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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 104 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing WPF 40 19 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 0.84% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 3.19% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 33
Average daily rate £350 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
864 596 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.40% 26.47% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 343 476
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 £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 18 £337 - 5
Suffolk -3 8 £425 +21.42% 6
Norfolk - 6 £219 - 1
Cambridgeshire -16 5 £325 -25.71% 7
Hertfordshire -9 2 £456 +1.38% 4
Bedfordshire - - - - 5
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 66 (95.65%) C#
2 50 (72.46%) .NET
3 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
4 30 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 25 (36.23%) LINQ
6 23 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 23 (33.33%) WCF
7 22 (31.88%) HTML
8 21 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (28.99%) CSS
10 19 (27.54%) MVVM
11 18 (26.09%) .NET Framework
12 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio
12 17 (24.64%) MVC
12 17 (24.64%) XAML
13 16 (23.19%) TDD
13 16 (23.19%) Web Services
14 15 (21.74%) SOAP
14 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
14 15 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (18.84%) HTML5
15 13 (18.84%) Windows
15 13 (18.84%) XML
16 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
17 11 (15.94%) SQL
17 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (13.04%) jQuery
18 9 (13.04%) JSON
18 9 (13.04%) DevExpress
19 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) Kentico
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (24.64%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) NUnit
4 2 (2.90%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.90%) WiX
5 1 (1.45%) Moq
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Front Office
2 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (92.75%) Developer
2 34 (49.28%) C# Developer
3 30 (43.48%) .NET Developer
4 24 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (24.64%) WPF Developer
6 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Silverlight Developer
9 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Programmer
11 3 (4.35%) Windows 8 Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) UI Programmer
12 2 (2.90%) C# Software Engineer
12 2 (2.90%) SQL Developer
12 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (72.46%) .NET
2 30 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 25 (36.23%) LINQ
4 23 (33.33%) Silverlight
4 23 (33.33%) WCF
5 22 (31.88%) HTML
6 20 (28.99%) CSS
7 18 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 16 (23.19%) Web Services
9 15 (21.74%) SOAP
9 15 (21.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (18.84%) HTML5
10 13 (18.84%) XML
11 9 (13.04%) jQuery
11 9 (13.04%) JSON
12 8 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (11.59%) WF
12 8 (11.59%) Ajax
12 8 (11.59%) XSLT
13 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.90%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) MVVM
2 17 (24.64%) MVC
3 16 (23.19%) TDD
4 8 (11.59%) Kanban
4 8 (11.59%) CRM
4 8 (11.59%) SOA
5 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.25%) UML
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) OO
8 4 (5.80%) Image Processing
8 4 (5.80%) Video Processing
9 3 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.35%) ETL
9 3 (4.35%) OOD
9 3 (4.35%) Data Transformation
10 2 (2.90%) Migration
10 2 (2.90%) BDD
11 1 (1.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (95.65%) C#
2 17 (24.64%) XAML
3 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.94%) SQL
5 7 (10.14%) VB6
5 7 (10.14%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.14%) VB
5 7 (10.14%) C++
6 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) Delphi
7 1 (1.45%) Java
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) DevExpress
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) ION Trading
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago