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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 114 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.68% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 2.72% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +16.12%
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
530 625 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.98% 24.90% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 348 260
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £38.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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 5 £375 +11.11% 1
Reading +5 3 - - 8
Newbury - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 21 (87.50%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 15 (62.50%) WCF
4 13 (54.17%) MVC
5 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) OO
7 9 (37.50%) Degree
7 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
8 8 (33.33%) QA
8 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (33.33%) IIS
8 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 8 (33.33%) Project Management
8 8 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 8 (33.33%) J2EE
8 8 (33.33%) Oracle
9 7 (29.17%) VBScript
9 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
9 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.50%) MVVM
12 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 3 (12.50%) Java
12 3 (12.50%) WinForms

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) WPF Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Designer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Designer
7 1 (4.17%) UX Designer
7 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) WCF
3 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 8 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) WinForms
7 2 (8.33%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) WebGL
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.17%) RESTful
8 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (4.17%) OpenGL
8 1 (4.17%) DirectX
8 1 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) MVC
2 9 (37.50%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) MVVM
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) CAD
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (29.17%) VBScript
5 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) XAML
8 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.17%) SolidWorks
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