The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 246 122 146
Rank change year-on-year
-124 +24
Contract jobs citing WPF 412 845 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 1.76% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 6.00% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 600 477
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £616 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £32.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £45.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
WPF
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13987 14091 14789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.90% 29.28% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9268 9363 8950
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 232 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.63 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in England

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the England region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in England

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in England

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the England region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in England

WPF
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
London -85 261 £525 -4.54% 110
South East -69 52 £375 +7.14% 40
East Midlands -11 26 £325 +8.33% 14
North West -29 24 £325 +6.47% 39
East of England -25 16 £400 -11.11% 28
West Midlands -28 16 £400 +44.14% 13
Yorkshire -41 12 £278 -7.50% 33
South West -52 2 £308 -3.75% 18
North East - - - - 10
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 847 (93.38%) C#
2 679 (74.86%) .NET
3 409 (45.09%) WCF
4 397 (43.77%) SQL Server
5 378 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
6 318 (35.06%) SQL
7 243 (26.79%) TDD
8 240 (26.46%) ASP.NET
9 213 (23.48%) MVC
10 212 (23.37%) MVVM
11 192 (21.17%) .NET Framework
12 186 (20.51%) Banking
13 179 (19.74%) Finance
14 174 (19.18%) WinForms
14 174 (19.18%) Microsoft
15 161 (17.75%) Scrum
16 159 (17.53%) JavaScript
17 157 (17.31%) HTML
18 149 (16.43%) Web Services
19 146 (16.10%) Front Office
20 138 (15.21%) OO
21 129 (14.22%) Windows
22 127 (14.00%) Silverlight
23 121 (13.34%) Multithreading
24 115 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
25 113 (12.46%) Visual Studio
26 108 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC
27 105 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
27 105 (11.58%) Unit Testing
28 104 (11.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (3.09%) IIS
2 25 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (0.55%) Node.js
8 5 (0.55%) Apache
9 4 (0.44%) Confluence
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.33%) CMS
11 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.11%) GemFire
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Foundation
12 1 (0.11%) Kentico
12 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 55 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.65%) MS Office
3 14 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.43%) Photoshop
5 11 (1.21%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.21%) Office 365
2 14 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.32%) Internet
2 8 (0.88%) LDAP
3 4 (0.44%) HTTP
4 3 (0.33%) Intranet
5 2 (0.22%) FTP
5 2 (0.22%) AMQP
6 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.11%) SSH
6 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (43.77%) SQL Server
2 115 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (2.98%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.87%) Relational Database
10 19 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.09%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.21%) Big Data
13 10 (1.10%) MS Access
13 10 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.99%) QlikView
15 8 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.66%) OLAP
16 6 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 113 (12.46%) Visual Studio
2 105 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (5.73%) MSTest
4 46 (5.07%) NUnit
5 35 (3.86%) Rhino Mocks
6 31 (3.42%) TeamCity
7 27 (2.98%) Subversion
8 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Blend
8 22 (2.43%) SpecFlow
9 16 (1.76%) JIRA
10 14 (1.54%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.32%) Moq
12 11 (1.21%) Git (software)
13 10 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.99%) QUnit
14 9 (0.99%) Jasmine
14 9 (0.99%) MSBuild
14 9 (0.99%) CruiseControl
14 9 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 186 (20.51%) Banking
2 179 (19.74%) Finance
3 146 (16.10%) Front Office
4 93 (10.25%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.21%) Retail
5 20 (2.21%) Back Office
6 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.77%) Games
