The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 93 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 18 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.21% 0.12% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.13% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 9
Median daily rate £368 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £307 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £361 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +17.18% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 -
% change year-on-year +9.45% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1437 1565 1620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.51% 96.43% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 917 888
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 62 99
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in the East Midlands

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF Developer in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in the East Midlands

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF Developer in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF Developer in the East Midlands

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Nottinghamshire +15 10 £368 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £220 -
Lincolnshire -6 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £270 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £385 - 1
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 30 (93.75%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
4 18 (56.25%) TDD
4 18 (56.25%) MVVM
4 18 (56.25%) OO
5 16 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 16 (50.00%) WCF
6 15 (46.88%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.38%) VB
10 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (9.38%) LINQ
10 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (9.38%) Scrum
10 3 (9.38%) Windows
10 3 (9.38%) SOLID
10 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
11 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
11 2 (6.25%) UML
11 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (6.25%) EPoS
11 2 (6.25%) Military

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (6.25%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Blend
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Avionics
1 2 (6.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) WPF
2 30 (93.75%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) .NET Framework
4 16 (50.00%) WCF
5 15 (46.88%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.38%) LINQ
8 2 (6.25%) COM
8 2 (6.25%) DCOM
8 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET
9 1 (3.13%) CSS
9 1 (3.13%) CSS3
9 1 (3.13%) HTML
9 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EPoS
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) MVVM
1 18 (56.25%) OO
1 18 (56.25%) TDD
2 16 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) SOLID
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) BDD
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.13%) Microservices
6 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Telerik
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter