Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 709 573
Rank change year-on-year +140 -136 +11
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 295 162 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 128 250
England median daily rate £550 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +6.87%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £306
90th Percentile £662 £616 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £445 £525
% change year-on-year +23.60% -15.24% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
England median hourly rate £46.42 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -2.86% +10.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.90 £40.63
90th Percentile £58.75 £42.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £46.42 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +9.21% -2.86% +10.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured WPF Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in England

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in England

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF Developer in England

WPF Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF Developer in England

WPF Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WPF Developer in England

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +124 242 £580 +12.08% 19
South East -4 18 £368 +5.00% 5
North of England +60 14 £325 +0.78% 4
North West +32 14 £325 - 2
Midlands +16 8 £385 +7.69% 2
South West -10 7 £400 - 1
East Midlands -3 6 £385 +4.05% 1
East of England -16 6 £388 +21.09% 3
West Midlands +21 2 - - 1
WPF Developer
UK

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 295 (100.00%) WPF
2 285 (96.61%) C#
3 176 (59.66%) .NET
4 131 (44.41%) MVVM
5 127 (43.05%) SQL Server
6 105 (35.59%) WCF
7 104 (35.25%) SQL
8 85 (28.81%) Front Office
9 83 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (26.44%) Banking
11 76 (25.76%) Multithreading
12 72 (24.41%) Finance
13 59 (20.00%) TDD
14 56 (18.98%) OO
15 47 (15.93%) WinForms
16 46 (15.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 46 (15.59%) Greenfield Project
17 45 (15.25%) Derivative
18 43 (14.58%) .NET Framework
19 37 (12.54%) AngularJS
19 37 (12.54%) Fixed Income
20 36 (12.20%) Electronic Trading
21 35 (11.86%) HTML
22 33 (11.19%) Oracle
23 32 (10.85%) Unit Testing
23 32 (10.85%) Investment Banking
24 30 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
25 29 (9.83%) Reactive Extensions
25 29 (9.83%) JavaScript
26 28 (9.49%) Degree

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (3.39%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.02%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.68%) Confluence
4 2 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (3.73%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (1.02%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (43.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (7.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (6.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.07%) MongoDB
8 10 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.05%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.05%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.68%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.68%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.68%) Redis
15 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (5.76%) JIRA
3 16 (5.42%) Subversion
4 12 (4.07%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.07%) NUnit
5 9 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (3.05%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.71%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.37%) MSBuild
7 7 (2.37%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.03%) Moq
8 6 (2.03%) ReSharper
9 5 (1.69%) Maven
9 5 (1.69%) MSTest
9 5 (1.69%) Robot Framework
10 4 (1.36%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.02%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (0.68%) AccuRev
12 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 85 (28.81%) Front Office
2 78 (26.44%) Banking
3 72 (24.41%) Finance
4 32 (10.85%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.05%) Back Office
6 4 (1.36%) Advertising
6 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.02%) Digital Economy
7 3 (1.02%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (100.00%) WPF
2 176 (59.66%) .NET
3 105 (35.59%) WCF
4 47 (15.93%) WinForms
5 43 (14.58%) .NET Framework
6 37 (12.54%) AngularJS
7 35 (11.86%) HTML
8 29 (9.83%) Reactive Extensions
9 26 (8.81%) Task Parallel Library
10 24 (8.14%) HTML5
11 18 (6.10%) ASP.NET
11 18 (6.10%) Entity Framework
12 17 (5.76%) LINQ
13 14 (4.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (4.75%) XML
14 13 (4.41%) CSS
15 11 (3.73%) Unity DI Container
16 10 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (3.39%) JSON
16 10 (3.39%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 46 (15.59%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (15.25%) Derivative
3 37 (12.54%) Fixed Income
4 26 (8.81%) Computer Science
5 22 (7.46%) Data Structures
5 22 (7.46%) Market Risk
6 19 (6.44%) Equities
7 18 (6.10%) Algorithms
7 18 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (4.41%) Hedge funds
9 11 (3.73%) Credit Risk
9 11 (3.73%) User Experience
10 10 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (3.05%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (2.03%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (1.02%) Fintech
14 2 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.78%) Windows
2 14 (4.75%) Linux
3 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.36%) Unix
4 2 (0.68%) Android
4 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (44.41%) MVVM
2 83 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (25.76%) Multithreading
4 59 (20.00%) TDD
5 56 (18.98%) OO
6 36 (12.20%) Electronic Trading
7 32 (10.85%) Unit Testing
8 27 (9.15%) Mathematics
9 25 (8.47%) Analytics
9 25 (8.47%) Scrum
10 23 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (7.80%) MVC
10 23 (7.80%) OOD
11 22 (7.46%) SOA
12 19 (6.44%) Dependency Injection
12 19 (6.44%) Test Automation
13 18 (6.10%) Greeks
14 17 (5.76%) Multithreaded Programming
15 16 (5.42%) Low Latency
16 15 (5.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 285 (96.61%) C#
2 104 (35.25%) SQL
3 29 (9.83%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.14%) T-SQL
5 21 (7.12%) Java
6 17 (5.76%) XAML
7 15 (5.08%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.75%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.07%) C++
10 8 (2.71%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.03%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.68%) VB
12 2 (0.68%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.34%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.49%) Degree
2 8 (2.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) MiFID
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.34%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (11.19%) Oracle
2 19 (6.44%) DevExpress
3 15 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.07%) Charles River
5 11 (3.73%) SimCorp
5 11 (3.73%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.37%) Bloomberg
6 7 (2.37%) Infragistics
7 5 (1.69%) MarketAxess
7 5 (1.69%) Sybase
7 5 (1.69%) Tradeweb
8 4 (1.36%) Telerik
9 3 (1.02%) ESRI
9 3 (1.02%) Murex
9 3 (1.02%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.68%) Cadence
10 2 (0.68%) IBM
10 2 (0.68%) Reuters
10 2 (0.68%) Typemock
10 2 (0.68%) Xamarin