8 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.44%) Marketing
10 3 (0.33%) Publishing
10 3 (0.33%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
11 2 (0.22%) Billing
12 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 753 (83.02%) Developer
2 401 (44.21%) C# Developer
3 246 (27.12%) .NET Developer
4 156 (17.20%) WPF Developer
5 115 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 85 (9.37%) Senior Developer
7 51 (5.62%) Software Developer
8 36 (3.97%) Software Engineer
9 33 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
10 27 (2.98%) SQL Developer
11 25 (2.76%) Analyst
12 20 (2.21%) Front Office Developer
12 20 (2.21%) Designer
13 19 (2.09%) Java Developer
14 18 (1.98%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (1.98%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (1.87%) UI Developer
15 17 (1.87%) C++ Developer
15 17 (1.87%) Architect
15 17 (1.87%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 679 (74.86%) .NET
2 409 (45.09%) WCF
3 240 (26.46%) ASP.NET
4 192 (21.17%) .NET Framework
5 174 (19.18%) WinForms
6 157 (17.31%) HTML
7 149 (16.43%) Web Services
8 127 (14.00%) Silverlight
9 108 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 104 (11.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 100 (11.03%) XML
12 97 (10.69%) CSS
13 95 (10.47%) LINQ
14 84 (9.26%) jQuery
15 80 (8.82%) HTML5
16 41 (4.52%) SOAP
17 40 (4.41%) Reactive Extensions
17 40 (4.41%) REST
18 35 (3.86%) AngularJS
19 30 (3.31%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.62%) Fixed Income
3 44 (4.85%) User Experience
4 43 (4.74%) Derivative
4 43 (4.74%) Computer Science
5 37 (4.08%) N-Tier
5 37 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (2.98%) Equities
7 26 (2.87%) Hedge funds
7 26 (2.87%) Inversion of Control
8 24 (2.65%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.32%) Algorithms
10 19 (2.09%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.87%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.65%) Credit Risk
12 15 (1.65%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.43%) Blog
13 13 (1.43%) Open Source
13 13 (1.43%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 129 (14.22%) Windows
2 15 (1.65%) Linux
3 12 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (1.21%) Windows 8
4 11 (1.21%) UNIX
5 10 (1.10%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.55%) Android
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (41.68%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (26.79%) TDD
3 213 (23.48%) MVC
4 212 (23.37%) MVVM
5 161 (17.75%) Scrum
6 138 (15.21%) OO
7 121 (13.34%) Multithreading
8 105 (11.58%) Unit Testing
9 75 (8.27%) Software Engineering
9 75 (8.27%) BDD
10 72 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (5.40%) Dependency Injection
12 45 (4.96%) OOD
13 35 (3.86%) Low Latency
14 31 (3.42%) Workflow
15 29 (3.20%) OOP
16 26 (2.87%) Electronic Trading
17 25 (2.76%) CRM
18 22 (2.43%) SOA
18 22 (2.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 847 (93.38%) C#
2 318 (35.06%) SQL
3 159 (17.53%) JavaScript
4 100 (11.03%) XAML
5 80 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 71 (7.83%) C++
7 65 (7.17%) Java
8 46 (5.07%) VB.NET
9 42 (4.63%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.32%) Python
11 18 (1.98%) VB
11 18 (1.98%) VBA
12 17 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.21%) VBScript
14 10 (1.10%) C
15 9 (0.99%) F#
16 8 (0.88%) VB6
17 4 (0.44%) VC++
18 3 (0.33%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (8.38%) Degree
2 41 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.43%) ISEB
4 13 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.77%) BC Cleared
5 7 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.55%) MCSE
7 4 (0.44%) MCSD
8 2 (0.22%) PhD
8 2 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) MCPD
9 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.75%) QA
2 5 (0.55%) Basel III
3 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.11%) Docker
3 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.66%) Control-M
3 4 (0.44%) Puppet
4 3 (0.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.11%) WMI
5 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 174 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 96 (10.58%) Oracle
3 33 (3.64%) Sybase
4 22 (2.43%) DevExpress
5 19 (2.09%) Telerik
6 16 (1.76%) TIBCO
7 9 (0.99%) Informatica
8 8 (0.88%) Infragistics
9 7 (0.77%) Adobe
10 5 (0.55%) Splunk
11 4 (0.44%) IBM
11 4 (0.44%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.44%) Syncfusion
12 3 (0.33%) Perforce
12 3 (0.33%) JBoss
13 2 (0.22%) Siebel
13 2 (0.22%) Murex
13 2 (0.22%) Reuters
13 2 (0.22%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.22%) CheckPoint
Royston, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 - £43 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £320 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago