The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 59 79 57
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing WPF 19 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 1.06% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 4.53% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
WPF
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
291 353 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.01% 23.41% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 196 158
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 46
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £20.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire 0 12 £375 +25.00% 4
Derbyshire +24 3 £500 +16.27% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £325 - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 45 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (82.22%) .NET
3 26 (57.78%) WCF
4 20 (44.44%) XML
5 17 (37.78%) MVVM
6 15 (33.33%) Oracle
7 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
8 12 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 12 (26.67%) SQL
8 12 (26.67%) WinForms
9 11 (24.44%) HTML
9 11 (24.44%) OO
10 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 9 (20.00%) Web Services
11 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.00%) CRM
12 8 (17.78%) Windows
12 8 (17.78%) XSLT
12 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.78%) Silverlight
12 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (15.56%) MVC
13 7 (15.56%) XSD
14 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
14 6 (13.33%) TDD
14 6 (13.33%) UNIX
15 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (11.11%) JSON
15 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
15 5 (11.11%) Oracle Forms

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Kentico
2 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.22%) Games
1 1 (2.22%) Electronics
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) WPF Developer
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Designer
5 4 (8.89%) WinForms Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Silverlight Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.22%) XML Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Web Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) .NET
2 26 (57.78%) WCF
3 20 (44.44%) XML
4 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
5 12 (26.67%) WinForms
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 9 (20.00%) Web Services
9 8 (17.78%) XSLT
9 8 (17.78%) Silverlight
10 7 (15.56%) XSD
11 5 (11.11%) JSON
12 4 (8.89%) CSS
12 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (4.44%) Ajax
14 2 (4.44%) SOAP
14 2 (4.44%) XHTML
14 2 (4.44%) REST
14 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) MVVM
2 11 (24.44%) OO
3 9 (20.00%) CRM
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 6 (13.33%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) OOP
8 3 (6.67%) Data Management
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) Validation
9 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.22%) Kanban
10 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL
10 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (26.67%) PL/SQL
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.11%) C++
6 4 (8.89%) XAML
7 2 (4.44%) C
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft