The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 374 258
Rank change year-on-year +133 -116  
Contract jobs citing WPF 405 274 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.55% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 1.91% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 211 322
Median daily rate £513 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.83 £41.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.95% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.25 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £44.25 £49.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +9.09% +20.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13677 14326 14175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.21% 29.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9502 10197 9645
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 191
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in England

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in England

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in England

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in England

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WPF in England

WPF
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +64 255 £563 -1.31% 69
South West +36 41 £325 -9.09% 10
South East +27 31 £400 +2.56% 31
East Midlands -6 19 £368 -13.52% 12
West Midlands +40 17 £335 -20.00% 15
North West +31 17 £339 -3.21% 17
East of England +1 16 £410 +17.14% 16
North East - 4 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +10 3 £320 -1.53% 12
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for WPF.

1 722 (93.28%) C#
2 575 (74.29%) .NET
3 316 (40.83%) SQL Server
4 284 (36.69%) SQL
5 267 (34.50%) WCF
6 257 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
7 254 (32.82%) MVVM
8 242 (31.27%) TDD
9 193 (24.94%) Finance
10 189 (24.42%) MVC
11 176 (22.74%) ASP.NET
12 165 (21.32%) Front Office
13 153 (19.77%) Banking
13 153 (19.77%) Microsoft
14 152 (19.64%) HTML
15 147 (18.99%) Multithreading
16 143 (18.48%) JavaScript
17 129 (16.67%) WinForms
18 120 (15.50%) Oracle
19 113 (14.60%) Unit Testing
19 113 (14.60%) .NET Framework
20 103 (13.31%) Scrum
21 102 (13.18%) Java
22 101 (13.05%) Team Foundation Server
23 100 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
24 99 (12.79%) OO
25 91 (11.76%) Windows
26 90 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
27 88 (11.37%) CSS
27 88 (11.37%) Software Engineering

WPF
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 21 (2.71%) NServiceBus
2 16 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.55%) ArcGIS
4 11 (1.42%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
6 7 (0.90%) CMS
7 5 (0.65%) IIS
8 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.39%) ThingWorx
9 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) Confluence
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.23%) ION MarketView
2 15 (1.94%) RMDS
3 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.29%) Link 16
2 8 (1.03%) AMQP
3 5 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.39%) RS-232
5 2 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.13%) NFC
6 1 (0.13%) PPP
6 1 (0.13%) SMPP
6 1 (0.13%) snoop
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (40.83%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 36 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (3.88%) Oracle Database
6 27 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.71%) Big Data
8 19 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (2.07%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.55%) Redis
11 12 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.42%) MySQL
12 11 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.29%) Power BI
14 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 101 (13.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (9.30%) NUnit
3 68 (8.79%) Visual Studio
4 33 (4.26%) Mockito
5 32 (4.13%) Git (software)
6 24 (3.10%) JUnit
7 23 (2.97%) Subversion
8 22 (2.84%) TestNG
9 21 (2.71%) Moq
10 20 (2.58%) SpecFlow
11 19 (2.45%) ReSharper
12 18 (2.33%) MSBuild
13 17 (2.20%) JIRA
14 15 (1.94%) Maven
14 15 (1.94%) MSTest
14 15 (1.94%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.81%) Jenkins
16 11 (1.42%) Gradle
17 9 (1.16%) AccuRev
17 9 (1.16%) Axure RP
General
1 193 (24.94%) Finance
2 165 (21.32%) Front Office
3 153 (19.77%) Banking
4 76 (9.82%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.33%) Back Office
5 18 (2.33%) Marketing
6 13 (1.68%) Advertising
7 10 (1.29%) Avionics
7 10 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.29%) Military
8 4 (0.52%) Automotive
9 3 (0.39%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Billing
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Games
10 2 (0.26%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 676 (87.34%) Developer
2 463 (59.82%) C# Developer
3 322 (41.60%) WPF Developer
4 260 (33.59%) .NET Developer
5 250 (32.30%) C# WPF Developer
6 152 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 73 (9.43%) Senior Developer
8 56 (7.24%) UI Developer
9 55 (7.11%) Software Developer
9 55 (7.11%) SQL Developer
10 53 (6.85%) WCF Developer
11 50 (6.46%) WinForms Developer
12 48 (6.20%) Senior C# Developer
13 43 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
13 43 (5.56%) C# WCF Developer
14 40 (5.17%) Front Office Developer
15 36 (4.65%) Angular Developer
16 35 (4.52%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
16 35 (4.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 35 (4.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (74.29%) .NET
2 267 (34.50%) WCF
3 176 (22.74%) ASP.NET
4 152 (19.64%) HTML
5 129 (16.67%) WinForms
6 113 (14.60%) .NET Framework
7 100 (12.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 88 (11.37%) CSS
9 83 (10.72%) HTML5
10 82 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 81 (10.47%) AngularJS
12 60 (7.75%) XML
13 54 (6.98%) LINQ
14 53 (6.85%) Entity Framework
15 44 (5.68%) Web Services
16 41 (5.30%) React
17 39 (5.04%) Silverlight
18 37 (4.78%) RESTful
19 34 (4.39%) jQuery
19 34 (4.39%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.47%) Fixed Income
2 65 (8.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 60 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
4 53 (6.85%) User Experience
5 48 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (5.56%) Derivative
7 38 (4.91%) Computer Science
8 35 (4.52%) Equities
9 26 (3.36%) Hedge funds
9 26 (3.36%) Virtual Team
10 24 (3.10%) Client/Server
11 21 (2.71%) Data Structures
12 16 (2.07%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (1.55%) Fintech
14 12 (1.55%) Market Risk
15 9 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.16%) N-Tier
16 8 (1.03%) Algorithms
17 7 (0.90%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 91 (11.76%) Windows
2 16 (2.07%) Unix
3 13 (1.68%) Linux
4 12 (1.55%) Android
5 9 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.39%) Solaris
6 3 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (33.20%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (32.82%) MVVM
3 242 (31.27%) TDD
4 189 (24.42%) MVC
5 147 (18.99%) Multithreading
6 113 (14.60%) Unit Testing
7 103 (13.31%) Scrum
8 99 (12.79%) OO
9 90 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
10 88 (11.37%) Software Engineering
11 72 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 63 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 58 (7.49%) SDLC
14 55 (7.11%) Multithreaded Programming
15 54 (6.98%) Electronic Trading
16 45 (5.81%) BDD
17 41 (5.30%) Mathematics
18 40 (5.17%) SOLID
19 37 (4.78%) Web Development
20 30 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 722 (93.28%) C#
2 284 (36.69%) SQL
3 143 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 102 (13.18%) Java
5 73 (9.43%) C++
6 56 (7.24%) XAML
7 42 (5.43%) VB.NET
8 37 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 32 (4.13%) Python
10 27 (3.49%) VB
11 21 (2.71%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 16 (2.07%) VBA
14 14 (1.81%) C
15 10 (1.29%) TypeScript
15 10 (1.29%) VB6
16 8 (1.03%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.78%) ES6
17 6 (0.78%) Perl
18 2 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (8.66%) Degree
2 53 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.78%) CFA
8 3 (0.39%) MBA
9 2 (0.26%) ISEB
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.23%) QA
2 10 (1.29%) MIL-STD-1553
3 3 (0.39%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Firmware
2 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 153 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 120 (15.50%) Oracle
3 40 (5.17%) TIBCO
4 38 (4.91%) ION Trading
5 32 (4.13%) DevExpress
6 26 (3.36%) Telerik
7 24 (3.10%) Reuters
8 23 (2.97%) Syncfusion
9 21 (2.71%) Infragistics
10 17 (2.20%) Sybase
11 13 (1.68%) Bloomberg
11 13 (1.68%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.65%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.52%) Google
13 4 (0.52%) GUPTA
13 4 (0.52%) IBM
14 3 (0.39%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.39%) SAP
14 3 (0.39%) Sun
15 2 (0.26%) Murex
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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