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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 75 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing WPF 17 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.06% 1.57% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.86% 5.90% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
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£325 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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
350 424 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.79% 26.55% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 233 175
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 39
Average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £25.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 +1 12 £325 +8.33% 3
Derbyshire +12 3 £450 +4.65% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £325 - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (75.56%) .NET
3 23 (51.11%) WCF
4 21 (46.67%) XML
5 17 (37.78%) MVVM
6 16 (35.56%) WinForms
7 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 13 (28.89%) Oracle
9 12 (26.67%) SQL
10 11 (24.44%) XSLT
10 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (24.44%) MVC
10 11 (24.44%) Silverlight
11 10 (22.22%) Web Services
11 10 (22.22%) HTML
12 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
12 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 9 (20.00%) OO
13 8 (17.78%) XSD
13 8 (17.78%) C++
13 8 (17.78%) XAML
14 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
14 7 (15.56%) CSS
14 7 (15.56%) Windows
15 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
16 5 (11.11%) HTML5
16 5 (11.11%) JSON
16 5 (11.11%) jQuery
16 5 (11.11%) OOP

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) NUnit
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (2.22%) Electronics
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
1 1 (2.22%) Games
1 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (91.11%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 13 (28.89%) WPF Developer
4 11 (24.44%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.89%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Silverlight Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Designer
9 1 (2.22%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (75.56%) .NET
2 23 (51.11%) WCF
3 21 (46.67%) XML
4 16 (35.56%) WinForms
5 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 11 (24.44%) Silverlight
6 11 (24.44%) XSLT
7 10 (22.22%) HTML
7 10 (22.22%) Web Services
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.78%) XSD
10 7 (15.56%) CSS
11 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (11.11%) HTML5
12 5 (11.11%) jQuery
12 5 (11.11%) JSON
13 4 (8.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
14 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 3 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 3 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) MVVM
2 11 (24.44%) MVC
2 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (11.11%) CRM
5 5 (11.11%) TDD
5 5 (11.11%) OOP
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Kanban
6 3 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (4.44%) Validation
8 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (17.78%) C++
4 8 (17.78%) XAML
5 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) C
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.22%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.22%) Perforce