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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 252 146 155
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +9
Contract jobs citing WPF 373 622 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 1.40% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 5.10% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 441 353
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
12629 12201 11596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.35% 27.41% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8623 7863 7476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 262 316
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.80 £42.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
London -65 247 £563 +2.27% 95
South East -33 50 £350 +3.70% 48
East Midlands +12 20 £363 +20.83% 14
South West -13 14 £320 - 21
Yorkshire -33 14 £320 +6.66% 26
North West -34 12 £330 +3.12% 33
East of England -13 9 £243 -25.38% 24
West Midlands -17 5 £220 -25.10% 14
North East - - - - 6
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 790 (92.94%) C#
2 638 (75.06%) .NET
3 374 (44.00%) WCF
4 316 (37.18%) SQL Server
5 306 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 293 (34.47%) SQL
7 200 (23.53%) TDD
8 196 (23.06%) ASP.NET
9 193 (22.71%) Banking
10 192 (22.59%) Finance
10 192 (22.59%) MVVM
11 181 (21.29%) .NET Framework
12 173 (20.35%) Front Office
13 172 (20.24%) HTML
14 169 (19.88%) JavaScript
15 164 (19.29%) MVC
16 159 (18.71%) WinForms
17 140 (16.47%) Microsoft
18 127 (14.94%) OO
19 126 (14.82%) Oracle
20 121 (14.24%) Windows
21 118 (13.88%) Scrum
22 115 (13.53%) Multithreading
23 111 (13.06%) Web Services
24 110 (12.94%) Java
25 99 (11.65%) Investment Banking
26 88 (10.35%) HTML5
27 86 (10.12%) XML
28 82 (9.65%) Silverlight
29 81 (9.53%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 30 (3.53%) IIS
2 24 (2.82%) TIBCO EMS
3 23 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.29%) Confluence
5 6 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.59%) CMS
6 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.35%) Node.js
8 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.35%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.24%) Apache
9 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 56 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.12%) MS Office
3 5 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.35%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.24%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Endur
5 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.12%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.47%) GitHub
2 4 (0.47%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.71%) Internet
2 5 (0.59%) HTTP
3 3 (0.35%) Intranet
3 3 (0.35%) AMQP
4 2 (0.24%) LDAP
4 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.12%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) DNS
5 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 316 (37.18%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 27 (3.18%) Oracle Database
8 23 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.65%) NoSQL
10 13 (1.53%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.06%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.71%) Big Data
14 5 (0.59%) MS Access
14 5 (0.59%) KDB
14 5 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 75 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 72 (8.47%) NUnit
3 60 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (4.24%) Rhino Mocks
5 33 (3.88%) TeamCity
6 27 (3.18%) JIRA
7 26 (3.06%) MSTest
8 21 (2.47%) Subversion
9 18 (2.12%) Maven
10 17 (2.00%) Moq
10 17 (2.00%) JUnit
11 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Blend
12 11 (1.29%) MSI
12 11 (1.29%) Selenium
13 10 (1.18%) Jasmine
14 9 (1.06%) Ant
14 9 (1.06%) Git (software)
14 9 (1.06%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 8 (0.94%) Mockito
15 8 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 193 (22.71%) Banking
2 192 (22.59%) Finance
3 173 (20.35%) Front Office
4 99 (11.65%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.06%) Retail
6 12 (1.41%) Back Office
7 7 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.71%) Marketing
8 6 (0.71%) Publishing
8 6 (0.71%) Games
9 5 (0.59%) Legal
10 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.12%) Electronics
13 1 (0.12%) Law
13 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 688 (80.94%) Developer
2 370 (43.53%) C# Developer
3 189 (22.24%) .NET Developer
4 149 (17.53%) WPF Developer
5 89 (10.47%) Senior Developer
6 83 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 49 (5.76%) Senior C# Developer
8 48 (5.65%) Java Developer
9 31 (3.65%) Architect
10 29 (3.41%) UI Developer
11 25 (2.94%) UI Programmer
12 24 (2.82%) Analyst
13 20 (2.35%) Applications Developer
13 20 (2.35%) Web Developer
14 18 (2.12%) Software Developer
14 18 (2.12%) Designer
15 17 (2.00%) Software Engineer
16 16 (1.88%) Front Office Developer
16 16 (1.88%) Senior .NET Developer
17 15 (1.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (75.06%) .NET
2 374 (44.00%) WCF
3 196 (23.06%) ASP.NET
4 181 (21.29%) .NET Framework
5 172 (20.24%) HTML
6 159 (18.71%) WinForms
7 111 (13.06%) Web Services
8 88 (10.35%) HTML5
9 86 (10.12%) XML
10 82 (9.65%) Silverlight
11 81 (9.53%) CSS
12 79 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 72 (8.47%) jQuery
14 71 (8.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 57 (6.71%) LINQ
16 52 (6.12%) AngularJS
17 35 (4.12%) Reactive Extensions
18 33 (3.88%) Castle Windsor
19 31 (3.65%) Task Parallel Library
20 28 (3.29%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (8.71%) Derivative
2 74 (8.71%) Fixed Income
3 60 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 43 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (4.82%) User Experience
6 36 (4.24%) Mathematics
7 32 (3.76%) Hedge funds
8 31 (3.65%) Equities
9 28 (3.29%) Data Structures
10 25 (2.94%) Blog
11 24 (2.82%) N-Tier
12 22 (2.59%) Inversion of Control
13 18 (2.12%) Credit Derivative
13 18 (2.12%) Mobile App
14 17 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
14 17 (2.00%) Credit Risk
14 17 (2.00%) Market Risk
15 16 (1.88%) Management Information System
16 14 (1.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 121 (14.24%) Windows
2 17 (2.00%) UNIX
3 12 (1.41%) Linux
4 8 (0.94%) Windows 8
4 8 (0.94%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.47%) Android
5 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.35%) Solaris
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (23.53%) TDD
3 192 (22.59%) MVVM
4 164 (19.29%) MVC
5 127 (14.94%) OO
6 118 (13.88%) Scrum
7 115 (13.53%) Multithreading
8 75 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (7.53%) BDD
10 59 (6.94%) Unit Testing
11 53 (6.24%) Software Engineering
12 50 (5.88%) OOD
13 42 (4.94%) CRM
14 40 (4.71%) SOA
15 35 (4.12%) Low Latency
16 30 (3.53%) Dependency Injection
16 30 (3.53%) Domain-Driven Design
17 25 (2.94%) OOP
18 23 (2.71%) CQRS
19 21 (2.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 790 (92.94%) C#
2 293 (34.47%) SQL
3 169 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 110 (12.94%) Java
5 76 (8.94%) XAML
6 60 (7.06%) T-SQL
7 53 (6.24%) C++
8 50 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 48 (5.65%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.82%) VB
11 22 (2.59%) F#
12 17 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.65%) VBA
14 11 (1.29%) Python
14 11 (1.29%) VBScript
15 8 (0.94%) VB6
16 7 (0.82%) C
17 6 (0.71%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.59%) Perl
19 4 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 80 (9.41%) Degree
2 20 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.71%) MCTS
5 6 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.59%) ISEB
6 5 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.35%) MCPD
8 2 (0.24%) CFA
8 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.24%) HND
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.24%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.12%) Basel III
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.71%) Firmware
2 4 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) GridGain
4 1 (0.12%) Docker
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.71%) Puppet
2 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.24%) WMI
3 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.24%) Control-M
4 1 (0.12%) Kibana
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
4 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 140 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 126 (14.82%) Oracle
3 38 (4.47%) TIBCO
4 33 (3.88%) DevExpress
5 28 (3.29%) Sybase
6 20 (2.35%) Telerik
7 19 (2.24%) Infragistics
8 12 (1.41%) IBM
9 7 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.71%) Typemock
11 5 (0.59%) Perforce
11 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.47%) Syncfusion
12 4 (0.47%) Murex
13 3 (0.35%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.35%) Informatica
13 3 (0.35%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.35%) SimCorp
14 2 (0.24%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.24%) Siebel
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