Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 358 361
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -23
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 19 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 19
South East median daily rate £368 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.06% -10.20%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £305
90th Percentile £400 £525 £438
England median daily rate £550 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +15.79% -9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 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 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -15 11 £388 +21.09% 1
Berkshire +7 10 £400 +17.65%
Kent -15 3 £368 +17.60%
Hampshire +10 2 £325 -2.99% 2
Oxfordshire +1 1 £375 +25.00% 1
Surrey -16 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
WPF Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) DevExpress
5 6 (31.58%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (21.05%) LINQ
7 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
7 4 (21.05%) MVVM
7 4 (21.05%) WinForms
7 4 (21.05%) NUnit
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
8 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
8 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Moq
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Caliburn.Micro
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 3 (15.79%) ReSharper

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MSBuild
1 4 (21.05%) NUnit
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Moq
2 3 (15.79%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
1 1 (5.26%) Front Office
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) WPF
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) LINQ
4 4 (21.05%) WinForms
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.79%) Caliburn.Micro
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (5.26%) CSS
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) HTML
6 1 (5.26%) jQuery
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) MVVM
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) Prototyping
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) XAML
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) DevExpress
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Xamarin