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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 75 61 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing WPF 22 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.37% 2.01% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.82% 8.36% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £323 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.84%
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
378 347 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.61% 24.00% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 178 180
Average daily rate £320 £315 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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 -3 10 £419 +17.95% 2
Leicestershire -4 5 £125 -61.53%
Derbyshire -10 2 £375 - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (94.34%) C#
2 42 (79.25%) .NET
3 35 (66.04%) WCF
4 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
5 30 (56.60%) SQL
6 29 (54.72%) HTML
6 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
7 23 (43.40%) Oracle
8 19 (35.85%) PL/SQL
8 19 (35.85%) UNIX
8 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
8 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database
9 18 (33.96%) CRM
10 14 (26.42%) MVVM
11 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
12 11 (20.75%) WinForms
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
13 9 (16.98%) TDD
13 9 (16.98%) Degree
14 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
14 8 (15.09%) MVC
14 8 (15.09%) OO
15 7 (13.21%) CSS
15 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
16 6 (11.32%) Data Management
16 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Architect
3 13 (24.53%) C# Developer
4 12 (22.64%) .NET Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Designer
5 8 (15.09%) WPF Developer
6 7 (13.21%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Software Architect
7 6 (11.32%) AWS Architect
7 6 (11.32%) Applications Architect
8 5 (9.43%) Lead Architect
8 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Lead Designer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) .NET
2 35 (66.04%) WCF
3 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
4 29 (54.72%) HTML
5 13 (24.53%) .NET Framework
6 11 (20.75%) WinForms
7 7 (13.21%) CSS
8 6 (11.32%) XML
8 6 (11.32%) Entity Framework
8 6 (11.32%) LINQ
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 4 (7.55%) Silverlight
9 4 (7.55%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) HTML5
11 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (3.77%) OpenGL
11 2 (3.77%) DirectX
12 1 (1.89%) Ajax
12 1 (1.89%) CSS3
12 1 (1.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
1 3 (5.66%) Physics
1 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.66%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) RIA
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.85%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) CRM
2 14 (26.42%) MVVM
3 9 (16.98%) TDD
4 8 (15.09%) MVC
4 8 (15.09%) OO
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Data Management
7 5 (9.43%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
10 2 (3.77%) CAD
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.77%) 3D Modelling
11 1 (1.89%) Image Processing
11 1 (1.89%) BDD
11 1 (1.89%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) C#
2 30 (56.60%) SQL
3 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
4 19 (35.85%) PL/SQL
4 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
5 9 (16.98%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) VB6
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) VBScript
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.89%) OCP
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Infragistics
3 1 (1.89%) Xamarin