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 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 215 189 159
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -30
Contract jobs citing WPF 485 564 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 1.10% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 4.07% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 379 414
Average daily rate
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£438 £420 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
13752 13864 11648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.06% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9015 9070 7417
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 210 331
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 April 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 21 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
London +10 279 £550 - 98
South East -34 73 £330 -8.33% 53
South West +29 38 £317 +15.27% 22
East Midlands +11 28 £350 +21.73% 17
West Midlands -17 25 £307 -7.47% 14
Yorkshire -27 16 £310 +3.33% 13
North West -58 9 £350 - 24
East of England -21 8 £300 -14.28% 19
North East -6 1 £300 - 10
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 791 (91.98%) C#
2 663 (77.09%) .NET
3 437 (50.81%) WCF
4 365 (42.44%) SQL Server
5 354 (41.16%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (35.12%) SQL
7 217 (25.23%) TDD
8 207 (24.07%) ASP.NET
9 201 (23.37%) .NET Framework
10 175 (20.35%) MVVM
11 174 (20.23%) Finance
12 171 (19.88%) WinForms
12 171 (19.88%) Banking
12 171 (19.88%) JavaScript
13 167 (19.42%) Front Office
14 164 (19.07%) MVC
15 160 (18.60%) HTML
16 139 (16.16%) Microsoft
17 131 (15.23%) Oracle
18 127 (14.77%) OO
19 120 (13.95%) Scrum
20 113 (13.14%) Multithreading
21 108 (12.56%) Windows
22 107 (12.44%) Web Services
23 106 (12.33%) Investment Banking
24 105 (12.21%) Unit Testing
25 100 (11.63%) Java
25 100 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
26 87 (10.12%) Derivative
27 86 (10.00%) Entity Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
2 20 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.21%) IIS
4 16 (1.86%) Confluence
5 12 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.81%) CMS
8 6 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.58%) Apache
9 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.35%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.23%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) Lync
12 2 (0.23%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 59 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.05%) MS Office
3 7 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.58%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.23%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.23%) RMDS
5 1 (0.12%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.12%) Endur
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.58%) HTTP
2 5 (0.58%) Internet
2 5 (0.58%) AMQP
3 3 (0.35%) Intranet
3 3 (0.35%) DNS
4 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) GPRS
5 1 (0.12%) UMTS
5 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (42.44%) SQL Server
2 100 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (6.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 44 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (4.77%) Oracle Database
7 39 (4.53%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.28%) NoSQL
13 9 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.05%) MS Access
14 7 (0.81%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
17 3 (0.35%) KDB
17 3 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 76 (8.84%) Visual Studio
2 70 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (7.33%) NUnit
4 38 (4.42%) JIRA
5 29 (3.37%) TeamCity
5 29 (3.37%) Subversion
6 24 (2.79%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (2.56%) Moq
8 20 (2.33%) MSTest
9 16 (1.86%) Maven
10 15 (1.74%) Git (software)
11 14 (1.63%) Selenium
12 13 (1.51%) MSI
13 11 (1.28%) JUnit
14 9 (1.05%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.93%) Ant
15 8 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
16 6 (0.70%) ProC
16 6 (0.70%) ReSharper
16 6 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 174 (20.23%) Finance
2 171 (19.88%) Banking
3 167 (19.42%) Front Office
4 106 (12.33%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.56%) Retail
6 13 (1.51%) Back Office
7 7 (0.81%) Publishing
8 5 (0.58%) Games
8 5 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.47%) Advertising
