The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 73 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% - 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate £300 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
260 141 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.46% 21.83% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 91 147
Average daily rate £325 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
South West

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

WPF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) DICOM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) WPF Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 4 (66.67%) LINQ
2 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DICOM