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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 67 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.12% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.36% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.80% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
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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
223 276 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.25% 32.51% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 227 67
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) XAML
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Intranet
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (10.00%) NUnit
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Physics
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
6 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (10.00%) Games

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (10.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
1 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) XAML
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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