9 4 (0.47%) Marketing
10 3 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 714 (83.02%) Developer
2 412 (47.91%) C# Developer
3 230 (26.74%) .NET Developer
4 137 (15.93%) WPF Developer
5 128 (14.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 104 (12.09%) Senior Developer
7 58 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
8 43 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 39 (4.53%) Architect
10 30 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (2.79%) Software Developer
12 22 (2.56%) SQL Developer
12 22 (2.56%) Designer
13 21 (2.44%) UI Developer
13 21 (2.44%) UI Programmer
14 17 (1.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (1.98%) Agile C# Developer
14 17 (1.98%) Software Engineer
15 16 (1.86%) Web Developer
15 16 (1.86%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (77.09%) .NET
2 437 (50.81%) WCF
3 207 (24.07%) ASP.NET
4 201 (23.37%) .NET Framework
5 171 (19.88%) WinForms
6 160 (18.60%) HTML
7 107 (12.44%) Web Services
8 86 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 84 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 82 (9.53%) Silverlight
11 80 (9.30%) CSS
12 69 (8.02%) XML
12 69 (8.02%) HTML5
13 67 (7.79%) LINQ
14 61 (7.09%) jQuery
15 46 (5.35%) AngularJS
16 43 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (3.72%) REST
17 32 (3.72%) Reactive Extensions
18 31 (3.60%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.12%) Derivative
2 70 (8.14%) Fixed Income
3 63 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (4.77%) Computer Science
6 38 (4.42%) Hedge funds
7 31 (3.60%) Equities
8 29 (3.37%) User Experience
9 28 (3.26%) Mathematics
10 25 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
11 21 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
12 15 (1.74%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.63%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
14 11 (1.28%) N-Tier
15 10 (1.16%) Open Source
15 10 (1.16%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.05%) Visualisation
16 9 (1.05%) Market Risk
16 9 (1.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (12.56%) Windows
2 29 (3.37%) UNIX
3 13 (1.51%) Linux
4 7 (0.81%) Windows Phone
5 6 (0.70%) Android
6 5 (0.58%) Solaris
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (41.16%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (25.23%) TDD
3 175 (20.35%) MVVM
4 164 (19.07%) MVC
5 127 (14.77%) OO
6 120 (13.95%) Scrum
7 113 (13.14%) Multithreading
8 105 (12.21%) Unit Testing
9 67 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (6.63%) SOA
11 49 (5.70%) BDD
12 47 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 46 (5.35%) OOD
14 38 (4.42%) CRM
15 27 (3.14%) Electronic Trading
16 26 (3.02%) OOP
16 26 (3.02%) Workflow
16 26 (3.02%) Low Latency
17 25 (2.91%) Dependency Injection
18 20 (2.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 791 (91.98%) C#
2 302 (35.12%) SQL
3 171 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 100 (11.63%) Java
5 75 (8.72%) T-SQL
6 69 (8.02%) XAML
7 50 (5.81%) C++
8 41 (4.77%) PL/SQL
9 40 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 36 (4.19%) VB
11 24 (2.79%) VBA
12 18 (2.09%) VB6
13 17 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.05%) F#
15 9 (1.05%) Python
16 8 (0.93%) Scala
17 7 (0.81%) VBScript
18 5 (0.58%) Perl
18 5 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (6.86%) Degree
2 31 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.58%) MCPD
7 3 (0.35%) MCTS
8 2 (0.23%) CFA
8 2 (0.23%) HND
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Basel III
2 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (0.93%) Firmware
2 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.12%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (0.70%) Control-M
2 4 (0.47%) Puppet
2 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.23%) WMI
3 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 139 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 131 (15.23%) Oracle
3 47 (5.47%) DevExpress
4 41 (4.77%) TIBCO
5 26 (3.02%) Infragistics
5 26 (3.02%) Sybase
6 14 (1.63%) Telerik
7 13 (1.51%) IBM
8 9 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.81%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.81%) Perforce
10 6 (0.70%) Murex
11 5 (0.58%) VMware
11 5 (0.58%) Bloomberg
11 5 (0.58%) Twitter
11 5 (0.58%) Tableau
12 4 (0.47%) Syncfusion
12 4 (0.47%) Google
12 4 (0.47%) Informatica
13 3 (0.35%) DataSynapse
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