The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Coventry 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 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.65% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
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 £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
93 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.67% 23.51% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 26 44
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 £288 £135 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £304 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £28.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.63% -50.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
West Midlands

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 23 July 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 10 (62.50%) TDD
4 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 10 (62.50%) WCF
4 10 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (43.75%) HTML
7 7 (43.75%) CSS
8 6 (37.50%) Oracle
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 6 (37.50%) Spring.NET
8 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
8 6 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (31.25%) Windows
9 5 (31.25%) OOP
10 4 (25.00%) XAML
10 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 4 (25.00%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 10 (62.50%) WCF
3 10 (62.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
6 6 (37.50%) Spring.NET
6 6 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (25.00%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (6.25%) XSLT
9 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) OOP
3 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (25.00%) MVVM
4 4 (25.00%) AOP
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) XAML
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft