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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 73 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing WPF 23 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.36% 2.07% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.13% 7.44% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +16.12%
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
375 430 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.18% 27.76% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 245 174
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 2014.

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 November 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
Nottinghamshire +2 17 £325 +8.33% 3
Derbyshire +6 3 £450 +27.65% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £325 - 3
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (78.00%) .NET
3 27 (54.00%) WCF
4 21 (42.00%) XML
5 17 (34.00%) MVVM
6 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
6 16 (32.00%) WinForms
7 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (30.00%) Web Services
8 12 (24.00%) MVC
8 12 (24.00%) OO
9 11 (22.00%) XSLT
9 11 (22.00%) Oracle
9 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Silverlight
10 9 (18.00%) HTML
11 8 (16.00%) C++
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.00%) CSS
11 8 (16.00%) XSD
11 8 (16.00%) XAML
12 7 (14.00%) Windows
12 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
12 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
14 5 (10.00%) HTML5
14 5 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (10.00%) jQuery

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) Kentico
2 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.00%) NUnit
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (6.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (2.00%) Games
1 1 (2.00%) Retail
1 1 (2.00%) Electronics
1 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (96.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 13 (26.00%) WPF Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Silverlight Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.00%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 27 (54.00%) WCF
3 21 (42.00%) XML
4 16 (32.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (32.00%) WinForms
5 15 (30.00%) Web Services
6 11 (22.00%) XSLT
6 11 (22.00%) Silverlight
7 9 (18.00%) HTML
8 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (16.00%) CSS
8 8 (16.00%) XSD
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.00%) HTML5
10 5 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (10.00%) jQuery
10 5 (10.00%) JSON
11 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (6.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) User Experience
1 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) MVVM
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.00%) MVC
3 12 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (12.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.00%) OOP
5 5 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (8.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Kanban
7 3 (6.00%) CRM
7 3 (6.00%) UML
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Validation
9 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.00%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.00%) Web Development
9 1 (2.00%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) C++
3 8 (16.00%) XAML
4 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Chartered Engineer
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Telerik
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.00%) Perforce
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