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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 129 100 135
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +35
Contract jobs citing WPF 16 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.96% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 3.13% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 5
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£363 £406 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +29.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £307 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £483 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.94%
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
937 735 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.12% 30.63% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 377 467
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Suffolk - 6 £363 - 2
Essex -9 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Norfolk -15 3 £300 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £313 -34.21% 6
Bedfordshire -19 1 £425 +13.33% 4
Hertfordshire - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 60 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (81.67%) .NET
3 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 30 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 27 (45.00%) TDD
6 23 (38.33%) WCF
7 21 (35.00%) HTML
8 20 (33.33%) LINQ
9 19 (31.67%) Web Services
9 19 (31.67%) MVC
10 18 (30.00%) Silverlight
10 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (30.00%) MVVM
11 17 (28.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
11 17 (28.33%) XAML
12 16 (26.67%) SQL
12 16 (26.67%) CSS
13 15 (25.00%) HTML5
14 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 14 (23.33%) Visual Studio
15 13 (21.67%) XML
16 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (20.00%) SOAP
17 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
17 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
17 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (16.67%) jQuery
18 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (23.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.67%) MSTest
5 6 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (6.67%) WiX
6 4 (6.67%) MSBuild
6 4 (6.67%) QUnit
7 3 (5.00%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (91.67%) Developer
2 27 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (41.67%) C# Developer
4 16 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (21.67%) WPF Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 2 (3.33%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (3.33%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (81.67%) .NET
2 30 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.33%) WCF
4 21 (35.00%) HTML
5 20 (33.33%) LINQ
6 19 (31.67%) Web Services
7 18 (30.00%) Silverlight
8 17 (28.33%) .NET Framework
8 17 (28.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (26.67%) CSS
10 15 (25.00%) HTML5
11 13 (21.67%) XML
12 12 (20.00%) SOAP
12 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (16.67%) jQuery
13 10 (16.67%) JSON
14 8 (13.33%) WinForms
14 8 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (11.67%) RESTful
16 6 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) TDD
2 19 (31.67%) MVC
3 18 (30.00%) MVVM
4 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Kanban
5 8 (13.33%) SOA
6 7 (11.67%) OOP
7 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.00%) Workflow
10 3 (5.00%) OO
10 3 (5.00%) ETL
10 3 (5.00%) BDD
10 3 (5.00%) Data Transformation
11 2 (3.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (28.33%) XAML
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 11 (18.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.67%) C++
6 7 (11.67%) VB
6 7 (11.67%) VB6
7 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.67%) ION Trading