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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 70 66 82
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing WPF 24 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 1.49% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 7.32% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Average daily rate £366 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
425 287 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.71% 20.37% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 147 180
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £16.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 17 £368 -8.12% 5
Leicestershire -5 4 £345 +6.15% 1
Derbyshire -15 1 £300 -40.00% 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (80.70%) JavaScript
2 44 (77.19%) Oracle
3 33 (57.89%) C#
4 32 (56.14%) WCF
5 31 (54.39%) .NET
6 27 (47.37%) SQL
7 22 (38.60%) PL/SQL
8 21 (36.84%) Silverlight
8 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Blend
8 21 (36.84%) User Experience
9 20 (35.09%) RIA
9 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
9 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
10 19 (33.33%) HTML
10 19 (33.33%) IIS
10 19 (33.33%) MS Office
10 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 19 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
11 13 (22.81%) CRM
11 13 (22.81%) Unix
11 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database
11 13 (22.81%) MVVM
12 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
12 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 11 (19.30%) Web Services
14 10 (17.54%) Degree
15 9 (15.79%) TDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 19 (33.33%) MS Office
2 19 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Blend
2 12 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 9 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) French Language
2 1 (1.75%) German Language
2 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) Silverlight Developer
3 16 (28.07%) Software Developer
4 14 (24.56%) Architect
5 11 (19.30%) Designer
6 7 (12.28%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.28%) WPF Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Web Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Web Support Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) WCF Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Applications Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Software Architect
11 2 (3.51%) .NET Architect
11 2 (3.51%) .NET Designer
11 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.51%) Lead Designer
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (56.14%) WCF
2 31 (54.39%) .NET
3 21 (36.84%) Silverlight
4 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 19 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (19.30%) Web Services
6 8 (14.04%) CSS
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.77%) XML
9 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.51%) jQuery
11 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET
11 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.75%) REST
11 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) User Experience
2 20 (35.09%) RIA
3 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Life Science
4 3 (5.26%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Unix
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) CRM
1 13 (22.81%) MVVM
2 9 (15.79%) Data Management
2 9 (15.79%) TDD
3 8 (14.04%) Change Management
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) OO
5 5 (8.77%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (8.77%) Logistics
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.02%) MVC
7 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.75%) Front End Development
8 1 (1.75%) Multithreading
8 1 (1.75%) OOD
8 1 (1.75%) Scrum
8 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) JavaScript
2 33 (57.89%) C#
3 27 (47.37%) SQL
4 22 (38.60%) PL/SQL
5 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Oracle
2 20 (35.09%) Microsoft