The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 53 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 0.26% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.81% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£319 - £264
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -6.94%
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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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
196 124 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.04% 32.72% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 82
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) WiX
4 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (50.00%) XAML
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) WiX
2 3 (50.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) LINQ
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft