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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 117 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 1.28% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 4.58% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% -22.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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
770 830 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.46% 27.87% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 462 371
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 27
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 +10 7 £243 -46.11% 2
Essex -3 5 £375 +11.19% 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - - 10
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
East Anglia - - - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (96.15%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) MVVM
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) WCF
7 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) Oracle
8 7 (26.92%) HTML
8 7 (26.92%) Firmware
8 7 (26.92%) Retail
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Retail
9 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET
10 5 (19.23%) MVC
10 5 (19.23%) HTML5
11 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (15.38%) Banking
12 3 (11.54%) WinForms
12 3 (11.54%) SQL
12 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
13 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
13 2 (7.69%) Finance
13 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
13 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
14 1 (3.85%) Project Management
14 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
14 1 (3.85%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (3.85%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) .NET Developer
3 7 (26.92%) C# Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) WPF Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 9 (34.62%) WCF
4 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) ADO.NET
6 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (11.54%) WinForms
9 1 (3.85%) MFC
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.85%) Ajax
9 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.85%) LINQ
9 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVVM
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) VMware