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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 60 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing WPF 32 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.11% 1.85% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.72% 7.16% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £366 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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
367 419 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.22% 25.90% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 218 142
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 +14 15 £318 +5.83% 13
Leicestershire +17 11 £325 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 - - 5
Northamptonshire - 2 £375 - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (84.75%) .NET
3 35 (59.32%) WCF
4 25 (42.37%) Web Services
5 23 (38.98%) XML
6 21 (35.59%) WinForms
7 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.81%) XSLT
8 17 (28.81%) OO
9 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
10 15 (25.42%) MVVM
11 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
11 13 (22.03%) SQL
12 12 (20.34%) MVC
13 11 (18.64%) XAML
14 10 (16.95%) Scrum
14 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
14 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.95%) Windows
14 10 (16.95%) Silverlight
15 9 (15.25%) Castle Windsor
15 9 (15.25%) Oracle
15 9 (15.25%) C++
15 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
15 9 (15.25%) NUnit
16 8 (13.56%) CSS
16 8 (13.56%) HTML
16 8 (13.56%) N-Tier
16 8 (13.56%) LDAP
16 8 (13.56%) XSD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) NUnit
2 8 (13.56%) MSTest
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.69%) MSI
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.69%) Moq
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
1 2 (3.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (91.53%) Developer
2 31 (52.54%) C# Developer
3 23 (38.98%) .NET Developer
4 15 (25.42%) WPF Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Software Developer
5 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Programmer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Programmer
10 1 (1.69%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (84.75%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) WCF
3 25 (42.37%) Web Services
4 23 (38.98%) XML
5 21 (35.59%) WinForms
6 17 (28.81%) XSLT
7 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
8 10 (16.95%) Silverlight
9 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.25%) Castle Windsor
10 8 (13.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 8 (13.56%) CSS
10 8 (13.56%) HTML
10 8 (13.56%) XSD
11 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.78%) HTML5
12 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (6.78%) LINQ
12 4 (6.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.69%) Online Games
2 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) OO
2 15 (25.42%) MVVM
3 12 (20.34%) MVC
4 10 (16.95%) Scrum
4 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 8 (13.56%) Kanban
6 6 (10.17%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (8.47%) OOP
8 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.08%) UML
9 3 (5.08%) Validation
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
10 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.69%) AOP
11 1 (1.69%) Web Development
11 1 (1.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (22.03%) SQL
3 11 (18.64%) XAML
4 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.25%) C++
6 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Telerik
4 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin
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