The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 16.67% 3.70% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Abingdon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Abingdon 50.00% 25.93% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate £413 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Abingdon region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Abingdon

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (40.00%) C++/CLI
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) C++
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Perforce
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) Social Media

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Abingdon region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C++/CLI
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Perforce
3 1 (20.00%) Infragistics