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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 220 133 143
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 488 774 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.94% 1.63% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 5.71% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 567 475
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £39.50 £38.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.50 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+11.26% +7.57%
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
13982 13567 13324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.81% 28.53% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9637 8975 8250
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 258 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -52 296 £550 +4.76% 92
South East -38 85 £350 -0.70% 50
East Midlands -9 26 £325 +8.33% 9
East of England -26 22 £350 - 23
North West -37 16 £304 +1.33% 33
South West -36 15 £314 +1.20% 14
Yorkshire -36 14 £310 +3.33% 32
West Midlands -28 12 £325 +8.33% 13
North East - - - - 6
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 840 (92.82%) C#
2 677 (74.81%) .NET
3 404 (44.64%) WCF
4 357 (39.45%) SQL Server
5 338 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (33.92%) SQL
7 236 (26.08%) TDD
8 227 (25.08%) MVVM
9 219 (24.20%) ASP.NET
10 200 (22.10%) Finance
10 200 (22.10%) .NET Framework
11 198 (21.88%) MVC
12 184 (20.33%) Banking
13 176 (19.45%) WinForms
14 171 (18.90%) Microsoft
15 165 (18.23%) Front Office
16 163 (18.01%) HTML
17 153 (16.91%) JavaScript
18 139 (15.36%) OO
19 138 (15.25%) Scrum
20 126 (13.92%) Multithreading
21 125 (13.81%) Windows
22 117 (12.93%) Web Services
23 107 (11.82%) Silverlight
24 103 (11.38%) Oracle
25 96 (10.61%) Visual Studio
25 96 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
26 94 (10.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 93 (10.28%) Investment Banking
28 92 (10.17%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.21%) TIBCO EMS
4 9 (0.99%) Confluence
5 6 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.66%) Apache
5 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.44%) Node.js
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.33%) JBoss
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.22%) CMS
10 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.11%) Kentico
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 57 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.55%) MS Office
3 9 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.77%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
7 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 35 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.44%) GitHub
3 3 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.66%) Internet
2 4 (0.44%) LDAP
2 4 (0.44%) HTTP
3 2 (0.22%) FTP
3 2 (0.22%) Intranet
4 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.11%) SSH
4 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (39.45%) SQL Server
2 85 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 32 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (2.43%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.55%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.33%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.55%) Big Data
15 4 (0.44%) KDB
15 4 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
16 3 (0.33%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 96 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 74 (8.18%) NUnit
3 65 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 43 (4.75%) MSTest
5 39 (4.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 33 (3.65%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.32%) JIRA
8 20 (2.21%) Subversion
9 18 (1.99%) Microsoft Blend
10 16 (1.77%) Moq
11 15 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.33%) Jasmine
12 12 (1.33%) JUnit
13 10 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (1.10%) Jenkins
14 9 (0.99%) Maven
15 8 (0.88%) CruiseControl
15 8 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 7 (0.77%) Git (software)
16 7 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 200 (22.10%) Finance
2 184 (20.33%) Banking
3 165 (18.23%) Front Office
4 93 (10.28%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.32%) Retail
6 19 (2.10%) Back Office
7 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.66%) Games
8 5 (0.55%) Marketing
8 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.33%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 762 (84.20%) Developer
2 396 (43.76%) C# Developer
3 235 (25.97%) .NET Developer
4 161 (17.79%) WPF Developer
5 100 (11.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 91 (10.06%) Senior Developer
7 40 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
8 39 (4.31%) Software Developer
9 33 (3.65%) Java Developer
10 23 (2.54%) Analyst
11 21 (2.32%) Applications Developer
12 20 (2.21%) Front Office Developer
12 20 (2.21%) Software Engineer
12 20 (2.21%) Architect
12 20 (2.21%) UI Developer
13 18 (1.99%) Designer
13 18 (1.99%) Web Developer
13 18 (1.99%) SQL Developer
14 16 (1.77%) UI Programmer
15 15 (1.66%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (74.81%) .NET
2 404 (44.64%) WCF
3 219 (24.20%) ASP.NET
4 200 (22.10%) .NET Framework
5 176 (19.45%) WinForms
6 163 (18.01%) HTML
7 117 (12.93%) Web Services
8 107 (11.82%) Silverlight
9 96 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 94 (10.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 90 (9.94%) HTML5
12 82 (9.06%) XML
13 81 (8.95%) CSS
14 73 (8.07%) jQuery
15 66 (7.29%) LINQ
16 48 (5.30%) Reactive Extensions
17 41 (4.53%) AngularJS
18 37 (4.09%) Task Parallel Library
18 37 (4.09%) Castle Windsor
19 34 (3.76%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.51%) Fixed Income
3 54 (5.97%) Derivative
4 51 (5.64%) User Experience
5 49 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 44 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (3.87%) Mathematics
8 30 (3.31%) Equities
9 29 (3.20%) N-Tier
10 27 (2.98%) Hedge funds
11 24 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
12 22 (2.43%) Data Structures
13 21 (2.32%) Blog
14 20 (2.21%) Algorithms
15 19 (2.10%) Market Risk
16 18 (1.99%) Credit Risk
17 15 (1.66%) Management Information System
17 15 (1.66%) Mobile App
18 13 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
19 12 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 125 (13.81%) Windows
2 11 (1.22%) Linux
3 10 (1.10%) Windows Phone
4 9 (0.99%) Windows 8
5 8 (0.88%) UNIX
6 6 (0.66%) Android
6 6 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (26.08%) TDD
3 227 (25.08%) MVVM
4 198 (21.88%) MVC
5 139 (15.36%) OO
6 138 (15.25%) Scrum
7 126 (13.92%) Multithreading
8 78 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 77 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (8.18%) BDD
11 51 (5.64%) Software Engineering
12 47 (5.19%) OOD
13 42 (4.64%) Dependency Injection
14 38 (4.20%) CRM
15 32 (3.54%) SOA
15 32 (3.54%) Domain-Driven Design
16 28 (3.09%) Low Latency
17 27 (2.98%) OOP
18 24 (2.65%) Workflow
19 23 (2.54%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 840 (92.82%) C#
2 307 (33.92%) SQL
3 153 (16.91%) JavaScript
4 92 (10.17%) XAML
5 86 (9.50%) Java
6 71 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 68 (7.51%) C++
8 53 (5.86%) VB.NET
9 40 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 24 (2.65%) VB
11 18 (1.99%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.88%) F#
12 17 (1.88%) VBA
13 13 (1.44%) VBScript
14 10 (1.10%) Python
15 6 (0.66%) C
16 5 (0.55%) VB6
17 4 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.44%) XPath
18 3 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 77 (8.51%) Degree
2 30 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.66%) ISEB
5 6 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.55%) MCTS
7 4 (0.44%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) MCSE
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) MCSD
9 1 (0.11%) MCPD
9 1 (0.11%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.87%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) Puppet
2 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.22%) Control-M
4 1 (0.11%) WMI
4 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.11%) logstash
4 1 (0.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 171 (18.90%) Microsoft
2 103 (11.38%) Oracle
3 35 (3.87%) TIBCO
4 26 (2.87%) Sybase
5 22 (2.43%) DevExpress
6 18 (1.99%) Telerik
7 14 (1.55%) Infragistics
8 9 (0.99%) IBM
9 7 (0.77%) Adobe
10 6 (0.66%) Typemock
11 5 (0.55%) Perforce
12 4 (0.44%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.44%) Syncfusion
13 3 (0.33%) SimCorp
13 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.33%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.22%) Nintex
14 2 (0.22%) Red Gate
14 2 (0.22%) 29West
14 2 (0.22%) ESRI
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