The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 438 576 483
Rank change year-on-year +138 -93  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 173 75 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 62 121
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 £318 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £631 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year +7.40% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.54% -  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF Developer in the UK

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF Developer in the UK

WPF Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF Developer in the UK

WPF Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF Developer in the UK

WPF Developer
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England +117 156 £513 -6.81% 29
London +81 117 £525 -12.50% 16
UK excluding London +66 56 £363 +7.40% 14
South East +29 19 £425 +30.76% 8
Scotland - 12 £300 - 1
Midlands +26 10 £335 -1.47% 1
South West +4 7 £406 +11.30%
Northern Ireland - 5 £475 -
North of England +59 3 £375 +17.18% 2

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 349 (100.00%) WPF
2 332 (95.13%) C#
3 243 (69.63%) .NET
4 191 (54.73%) MVVM
5 152 (43.55%) SQL Server
6 110 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
7 106 (30.37%) WCF
8 104 (29.80%) TDD
8 104 (29.80%) Finance
9 91 (26.07%) SQL
10 88 (25.21%) Oracle
11 79 (22.64%) Banking
12 78 (22.35%) Front Office
13 74 (21.20%) Multithreading
14 65 (18.62%) Microsoft
15 57 (16.33%) MVC
16 54 (15.47%) OO
17 51 (14.61%) ASP.NET
18 48 (13.75%) .NET Framework
19 47 (13.47%) Unit Testing
19 47 (13.47%) WinForms
20 46 (13.18%) XAML
21 44 (12.61%) NUnit
22 42 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (12.03%) Dependency Injection
23 41 (11.75%) Java
24 39 (11.17%) Fixed Income
24 39 (11.17%) Greenfield Project
25 37 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
26 36 (10.32%) Scrum

WPF Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.15%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (3.44%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (4.01%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.01%) AMQP
2 2 (0.57%) Link 16
3 1 (0.29%) snoop
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (43.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.58%) Big Data
8 8 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.72%) MySQL
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.29%) Redis
14 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (12.61%) NUnit
2 37 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (6.88%) Visual Studio
4 19 (5.44%) ReSharper
5 17 (4.87%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.87%) Moq
6 15 (4.30%) MSBuild
7 14 (4.01%) SpecFlow
8 11 (3.15%) Subversion
9 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (1.15%) MSTest
10 4 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.86%) JIRA
11 3 (0.86%) WinDbg
12 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.57%) LINQPad
12 2 (0.57%) Maven
12 2 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 104 (29.80%) Finance
2 79 (22.64%) Banking
3 78 (22.35%) Front Office
4 35 (10.03%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.72%) Back Office
6 10 (2.87%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Digital Economy
7 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.86%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Avionics
8 2 (0.57%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (100.00%) WPF
2 243 (69.63%) .NET
3 106 (30.37%) WCF
4 51 (14.61%) ASP.NET
5 48 (13.75%) .NET Framework
6 47 (13.47%) WinForms
7 34 (9.74%) HTML
8 31 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (8.31%) Web Services
10 27 (7.74%) AngularJS
10 27 (7.74%) Entity Framework
10 27 (7.74%) HTML5
11 25 (7.16%) LINQ
12 23 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (6.59%) RESTful
13 21 (6.02%) ADO.NET
13 21 (6.02%) Caliburn.Micro
14 20 (5.73%) Silverlight
15 19 (5.44%) Angular 2
15 19 (5.44%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.17%) Fixed Income
1 39 (11.17%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (9.74%) User Experience
3 31 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.88%) Virtual Team
5 22 (6.30%) Computer Science
5 22 (6.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (5.73%) Data Structures
7 19 (5.44%) Derivative
7 19 (5.44%) Equities
8 17 (4.87%) Client/Server
9 13 (3.72%) Algorithms
9 13 (3.72%) Hedge funds
10 12 (3.44%) Fintech
10 12 (3.44%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.43%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.57%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.74%) Windows
2 10 (2.87%) Linux
3 5 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (54.73%) MVVM
2 110 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (29.80%) TDD
4 74 (21.20%) Multithreading
5 57 (16.33%) MVC
6 54 (15.47%) OO
7 47 (13.47%) Unit Testing
8 42 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (12.03%) Dependency Injection
9 36 (10.32%) Scrum
10 29 (8.31%) Mathematics
11 25 (7.16%) Electronic Trading
12 23 (6.59%) Analytics
13 22 (6.30%) Software Engineering
14 21 (6.02%) Multithreaded Programming
15 20 (5.73%) OOP
16 19 (5.44%) Physics
17 18 (5.16%) Visualisation
18 17 (4.87%) Capital Modelling
18 17 (4.87%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 332 (95.13%) C#
2 91 (26.07%) SQL
3 46 (13.18%) XAML
4 41 (11.75%) Java
5 35 (10.03%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.74%) C++
7 22 (6.30%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.15%) Python
10 7 (2.01%) VB
11 6 (1.72%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.43%) VB6
13 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.57%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.29%) Perl
15 1 (0.29%) R
15 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (6.59%) Degree
2 10 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 88 (25.21%) Oracle
2 65 (18.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.73%) Infragistics
4 17 (4.87%) TIBCO
5 14 (4.01%) Reuters
6 13 (3.72%) ION Trading
6 13 (3.72%) Telerik
7 12 (3.44%) Adobe
7 12 (3.44%) DevExpress
8 9 (2.58%) Sybase
9 2 (0.57%) ESRI
9 2 (0.57%) Google
9 2 (0.57%) IBM
9 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.57%) Solace
9 2 (0.57%) Syncfusion
9 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.29%) Perforce
10 1 (0.29%) Splunk
10 1 (0.29%) StreamBase
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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