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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 44 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing WPF 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.50% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 0.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£331 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
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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
195 186 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.50% 38.35% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 130 49
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) WCF
4 9 (56.25%) Banking
4 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 9 (56.25%) MVC
5 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
5 8 (50.00%) LINQ
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (50.00%) Time Management
6 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (37.50%) WF
7 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 6 (37.50%) XML
7 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) UML
8 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (25.00%) MSMQ
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 3 (18.75%) Git (software)

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Node.js
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) GSM
1 1 (6.25%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) ANTLR
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) WCF
3 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
4 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 8 (50.00%) LINQ
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (37.50%) WF
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) MSMQ
8 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
9 2 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 1 (6.25%) CSS
10 1 (6.25%) SOAP
10 1 (6.25%) REST
10 1 (6.25%) CSS3
10 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Time Management
3 5 (31.25%) UML
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (18.75%) MVVM
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Delphi
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Pascal
4 1 (6.25%) XAML
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 8583
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft