The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £396 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 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 / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 250 247
Rank change year-on-year +43 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 41 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Median daily rate £396 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.07% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £353
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 South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in the South East

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in the South East

WPF Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF Developer in the South East

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Kent +31 23 £400 +21.21% 2
West Sussex - 8 £388 - 1
East Sussex +12 5 - -
Berkshire +26 2 - - 2
Surrey +7 2 £490 +26.45%
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
WPF Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) WPF
2 51 (98.08%) C#
3 47 (90.38%) .NET
4 36 (69.23%) WCF
5 34 (65.38%) Oracle
6 32 (61.54%) MVVM
7 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
8 25 (48.08%) Unit Testing
9 22 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
10 21 (40.38%) MVC
11 18 (34.62%) WinForms
11 18 (34.62%) SQL
11 18 (34.62%) LINQ
12 17 (32.69%) VB.NET
13 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (28.85%) Prototyping
14 15 (28.85%) Moq
14 15 (28.85%) MSBuild
14 15 (28.85%) Caliburn.Micro
14 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 15 (28.85%) ReSharper
14 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (28.85%) NUnit
14 15 (28.85%) ADO.NET
14 15 (28.85%) Client/Server
15 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
16 7 (13.46%) TDD

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (28.85%) Moq
2 15 (28.85%) MSBuild
2 15 (28.85%) NUnit
2 15 (28.85%) ReSharper
3 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (5.77%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) git-flow
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) MSTest
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) WPF
2 47 (90.38%) .NET
3 36 (69.23%) WCF
4 21 (40.38%) ASP.NET
5 18 (34.62%) LINQ
5 18 (34.62%) WinForms
6 15 (28.85%) ADO.NET
6 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (28.85%) Caliburn.Micro
6 15 (28.85%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 6 (11.54%) RESTful
8 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.62%) Web Services
9 3 (5.77%) XML
10 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (1.92%) CSS
10 1 (1.92%) HTML
10 1 (1.92%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.62%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) MVVM
2 25 (48.08%) Unit Testing
3 21 (40.38%) MVC
4 16 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.85%) Prototyping
6 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
8 6 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (11.54%) Multithreaded Programming
9 5 (9.62%) Low Latency
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
11 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.92%) Defect Management
12 1 (1.92%) Logistics
12 1 (1.92%) Software Architecture
12 1 (1.92%) SOLID
12 1 (1.92%) UML
12 1 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.92%) VMware