The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 253 218
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 19 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.18% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 34
Median daily rate £425 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £413 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +7.40% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +53.33% -  

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 7309 8525 8846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.59% 94.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15228 19064 18935
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1321 1745
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 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
Kent +6 11 £400 -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Surrey +10 2 £513 +57.69% 1
Hampshire +6 1 £275 - 3
Oxfordshire -5 1 £425 - 1
WPF Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 59 (100.00%) WPF
2 57 (96.61%) C#
3 56 (94.92%) .NET
4 50 (84.75%) WCF
5 48 (81.36%) Oracle
6 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
7 32 (54.24%) MVVM
8 30 (50.85%) Unit Testing
9 29 (49.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
11 22 (37.29%) MVC
12 19 (32.20%) WinForms
13 18 (30.51%) SQL
13 18 (30.51%) LINQ
13 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (28.81%) VB.NET
15 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (25.42%) Prototyping
16 15 (25.42%) Moq
16 15 (25.42%) MSBuild
16 15 (25.42%) Caliburn.Micro
16 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 15 (25.42%) NUnit
16 15 (25.42%) ReSharper
16 15 (25.42%) ADO.NET
16 15 (25.42%) Client/Server
17 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
17 13 (22.03%) RESTful

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 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (49.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (25.42%) Moq
2 15 (25.42%) MSBuild
2 15 (25.42%) NUnit
2 15 (25.42%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) WPF
2 56 (94.92%) .NET
3 50 (84.75%) WCF
4 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
5 19 (32.20%) WinForms
6 18 (30.51%) LINQ
7 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (25.42%) ADO.NET
8 15 (25.42%) Caliburn.Micro
8 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 13 (22.03%) RESTful
10 12 (20.34%) Web Services
11 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.69%) jQuery
12 1 (1.69%) REST
12 1 (1.69%) SOAP
12 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Client/Server
2 12 (20.34%) Mobile App
3 11 (18.64%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (18.64%) Virtual Team
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (54.24%) MVVM
2 30 (50.85%) Unit Testing
3 22 (37.29%) MVC
4 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (25.42%) Prototyping
7 12 (20.34%) Multithreaded Programming
7 12 (20.34%) Multithreading
8 11 (18.64%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (10.17%) TDD
10 3 (5.08%) SOLID
11 2 (3.39%) Scrum
12 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.69%) Logistics
12 1 (1.69%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (1.69%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) C#
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 48 (81.36%) Oracle
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.64%) Infragistics