The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 67 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 1.43% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 6.29% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£323 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
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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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
283 159 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 30.66% 22.75% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 125 105
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (72.73%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (27.27%) MVVM
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) WinForms
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) NUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) XAML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (9.09%) Moq
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) Intranet
6 1 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (9.09%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Blend
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 2 (18.18%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) WCF
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) XAML
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
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