The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 50 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 0.27% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 0.93% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£325 - £380
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
187 107 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.12% 29.08% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 44 78
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 £285 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
Cambridgeshire

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 July 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
5 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) WiX
5 3 (42.86%) XAML
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) WiX
2 3 (42.86%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) LINQ
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (42.86%) HTML5
5 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery
7 1 (14.29%) CSS3
7 1 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) XAML
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft