The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 131 107 135
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +28
Contract jobs citing WPF 16 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.84% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 2.81% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +43.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £371 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
919 713 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 30.05% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 348 423
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 43 62
Average hourly rate £25.00 £39.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £18.15 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the East of England region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the East of England region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 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
Norfolk -7 5 £375 - 1
Essex -10 4 £500 +17.64% 3
Suffolk - 3 £363 -
Cambridgeshire +2 1 £275 -42.10% 12
Bedfordshire -16 1 £425 +3.03% 2
Hertfordshire -25 1 - - 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 55 (98.21%) C#
2 48 (85.71%) .NET
3 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
4 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
5 25 (44.64%) WCF
6 24 (42.86%) TDD
7 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.93%) Silverlight
9 18 (32.14%) MVC
10 17 (30.36%) Web Services
11 16 (28.57%) HTML
11 16 (28.57%) SQL
12 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
12 15 (26.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (21.43%) MVVM
14 12 (21.43%) LINQ
15 11 (19.64%) HTML5
15 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
15 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
15 11 (19.64%) XML
15 11 (19.64%) XAML
15 11 (19.64%) Scrum
16 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
16 10 (17.86%) C++
16 10 (17.86%) CSS
16 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
16 10 (17.86%) jQuery
16 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 8 (14.29%) MSTest
4 7 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (8.93%) QUnit
6 4 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.14%) MSBuild
6 4 (7.14%) WiX
6 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) NUnit
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (91.07%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) .NET Developer
3 19 (33.93%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
9 2 (3.57%) CRM Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Silverlight Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) .NET
2 26 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 25 (44.64%) WCF
4 19 (33.93%) Silverlight
5 17 (30.36%) Web Services
6 16 (28.57%) HTML
7 15 (26.79%) .NET Framework
7 15 (26.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (21.43%) LINQ
9 11 (19.64%) HTML5
9 11 (19.64%) XML
10 10 (17.86%) CSS
10 10 (17.86%) jQuery
11 9 (16.07%) SOAP
12 8 (14.29%) WinForms
13 7 (12.50%) RESTful
14 6 (10.71%) JSON
14 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
14 6 (10.71%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
1 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) TDD
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) MVC
4 12 (21.43%) MVVM
5 11 (19.64%) Scrum
6 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.29%) OOP
8 6 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (10.71%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) CRM
9 5 (8.93%) Migration
9 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.14%) Kanban
10 4 (7.14%) SOA
11 3 (5.36%) ETL
11 3 (5.36%) Workflow
11 3 (5.36%) BDD
11 3 (5.36%) Data Transformation
12 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
3 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.64%) XAML
4 10 (17.86%) C++
5 5 (8.93%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.14%) VB6
6 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.14%) VB
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
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