The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Dorset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 31 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.87% 0.54% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.45% 25.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate £488 £275 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -27.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
South West

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

WPF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL