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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 108 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 22 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 2.23% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
627 538 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.98% 19.37% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 322 223
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 72
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 8 £323 -4.44% 8
Slough 0 3 £400 - 1
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 32 (91.43%) C#
2 28 (80.00%) .NET
3 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
4 14 (40.00%) WCF
5 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) MVC
8 8 (22.86%) QA
8 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) MVVM
9 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.00%) HTML
9 7 (20.00%) OO
10 6 (17.14%) Windows
10 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
11 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 4 (11.43%) Telerik
12 4 (11.43%) CMS
12 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
12 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
12 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
12 4 (11.43%) XML
12 4 (11.43%) CSS
12 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) CMS
1 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.43%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.57%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) WCF
3 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 7 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 4 (11.43%) XML
6 4 (11.43%) CSS
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.43%) jQuery
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.57%) RESTful
7 3 (8.57%) J2EE
7 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.71%) JSON
8 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.71%) HTML5
9 1 (2.86%) GStreamer
9 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.86%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) MVC
2 8 (22.86%) MVVM
3 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.57%) System Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) OOP
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) RAD
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (91.43%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Telerik
2 4 (11.43%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
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