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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 90 118 101
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs citing WPF 37 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.55% 0.43% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.86% 1.47% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 18
Average daily rate £343 £243 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.23% -34.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
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
631 747 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.48% 29.19% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 447 388
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire +30 20 £318 +5.83% 6
Essex +6 7 £500 +138.09% 9
Norfolk - 4 £270 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £343 - 2
Hertfordshire +2 2 - - 7
Suffolk - 1 £425 - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 44 (95.65%) C#
3 27 (58.70%) WCF
4 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (36.96%) MVC
5 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
6 16 (34.78%) SQL
6 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
7 14 (30.43%) Finance
8 13 (28.26%) OO
9 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 12 (26.09%) Windows
10 11 (23.91%) DevExpress
10 11 (23.91%) MVVM
10 11 (23.91%) WinForms
10 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.91%) SOA
11 10 (21.74%) LINQ
12 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
12 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
13 8 (17.39%) Financial Institution
13 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
13 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (17.39%) Change Control
14 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
14 6 (13.04%) CAD
15 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
15 5 (10.87%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (10.87%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.17%) MorphX
4 1 (2.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 19 (41.30%) C# Developer
3 19 (41.30%) WPF Developer
4 18 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (36.96%) C# WPF Developer
6 16 (34.78%) Software Engineer
7 15 (32.61%) Senior Developer
8 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (26.09%) C# WCF Developer
9 12 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (26.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 12 (26.09%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (26.09%) SQL Developer
9 12 (26.09%) WCF Developer
10 11 (23.91%) ASP Developer
10 11 (23.91%) Senior ASP Developer
10 11 (23.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) WCF
3 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 11 (23.91%) WinForms
7 10 (21.74%) LINQ
8 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.87%) HTML
9 5 (10.87%) XML
10 4 (8.70%) RESTful
11 3 (6.52%) CSS
11 3 (6.52%) jQuery
11 3 (6.52%) Silverlight
11 3 (6.52%) Web Services
12 2 (4.35%) Ajax
12 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.35%) SOAP
13 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) SCADA
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) MVC
1 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 13 (28.26%) OO
3 11 (23.91%) MVVM
3 11 (23.91%) SOA
4 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
5 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Change Control
5 8 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.04%) CAD
7 5 (10.87%) Content Management
8 4 (8.70%) TDD
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.52%) SDLC
9 3 (6.52%) Workflow
10 2 (4.35%) API Design
10 2 (4.35%) Project Management
10 2 (4.35%) SOLID
10 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (95.65%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.52%) XAML
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) DevExpress
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.17%) Nintex
Bedfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £360 - 420 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago