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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.50% 0.99% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 3.82% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£316 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £343 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +4.47%
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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
297 157 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.79% 25.95% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 123 110
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (16.67%) Moq
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) NUnit
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) QA

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
1 1 (16.67%) MVVM
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago