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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 103 111 136
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.80% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 3.41% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
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£375 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
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
496 615 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.57% 23.46% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 357 220
Average daily rate £363 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £32.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 1 October 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
Slough -4 8 £375 +11.11%
Reading +6 1 - - 4
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 2
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (95.65%) C#
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
3 15 (65.22%) WCF
4 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 11 (47.83%) OO
7 9 (39.13%) HTML
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) MVC
8 8 (34.78%) Degree
8 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
9 7 (30.43%) QA
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
9 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
9 7 (30.43%) VBScript
9 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
9 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
9 7 (30.43%) IIS
9 7 (30.43%) J2EE
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
10 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
11 5 (21.74%) Web Services
12 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (17.39%) Ajax
12 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (17.39%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (30.43%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) AutoCAD
2 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Applications Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Applications Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
8 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Designer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) WCF
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 7 (30.43%) Hibernate
5 7 (30.43%) J2EE
6 6 (26.09%) Silverlight
7 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 3 (13.04%) WF
9 3 (13.04%) WinForms
9 3 (13.04%) CAML
9 3 (13.04%) XSLT
9 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
10 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
11 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (4.35%) RESTful
11 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) MVVM
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) Content Management
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Operations Research
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) VBScript
4 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
4 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) XAML
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SolidWorks
3 1 (4.35%) Autodesk