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 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 121 95 115
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Contract jobs citing WPF 15 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 1.29% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 4.46% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 11
Average daily rate
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£343 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 - -
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 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
866 695 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.84% 28.87% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 383 475
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 41
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.10 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
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 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
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 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
Hertfordshire +12 9 £335 +3.07%
Cambridgeshire -10 4 £350 +11.11% 4
Norfolk +6 1 - - 6
Bedfordshire -12 1 £400 - 1
Essex - - - - 5
Suffolk - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 30 (96.77%) C#
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) Windows
3 13 (41.94%) MVVM
4 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
5 10 (32.26%) WCF
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (25.81%) Scrum
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
10 5 (16.13%) OO
10 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.90%) HTML
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
12 3 (9.68%) WinForms
12 3 (9.68%) Banking
12 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
12 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
12 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
12 3 (9.68%) SOAP
12 3 (9.68%) XML
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MSTest
2 2 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (6.45%) QUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.45%) NUnit
2 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.23%) NSubstitute
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) WPF Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.45%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
2 10 (32.26%) WCF
3 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) Silverlight
3 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) SOAP
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.68%) WinForms
5 3 (9.68%) HTML5
5 3 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (6.45%) Ajax
6 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.23%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVVM
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 6 (19.35%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.45%) BDD
9 2 (6.45%) OOP
9 2 (6.45%) Workflow
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.23%) Migration
10 1 (3.23%) UML
10 1 (3.23%) RUP
10 1 (3.23%) DSDM
10 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint