The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 111 122 132
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.58% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 2.12% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £450 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
WPF
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 613 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.89% 23.89% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 336 225
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 3 - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 2
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) C#
3 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
4 14 (51.85%) WCF
5 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
6 10 (37.04%) OO
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 8 (29.63%) Web Development
8 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.93%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
9 6 (22.22%) Project Management
9 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 6 (22.22%) VBScript
9 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
9 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (22.22%) IIS
9 6 (22.22%) QA
9 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
9 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
9 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Applications Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) WPF Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Designer
6 2 (7.41%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) User Experience Designer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) WCF
4 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 6 (22.22%) J2EE
5 6 (22.22%) Silverlight
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
7 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 3 (11.11%) CAML
8 3 (11.11%) WF
8 3 (11.11%) WinForms
8 3 (11.11%) XSLT
8 3 (11.11%) ADO.NET
9 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.70%) RESTful
10 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.70%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) OO
2 8 (29.63%) Web Development
3 7 (25.93%) MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) MVVM
6 3 (11.11%) Content Management
6 3 (11.11%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) DevOps
8 1 (3.70%) Operations Research
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) VBScript
4 6 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) XAML
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SolidWorks
3 1 (3.70%) Autodesk