The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
UK / England
Rank 424 487 470
Rank change year-on-year +63 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 161 128 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.27% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 102 98
Median daily rate £513 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +17.18% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% -  
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 25 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
London +44 90 £550 -8.33% 21
South East +38 37 £393 +18.93% 11
East Midlands +13 20 £368 +10.11% 3
South West - 5 £375 - 1
West Midlands +15 4 £365 +46.00% 2
East of England -14 4 £419 +19.64% 2
North East -11 1 - -
WPF Developer
UK

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 282 (100.00%) WPF
2 273 (96.81%) C#
3 218 (77.30%) .NET
4 165 (58.51%) MVVM
5 123 (43.62%) SQL Server
6 92 (32.62%) TDD
7 87 (30.85%) WCF
8 83 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (21.28%) SQL
9 60 (21.28%) Unit Testing
10 53 (18.79%) Multithreading
11 52 (18.44%) Oracle
12 50 (17.73%) .NET Framework
13 47 (16.67%) MVC
14 45 (15.96%) Microsoft
15 44 (15.60%) ASP.NET
15 44 (15.60%) Dependency Injection
16 42 (14.89%) Front Office
16 42 (14.89%) OO
17 39 (13.83%) NUnit
18 33 (11.70%) Banking
18 33 (11.70%) Windows
18 33 (11.70%) Visual Studio
19 32 (11.35%) WinForms
20 31 (10.99%) XAML
20 31 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (10.64%) Finance
21 30 (10.64%) Scrum
22 29 (10.28%) Fixed Income
23 28 (9.93%) User Experience

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (3.55%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (0.71%) ArcGIS
2 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.35%) Confluence
3 1 (0.35%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.35%) IIS
3 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (4.61%) RMDS
2 2 (0.71%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) AMQP
2 4 (1.42%) snoop
3 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (43.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.13%) Big Data
6 5 (1.77%) MySQL
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.35%) Power BI
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (13.83%) NUnit
2 33 (11.70%) Visual Studio
3 31 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 19 (6.74%) ReSharper
6 16 (5.67%) Moq
7 14 (4.96%) MSBuild
7 14 (4.96%) SpecFlow
8 13 (4.61%) Subversion
9 7 (2.48%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.13%) Microsoft Blend
11 5 (1.77%) JIRA
12 4 (1.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (1.42%) NCrunch
12 4 (1.42%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.06%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.06%) MSTest
13 3 (1.06%) WinDbg
General
1 42 (14.89%) Front Office
2 33 (11.70%) Banking
3 30 (10.64%) Finance
4 18 (6.38%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.55%) Back Office
6 6 (2.13%) Marketing
7 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Avionics
8 2 (0.71%) Military
8 2 (0.71%) Retail
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (100.00%) WPF
2 218 (77.30%) .NET
3 87 (30.85%) WCF
4 50 (17.73%) .NET Framework
5 44 (15.60%) ASP.NET
6 32 (11.35%) WinForms
7 27 (9.57%) LINQ
8 26 (9.22%) Entity Framework
9 25 (8.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (7.80%) XML
11 20 (7.09%) Caliburn.Micro
11 20 (7.09%) HTML
12 18 (6.38%) AngularJS
12 18 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (6.03%) Reactive Extensions
14 15 (5.32%) ADO.NET
14 15 (5.32%) Web Services
15 14 (4.96%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 13 (4.61%) Angular 2
17 12 (4.26%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.28%) Fixed Income
2 28 (9.93%) User Experience
3 24 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (5.32%) Fintech
6 14 (4.96%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.90%) Data Structures
8 10 (3.55%) Hedge funds
8 10 (3.55%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.84%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.13%) Equities
11 5 (1.77%) Derivative
12 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.71%) EPoS
14 2 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.71%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.71%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.70%) Windows
2 5 (1.77%) Linux
2 5 (1.77%) Unix
3 4 (1.42%) Android
3 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.42%) Windows Phone
3 4 (1.42%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (58.51%) MVVM
2 92 (32.62%) TDD
3 83 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (21.28%) Unit Testing
5 53 (18.79%) Multithreading
6 47 (16.67%) MVC
7 44 (15.60%) Dependency Injection
8 42 (14.89%) OO
9 30 (10.64%) Scrum
10 25 (8.87%) Electronic Trading
11 24 (8.51%) Mathematics
12 21 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (6.38%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.67%) Analytics
15 15 (5.32%) BDD
15 15 (5.32%) Physics
16 14 (4.96%) Microservices
16 14 (4.96%) Prototyping
17 12 (4.26%) Low Latency
18 10 (3.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 273 (96.81%) C#
2 60 (21.28%) SQL
3 31 (10.99%) XAML
4 27 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.45%) VB.NET
6 19 (6.74%) C++
7 15 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.26%) Java
9 6 (2.13%) VB
10 4 (1.42%) VB6
11 3 (1.06%) Python
11 3 (1.06%) Scala
11 3 (1.06%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (5.32%) Degree
2 7 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.06%) PhD
6 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 52 (18.44%) Oracle
2 45 (15.96%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.03%) TIBCO
4 13 (4.61%) Reuters
4 13 (4.61%) Telerik
5 12 (4.26%) ION Trading
6 10 (3.55%) Infragistics
7 6 (2.13%) DevExpress
8 4 (1.42%) Adobe
8 4 (1.42%) IBM
8 4 (1.42%) Solace
9 3 (1.06%) Misys
9 3 (1.06%) Perforce
9 3 (1.06%) Sophis
10 2 (0.71%) Calypso
11 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.35%) Charles River
11 1 (0.35%) Informatica
11 1 (0.35%) Murex
11 1 (0.35%) Siemens
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