The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 66 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.38% 0.40% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.40% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £455 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £495 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
286 215 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.20% 29.01% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 115
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £25.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
East of England

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 3 £325 - 7
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) LINQ
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) WiX
5 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
5 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) XAML
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) WiX
2 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) LINQ
3 5 (62.50%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) XAML
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Delphi
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft