The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.07% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
WPF
West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
95 59 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.55% 21.22% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 55
Average daily rate £325 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £135 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £305 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.25 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -50.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (58.33%) WCF
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Spring.NET
7 4 (33.33%) NHibernate
7 4 (33.33%) MVVM
7 4 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (33.33%) XAML
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (33.33%) OOP
7 4 (33.33%) HTML
7 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Spring.NET
5 4 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) NHibernate
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (33.33%) MVVM
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (16.67%) AOP
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) XAML
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle