The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 212 118 144
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +26
Contract jobs citing WPF 476 815 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.75% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.46% 6.15% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 599 501
Average daily rate
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£440 £525 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.50 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £41.90 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13253 13963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.52% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8999 8604 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 278 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
WPF
UK

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

WPF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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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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 -94 265 £525 -4.54% 101
South East -57 52 £341 -3.19% 31
North West +10 42 £325 +8.33% 28
East Midlands +19 31 £355 +13.60% 15
East of England -13 29 £334 -16.56% 36
West Midlands +2 23 £375 +44.23% 16
South West -25 15 £319 +18.05% 13
Yorkshire -18 13 £300 -7.69% 17
North East -35 1 - - 4
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 935 (92.39%) C#
2 798 (78.85%) .NET
3 492 (48.62%) SQL Server
4 474 (46.84%) WCF
5 341 (33.70%) SQL
6 280 (27.67%) ASP.NET
7 262 (25.89%) TDD
8 230 (22.73%) MVC
9 219 (21.64%) MVVM
10 203 (20.06%) Finance
11 196 (19.37%) Banking
12 191 (18.87%) .NET Framework
13 190 (18.77%) Scrum
14 182 (17.98%) HTML
15 180 (17.79%) Windows
15 180 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
16 179 (17.69%) Microsoft
17 178 (17.59%) WinForms
18 171 (16.90%) Visual Studio
19 166 (16.40%) Web Services
20 164 (16.21%) JavaScript
21 162 (16.01%) Silverlight
22 149 (14.72%) SQL Server 2008
22 149 (14.72%) OO
23 148 (14.62%) Multithreading
24 145 (14.33%) Front Office
25 143 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
26 128 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
27 126 (12.45%) CSS
28 115 (11.36%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.58%) IIS
3 10 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (0.89%) CMS
4 9 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (0.59%) ArcGIS
7 5 (0.49%) Apache
8 4 (0.40%) Confluence
9 3 (0.30%) ArcSDE
9 3 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.20%) Node.js
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.20%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.20%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.099%) Documentum
11 1 (0.099%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 57 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.19%) MS Office
5 10 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.89%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.69%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.099%) Simulink
11 1 (0.099%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) ReMetrica
3 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.099%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.099%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.78%) Office 365
3 10 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.20%) SaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.38%) Internet
2 7 (0.69%) HTTP
3 6 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.59%) LDAP
3 6 (0.59%) Intranet
4 2 (0.20%) AMQP
5 1 (0.099%) Wireless
5 1 (0.099%) LAN
5 1 (0.099%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (48.62%) SQL Server
2 149 (14.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 46 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.77%) Oracle Database
9 22 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (1.98%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (0.89%) Big Data
14 8 (0.79%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.79%) QlikView
15 7 (0.69%) MS Access
15 7 (0.69%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 171 (16.90%) Visual Studio
2 143 (14.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (4.74%) MSTest
4 45 (4.45%) NUnit
5 31 (3.06%) Microsoft Blend
6 26 (2.57%) TeamCity
6 26 (2.57%) Subversion
7 24 (2.37%) SpecFlow
8 23 (2.27%) Git (software)
9 21 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
10 16 (1.58%) MSBuild
11 15 (1.48%) JIRA
11 15 (1.48%) CruiseControl
12 14 (1.38%) Moq
13 12 (1.19%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.99%) Axure RP
15 9 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.89%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 8 (0.79%) QUnit
17 7 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 203 (20.06%) Finance
2 196 (19.37%) Banking
3 145 (14.33%) Front Office
4 90 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.48%) Back Office
5 15 (1.48%) Retail
6 12 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.99%) Publishing
8 9 (0.89%) Legal
8 9 (0.89%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.79%) Marketing
10 5 (0.49%) Law
11 4 (0.40%) Games
11 4 (0.40%) Electronics
11 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 2 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.099%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 832 (82.21%) Developer
2 456 (45.06%) C# Developer
3 318 (31.42%) .NET Developer
4 177 (17.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 162 (16.01%) WPF Developer
6 80 (7.91%) Senior Developer
7 65 (6.42%) Software Developer
8 60 (5.93%) Software Engineer
9 40 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (3.66%) Designer
11 34 (3.36%) Analyst
12 32 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (2.96%) SQL Developer
14 24 (2.37%) C# Software Developer
15 23 (2.27%) Programmer
15 23 (2.27%) Web Developer
15 23 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
15 23 (2.27%) Senior .NET Developer
16 21 (2.08%) Test Analyst
17 20 (1.98%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 798 (78.85%) .NET
2 474 (46.84%) WCF
3 280 (27.67%) ASP.NET
4 191 (18.87%) .NET Framework
5 182 (17.98%) HTML
6 178 (17.59%) WinForms
7 166 (16.40%) Web Services
8 162 (16.01%) Silverlight
9 128 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 126 (12.45%) CSS
11 115 (11.36%) LINQ
12 109 (10.77%) XML
12 109 (10.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 100 (9.88%) HTML5
14 83 (8.20%) jQuery
15 52 (5.14%) SOAP
16 51 (5.04%) REST
17 36 (3.56%) XSLT
18 35 (3.46%) CSS3
19 30 (2.96%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (7.71%) Derivative
2 42 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 42 (4.15%) Fixed Income
3 37 (3.66%) N-Tier
4 30 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
5 26 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.17%) Equities
7 20 (1.98%) Visualisation
8 18 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.58%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (1.58%) Credit Risk
10 14 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.38%) Grid Computing
11 13 (1.28%) Market Risk
11 13 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
12 12 (1.19%) Open Source
13 10 (0.99%) RIA
14 9 (0.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 9 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 180 (17.79%) Windows
2 23 (2.27%) Linux
2 23 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (1.48%) UNIX
4 11 (1.09%) Windows 8
5 9 (0.89%) Windows Phone
6 8 (0.79%) Android
7 6 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.099%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.099%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (25.89%) TDD
2 230 (22.73%) MVC
3 219 (21.64%) MVVM
4 190 (18.77%) Scrum
5 180 (17.79%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (14.72%) OO
7 148 (14.62%) Multithreading
8 110 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 109 (10.77%) Unit Testing
10 73 (7.21%) BDD
11 59 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (4.84%) OOD
12 49 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
13 37 (3.66%) SOA
14 32 (3.16%) Low Latency
15 30 (2.96%) UML
16 29 (2.87%) Workflow
16 29 (2.87%) Automated Testing
16 29 (2.87%) Content Management
17 26 (2.57%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 935 (92.39%) C#
2 341 (33.70%) SQL
3 164 (16.21%) JavaScript
4 115 (11.36%) XAML
5 87 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 76 (7.51%) C++
7 48 (4.74%) Java
8 47 (4.64%) VB.NET
9 28 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.67%) VB
11 21 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.08%) VBA
12 20 (1.98%) Python
13 16 (1.58%) VB6
14 11 (1.09%) C
15 10 (0.99%) VC++
16 3 (0.30%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.30%) VBScript
16 3 (0.30%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (5.43%) Degree
2 38 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.08%) ISEB
5 15 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.69%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.59%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.49%) MCSE
8 5 (0.49%) MCP
9 4 (0.40%) MCPD
9 4 (0.40%) MCSD
10 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.30%) MCTS
11 2 (0.20%) CFA
11 2 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.20%) PhD
11 2 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.36%) QA
2 6 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.49%) Basel III
4 1 (0.099%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.099%) SLA
4 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.099%) DICOM
4 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.099%) CRD IV
System Software
1 11 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.59%) Control-M
3 4 (0.40%) Puppet
4 2 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.099%) SCCM
5 1 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.099%) WMI
Vendors
1 179 (17.69%) Microsoft
2 93 (9.19%) Oracle
3 43 (4.25%) Sybase
4 36 (3.56%) DevExpress
5 23 (2.27%) Telerik
6 16 (1.58%) Infragistics
7 14 (1.38%) Syncfusion
7 14 (1.38%) TIBCO
8 8 (0.79%) DataSynapse
8 8 (0.79%) Informatica
8 8 (0.79%) Adobe
9 6 (0.59%) IBM
9 6 (0.59%) ESRI
10 5 (0.49%) Splunk
11 4 (0.40%) SAP
12 3 (0.30%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.30%) Perforce
12 3 (0.30%) JBoss
12 3 (0.30%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.20%) 29West
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Aston Carter
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