The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
UK
Rank 421 505 490
Rank change year-on-year +84 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 166 125 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 97 93
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 £363 £313 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £675 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +17.18% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.17 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.36% -  
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. 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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

WPF Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF Developer in the UK

WPF Developer
Top 30 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 22 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
England +75 152 £513 -6.81% 43
London +22 86 £550 -8.33% 21
South East +31 32 £393 +18.93% 11
East Midlands +17 21 £365 +9.36% 1
Kent +30 18 £396 +20.07% 1
City of London -7 16 £513 -16.32% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 12 £368 -
Nottingham +14 10 £368 -
Scotland - 10 £356 - 1
Glasgow - 6 - -
Gatwick - 5 £388 -
West Sussex - 5 £388 - 2
West Midlands +23 4 £365 +46.00% 2
East Sussex +10 4 - -
Maidstone +4 4 £375 -
East of England -19 4 £419 -4.28% 2
South West - 4 £375 - 2
Edinburgh - 4 £356 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £375 - 1
County Antrim - 4 £375 -
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 £375 -
Hastings - 4 - -
Northamptonshire - 4 £220 -
Derbyshire - 3 £270 -
Northampton - 3 - -
Staffordshire - 3 - - 1
Bristol - 3 £350 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
Berkshire +23 2 - - 3

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 294 (100.00%) WPF
2 286 (97.28%) C#
3 225 (76.53%) .NET
4 171 (58.16%) MVVM
5 126 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 92 (31.29%) TDD
7 90 (30.61%) WCF
7 90 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (22.11%) SQL
9 60 (20.41%) Unit Testing
10 59 (20.07%) .NET Framework
11 55 (18.71%) Multithreading
12 52 (17.69%) Oracle
12 52 (17.69%) OO
13 51 (17.35%) Microsoft
14 46 (15.65%) MVC
14 46 (15.65%) Dependency Injection
15 44 (14.97%) Front Office
16 43 (14.63%) ASP.NET
17 38 (12.93%) Finance
18 37 (12.59%) XAML
18 37 (12.59%) NUnit
18 37 (12.59%) Banking
18 37 (12.59%) Visual Studio
19 34 (11.56%) Scrum
19 34 (11.56%) User Experience
20 33 (11.22%) Windows
21 30 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (10.20%) WinForms
22 29 (9.86%) Fixed Income

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.40%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.68%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.08%) Photoshop
3 9 (3.06%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 13 (4.42%) RMDS
2 2 (0.68%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.06%) AMQP
2 4 (1.36%) snoop
3 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.34%) Skype
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.70%) Big Data
6 5 (1.70%) MySQL
6 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.34%) Power BI
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (12.59%) NUnit
1 37 (12.59%) Visual Studio
2 30 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (8.84%) Git (software)
4 18 (6.12%) ReSharper
5 15 (5.10%) Moq
6 14 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 14 (4.76%) Subversion
7 13 (4.42%) MSBuild
8 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Blend
9 7 (2.38%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.70%) JIRA
11 4 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (1.36%) NCrunch
11 4 (1.36%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.02%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.02%) MSTest
12 3 (1.02%) WinDbg
General
1 44 (14.97%) Front Office
2 38 (12.93%) Finance
3 37 (12.59%) Banking
4 17 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.06%) Back Office
6 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.70%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Avionics
8 2 (0.68%) Military
8 2 (0.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Legal
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (100.00%) WPF
2 225 (76.53%) .NET
3 90 (30.61%) WCF
4 59 (20.07%) .NET Framework
5 43 (14.63%) ASP.NET
6 30 (10.20%) WinForms
7 29 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (9.86%) Entity Framework
8 27 (9.18%) Web Services
9 25 (8.50%) LINQ
10 24 (8.16%) XML
11 19 (6.46%) AngularJS
11 19 (6.46%) Caliburn.Micro
12 18 (6.12%) ADO.NET
12 18 (6.12%) HTML
13 17 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (5.44%) Reactive Extensions
14 16 (5.44%) RESTful
15 13 (4.42%) Angular 2
15 13 (4.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.56%) User Experience
2 29 (9.86%) Fixed Income
3 26 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (5.44%) Fintech
6 13 (4.42%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.40%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.40%) Hedge funds
8 9 (3.06%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.38%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.04%) Equities
11 5 (1.70%) Derivative
12 4 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.36%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.68%) EPoS
13 2 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.22%) Windows
2 5 (1.70%) Linux
2 5 (1.70%) Unix
3 4 (1.36%) Android
3 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.36%) Windows Phone
3 4 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (58.16%) MVVM
2 92 (31.29%) TDD
3 90 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (20.41%) Unit Testing
5 55 (18.71%) Multithreading
6 52 (17.69%) OO
7 46 (15.65%) Dependency Injection
7 46 (15.65%) MVC
8 34 (11.56%) Scrum
9 25 (8.50%) Electronic Trading
10 23 (7.82%) Mathematics
11 20 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (5.78%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.10%) Analytics
13 15 (5.10%) BDD
14 14 (4.76%) Microservices
14 14 (4.76%) OOP
14 14 (4.76%) Physics
15 13 (4.42%) Prototyping
15 13 (4.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 286 (97.28%) C#
2 65 (22.11%) SQL
3 37 (12.59%) XAML
4 26 (8.84%) JavaScript
5 19 (6.46%) VB.NET
6 18 (6.12%) C++
6 18 (6.12%) T-SQL
7 17 (5.78%) Java
8 6 (2.04%) VB
9 5 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.36%) VB6
11 3 (1.02%) Scala
11 3 (1.02%) VBA
12 2 (0.68%) Python
13 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (4.76%) Degree
2 6 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.02%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 52 (17.69%) Oracle
2 51 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.78%) TIBCO
4 15 (5.10%) Telerik
5 13 (4.42%) Reuters
6 12 (4.08%) ION Trading
7 10 (3.40%) Adobe
7 10 (3.40%) Infragistics
8 7 (2.38%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.70%) Sybase
10 4 (1.36%) IBM
10 4 (1.36%) Perforce
10 4 (1.36%) Solace
11 3 (1.02%) Misys
11 3 (1.02%) Sophis
12 2 (0.68%) Calypso
13 1 (0.34%) Bloomberg
13 1 (0.34%) Informatica
13 1 (0.34%) Murex
13 1 (0.34%) Siemens
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago