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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 123 104 132
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Contract jobs citing WPF 24 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.80% 1.07% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 3.50% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +4.47%
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
935 743 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.00% 30.64% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 393 425
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 45
Average hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £15.45 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Hertfordshire -4 10 £335 -25.55% 2
Norfolk -1 6 £375 - 3
Cambridgeshire -5 3 £338 +7.14% 10
Essex -24 3 £550 +22.22% 4
Bedfordshire -14 2 £413 -4.34% 3
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 47 (97.92%) C#
2 44 (91.67%) .NET
3 19 (39.58%) WCF
4 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 17 (35.42%) Windows
5 17 (35.42%) MVVM
6 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (31.25%) TDD
7 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.00%) MVC
9 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
10 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 10 (20.83%) SQL
10 10 (20.83%) Web Services
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.75%) Silverlight
11 9 (18.75%) WinForms
12 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 7 (14.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
13 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
13 7 (14.58%) C++
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) XML
14 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
14 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
14 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (12.50%) RESTful
14 6 (12.50%) jQuery
14 6 (12.50%) MSTest

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MSTest
2 5 (10.42%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (10.42%) QUnit
2 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.17%) NUnit
4 2 (4.17%) WiX
4 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.08%) NSubstitute
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) WPF Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (4.17%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (91.67%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) WCF
3 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 10 (20.83%) Web Services
4 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (18.75%) Silverlight
5 9 (18.75%) WinForms
6 7 (14.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.58%) HTML
6 7 (14.58%) XML
7 6 (12.50%) RESTful
7 6 (12.50%) jQuery
7 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.42%) HTML5
9 4 (8.33%) SOAP
9 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) MVVM
2 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) MVC
5 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
6 10 (20.83%) Scrum
7 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.42%) OOP
8 5 (10.42%) OO
9 4 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.25%) Migration
10 3 (6.25%) Workflow
10 3 (6.25%) CRM
11 2 (4.17%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
11 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (4.17%) BDD
12 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
12 1 (2.08%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) C#
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) C++
5 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) XAML
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 19 days ago