 33 (3.59%) REST
18 32 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.15%) Derivative
2 71 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (7.19%) Fixed Income
4 55 (5.99%) Computer Science
5 52 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 40 (4.36%) Mathematics
7 39 (4.25%) User Experience
8 34 (3.70%) Equities
9 26 (2.83%) Data Structures
10 25 (2.72%) Hedge funds
11 23 (2.51%) Blog
12 22 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
13 21 (2.29%) Inversion of Control
14 19 (2.07%) N-Tier
15 18 (1.96%) Credit Derivative
15 18 (1.96%) Market Risk
15 18 (1.96%) Mobile App
16 15 (1.63%) Credit Risk
17 14 (1.53%) Client/Server
18 12 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 140 (15.25%) Windows
2 22 (2.40%) UNIX
3 16 (1.74%) Linux
4 9 (0.98%) Android
5 8 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 7 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.54%) Solaris
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (24.18%) TDD
3 191 (20.81%) MVVM
4 168 (18.30%) MVC
5 136 (14.81%) OO
6 123 (13.40%) Multithreading
7 112 (12.20%) Scrum
8 82 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (6.54%) Unit Testing
9 60 (6.54%) BDD
10 59 (6.43%) Software Engineering
11 53 (5.77%) OOD
12 50 (5.45%) CRM
13 48 (5.23%) SOA
14 33 (3.59%) Low Latency
15 32 (3.49%) Domain-Driven Design
16 31 (3.38%) OOP
17 30 (3.27%) Dependency Injection
18 24 (2.61%) Analytics
19 22 (2.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 852 (92.81%) C#
2 299 (32.57%) SQL
3 195 (21.24%) JavaScript
4 117 (12.75%) Java
5 80 (8.71%) XAML
6 65 (7.08%) T-SQL
7 58 (6.32%) C++
8 45 (4.90%) VB.NET
9 43 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 36 (3.92%) VB
11 22 (2.40%) VBA
12 21 (2.29%) F#
13 19 (2.07%) VB6
14 17 (1.85%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.98%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.98%) VBScript
16 7 (0.76%) C
16 7 (0.76%) Python
17 6 (0.65%) Scala
18 5 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (8.28%) Degree
2 23 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.07%) VCP4
4 15 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.65%) MCTS
8 5 (0.54%) MCPD
9 3 (0.33%) ISEB
10 2 (0.22%) HND
10 2 (0.22%) CFA
10 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.59%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) HL7
2 1 (0.11%) Basel III
2 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.87%) Firmware
2 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) GridGain
4 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.87%) Puppet
2 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.65%) Control-M
4 2 (0.22%) WMI
4 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.11%) logstash
5 1 (0.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 149 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 125 (13.62%) Oracle
3 44 (4.79%) TIBCO
4 40 (4.36%) DevExpress
5 26 (2.83%) Infragistics
6 22 (2.40%) Sybase
7 17 (1.85%) Telerik
8 16 (1.74%) IBM
9 9 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.65%) Typemock
11 6 (0.65%) Murex
12 5 (0.54%) Lotus
12 5 (0.54%) Google
12 5 (0.54%) Perforce
12 5 (0.54%) Tableau
12 5 (0.54%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.44%) Syncfusion
13 4 (0.44%) Informatica
14 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg
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East London
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Petersfield, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Hampshire
Roc Search
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Central London / West End
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Rate: 275 - 325
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London
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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