Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a WPF Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 711 595
Rank change year-on-year +116 -116 -9
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 307 176 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 142 255
UK median daily rate £550 £441 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.65% -15.95% +16.67%
10th Percentile £360 £301 £302
90th Percentile £662 £613 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +4.64% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
UK median hourly rate £46.42 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -2.86% +10.76%
10th Percentile £42.50 £37.90 £40.63
90th Percentile £58.75 £42.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +10.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WPF Developer in the UK

WPF Developer
Top 12 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 6 months to 18 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
England +157 292 £550 +15.79% 24
London +132 241 £585 +11.43% 14
UK excluding London +17 63 £366 +4.64% 10
South East +7 16 £388 +10.71% 3
North of England +71 14 £325 +1.56% 3
North West +36 14 £325 - 1
Scotland +8 12 £300 +3.45%
Midlands +22 8 £385 +7.69% 2
South West +9 7 £400 -
East Midlands +3 6 £385 +4.05% 1
East of England -30 6 £388 +21.09% 2
West Midlands +35 2 - - 1

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 307 (100.00%) WPF
2 297 (96.74%) C#
3 186 (60.59%) .NET
4 136 (44.30%) MVVM
5 126 (41.04%) SQL Server
6 102 (33.22%) WCF
7 101 (32.90%) SQL
8 92 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (28.34%) Front Office
10 79 (25.73%) Finance
10 79 (25.73%) Banking
11 77 (25.08%) Multithreading
12 61 (19.87%) TDD
13 59 (19.22%) OO
14 49 (15.96%) WinForms
15 46 (14.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 46 (14.98%) Greenfield Project
16 45 (14.66%) Derivative
17 41 (13.36%) .NET Framework
18 40 (13.03%) AngularJS
19 37 (12.05%) Electronic Trading
19 37 (12.05%) Fixed Income
20 36 (11.73%) HTML
21 32 (10.42%) Oracle
21 32 (10.42%) Investment Banking
22 31 (10.10%) Unit Testing
23 30 (9.77%) JavaScript
23 30 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
24 29 (9.45%) Reactive Extensions
25 28 (9.12%) Degree

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 11 (3.58%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.98%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.65%) Confluence
4 2 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (3.58%) SimCorp Dimension
2 3 (0.98%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (41.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (6.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 20 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (4.56%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.58%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.58%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.26%) RDBMS
8 10 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.93%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.65%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
14 2 (0.65%) Redis
15 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.21%) JIRA
3 15 (4.89%) Subversion
4 12 (3.91%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.26%) NUnit
5 10 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.61%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.28%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.63%) Maven
8 5 (1.63%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.63%) MSTest
8 5 (1.63%) Robot Framework
9 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.30%) Moq
9 4 (1.30%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Blend
10 3 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.65%) AccuRev
General
1 87 (28.34%) Front Office
2 79 (25.73%) Banking
2 79 (25.73%) Finance
3 32 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.93%) Back Office
5 4 (1.30%) Advertising
5 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.98%) Digital Economy
6 3 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Law
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (100.00%) WPF
2 186 (60.59%) .NET
3 102 (33.22%) WCF
4 49 (15.96%) WinForms
5 41 (13.36%) .NET Framework
6 40 (13.03%) AngularJS
7 36 (11.73%) HTML
8 29 (9.45%) Reactive Extensions
9 25 (8.14%) HTML5
9 25 (8.14%) Task Parallel Library
10 17 (5.54%) Entity Framework
11 16 (5.21%) ASP.NET
12 15 (4.89%) LINQ
13 14 (4.56%) XML
14 13 (4.23%) CSS
15 12 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (3.91%) Unity DI Container
16 11 (3.58%) JSON
16 11 (3.58%) Web Services
17 10 (3.26%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 46 (14.98%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (14.66%) Derivative
3 37 (12.05%) Fixed Income
4 26 (8.47%) Computer Science
5 22 (7.17%) Data Structures
6 21 (6.84%) Market Risk
7 20 (6.51%) Equities
8 18 (5.86%) Algorithms
8 18 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (4.89%) User Experience
10 13 (4.23%) Hedge funds
11 10 (3.26%) Credit Risk
12 9 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (2.93%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (2.61%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.63%) Fintech
15 3 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
16 2 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.65%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.17%) Windows
2 14 (4.56%) Linux
3 4 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.30%) Unix
4 2 (0.65%) Android
4 2 (0.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (44.30%) MVVM
2 92 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (25.08%) Multithreading
4 61 (19.87%) TDD
5 59 (19.22%) OO
6 37 (12.05%) Electronic Trading
7 31 (10.10%) Unit Testing
8 27 (8.79%) Mathematics
8 27 (8.79%) Scrum
9 25 (8.14%) Analytics
10 23 (7.49%) OOD
11 22 (7.17%) MVC
11 22 (7.17%) SOA
12 21 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (6.19%) Dependency Injection
13 19 (6.19%) Test Automation
14 18 (5.86%) Greeks
14 18 (5.86%) Multithreaded Programming
14 18 (5.86%) OOP
15 16 (5.21%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 297 (96.74%) C#
2 101 (32.90%) SQL
3 30 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 24 (7.82%) Java
5 23 (7.49%) T-SQL
6 20 (6.51%) XAML
7 16 (5.21%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.56%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.91%) C++
10 7 (2.28%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.95%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.65%) VB
13 2 (0.65%) VBA
14 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.33%) VB6
14 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (9.12%) Degree
2 8 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) MiFID
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 32 (10.42%) Oracle
2 20 (6.51%) DevExpress
3 19 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.91%) Charles River
5 11 (3.58%) SimCorp
5 11 (3.58%) TIBCO
6 10 (3.26%) Infragistics
7 7 (2.28%) Bloomberg
8 5 (1.63%) MarketAxess
8 5 (1.63%) Sybase
8 5 (1.63%) Tradeweb
9 4 (1.30%) Telerik
10 3 (0.98%) Adobe
10 3 (0.98%) ESRI
10 3 (0.98%) Murex
10 3 (0.98%) OpenLink
11 2 (0.65%) Cadence
11 2 (0.65%) IBM
11 2 (0.65%) Reuters
11 2 (0.65%) Typemock