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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 121 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 2.46% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£363 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.66%
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 £41.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
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
558 528 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.57% 21.81% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 259 309
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 0 4 £369 -1.66%
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) WCF
3 20 (64.52%) .NET
4 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
7 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
8 12 (38.71%) Scrum
8 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
8 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (35.48%) RESTful
9 11 (35.48%) Web Services
9 11 (35.48%) Client/Server
10 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
10 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (29.03%) System Testing
11 9 (29.03%) Telerik
12 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.81%) RAD
12 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
12 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
12 8 (25.81%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
14 6 (19.35%) MVVM
15 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
15 5 (16.13%) MVC
16 4 (12.90%) OO
16 4 (12.90%) QA
16 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
16 4 (12.90%) TDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) C# Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Programmer
3 8 (25.81%) C# Programmer
4 5 (16.13%) WPF Developer
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior WPF Developer
7 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) WCF
2 20 (64.52%) .NET
3 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (35.48%) Web Services
4 11 (35.48%) RESTful
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.68%) WinForms
8 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.23%) FFmpeg
9 1 (3.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (3.23%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (3.23%) HTML5
9 1 (3.23%) GStreamer
9 1 (3.23%) JSON
9 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Client/Server
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 9 (29.03%) System Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) RAD
6 6 (19.35%) MVVM
7 5 (16.13%) MVC
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Time Management
9 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.45%) OOP
10 2 (6.45%) OOD
10 2 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
10 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) XAML
6 1 (3.23%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Telerik
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
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