The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 124 104 125
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs citing WPF 23 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 0.93% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.55% 3.20% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 9
Average daily rate
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£334 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £307 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
902 688 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.62% 28.97% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 375 426
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 67
Average hourly rate £33.73 £31.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -3.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.66 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Essex +2 6 £450 +5.88% 7
Suffolk - 6 £363 - 3
Hertfordshire -1 4 £330 -20.00%
Cambridgeshire -6 3 £325 -31.57% 4
Norfolk -12 3 £300 +20.00%
Bedfordshire - - - - 7
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England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (81.54%) .NET
3 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
4 33 (50.77%) ASP.NET
5 25 (38.46%) TDD
6 24 (36.92%) WCF
6 24 (36.92%) LINQ
7 21 (32.31%) HTML
8 19 (29.23%) Web Services
8 19 (29.23%) MVC
8 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (27.69%) Silverlight
9 18 (27.69%) .NET Framework
9 18 (27.69%) Visual Studio
10 17 (26.15%) CSS
10 17 (26.15%) XAML
10 17 (26.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (26.15%) MVVM
11 16 (24.62%) SQL
12 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 15 (23.08%) HTML5
13 14 (21.54%) XML
14 13 (20.00%) SOAP
15 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (16.92%) Windows
16 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
17 10 (15.38%) C++
17 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
17 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.08%) IIS
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (27.69%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.69%) MSTest
4 5 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (6.15%) WiX
5 4 (6.15%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.62%) QUnit
7 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.54%) Moq
8 1 (1.54%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Front Office
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (92.31%) Developer
2 29 (44.62%) .NET Developer
3 27 (41.54%) C# Developer
4 18 (27.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (23.08%) WPF Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
8 6 (9.23%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Silverlight Developer
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.08%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (3.08%) Senior SQL Server Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 33 (50.77%) ASP.NET
3 24 (36.92%) WCF
3 24 (36.92%) LINQ
4 21 (32.31%) HTML
5 19 (29.23%) Web Services
6 18 (27.69%) Silverlight
6 18 (27.69%) .NET Framework
7 17 (26.15%) CSS
7 17 (26.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 15 (23.08%) HTML5
9 14 (21.54%) XML
10 13 (20.00%) SOAP
11 10 (15.38%) JSON
11 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (13.85%) jQuery
13 8 (12.31%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (12.31%) WinForms
14 5 (7.69%) Ajax
14 5 (7.69%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) TDD
2 19 (29.23%) MVC
3 17 (26.15%) MVVM
4 10 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 8 (12.31%) SOA
5 8 (12.31%) Kanban
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) OOP
8 5 (7.69%) CRM
8 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.69%) Migration
8 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (6.15%) Scrum
10 3 (4.62%) ETL
10 3 (4.62%) Workflow
10 3 (4.62%) UML
10 3 (4.62%) BDD
10 3 (4.62%) Data Transformation
11 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (26.15%) XAML
3 16 (24.62%) SQL
4 11 (16.92%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.38%) C++
5 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.77%) VB6
6 7 (10.77%) VB
7 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Delphi
8 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint