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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 70 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 27 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.69% 2.49% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 8.60% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
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
364 465 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.75% 28.92% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 244 148
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 41
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 30 September 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 £321 +7.08% 7
Leicestershire +15 10 £325 - 2
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 4
Derbyshire - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 58 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (82.76%) .NET
3 34 (58.62%) WCF
4 26 (44.83%) Web Services
5 25 (43.10%) XML
6 22 (37.93%) WinForms
7 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (31.03%) XSLT
8 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 17 (29.31%) OO
10 16 (27.59%) MVVM
11 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
12 13 (22.41%) SQL
12 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
13 12 (20.69%) MVC
14 11 (18.97%) XAML
15 10 (17.24%) Scrum
15 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
15 10 (17.24%) Oracle
15 10 (17.24%) Windows
15 10 (17.24%) Silverlight
16 9 (15.52%) Castle Windsor
16 9 (15.52%) XSD
16 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
16 9 (15.52%) C++
16 9 (15.52%) NUnit
17 8 (13.79%) HTML
17 8 (13.79%) CSS
17 8 (13.79%) LDAP
17 8 (13.79%) N-Tier

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.72%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) NUnit
2 8 (13.79%) MSTest
3 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.72%) MSI
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.72%) Moq
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
1 2 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (93.10%) Developer
2 30 (51.72%) C# Developer
3 20 (34.48%) .NET Developer
4 15 (25.86%) WPF Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (1.72%) Programmer
9 1 (1.72%) Silverlight Developer
9 1 (1.72%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (82.76%) .NET
2 34 (58.62%) WCF
3 26 (44.83%) Web Services
4 25 (43.10%) XML
5 22 (37.93%) WinForms
6 18 (31.03%) XSLT
7 15 (25.86%) .NET Framework
8 10 (17.24%) Silverlight
9 9 (15.52%) XSD
9 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.52%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (13.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 8 (13.79%) CSS
10 8 (13.79%) HTML
11 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.90%) HTML5
12 4 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (6.90%) jQuery
12 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Online Games
3 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) OO
3 16 (27.59%) MVVM
4 12 (20.69%) MVC
5 10 (17.24%) Scrum
6 8 (13.79%) Kanban
7 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (8.62%) OOP
10 4 (6.90%) TDD
10 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Validation
11 3 (5.17%) UML
12 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.72%) AOP
12 1 (1.72%) Web Development
12 1 (1.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (22.41%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) XAML
4 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.52%) C++
6 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Telerik
4 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.72%) Perforce
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