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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 239 198 154
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -44
Contract jobs citing WPF 449 534 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 1.11% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 4.03% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 374 458
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £35.00 £32.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £44.20 £140.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
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
13240 13258 11672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.33% 27.53% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8921 8879 7543
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 171 339
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.35 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £53.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 +10 265 £531 -0.70% 99
South East -23 75 £338 -10.00% 43
South West +33 36 £314 +0.48% 23
East Midlands -6 22 £300 +1.69% 7
West Midlands -18 13 £319 -1.92% 22
Yorkshire -21 11 £400 +33.33% 16
East of England -33 8 £325 -7.14% 21
North West -54 8 £350 - 27
North East -5 2 £375 - 6
Midlands +2 1 - -
WPF
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 781 (92.54%) C#
2 633 (75.00%) .NET
3 416 (49.29%) WCF
4 364 (43.13%) SQL Server
5 357 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
6 304 (36.02%) SQL
7 206 (24.41%) TDD
8 201 (23.82%) ASP.NET
9 181 (21.45%) .NET Framework
10 172 (20.38%) Finance
11 168 (19.91%) MVVM
12 162 (19.19%) Banking
13 159 (18.84%) WinForms
14 155 (18.36%) Front Office
15 153 (18.13%) JavaScript
16 152 (18.01%) MVC
17 151 (17.89%) HTML
18 148 (17.54%) Microsoft
19 126 (14.93%) Oracle
20 123 (14.57%) OO
21 121 (14.34%) Multithreading
22 120 (14.22%) Scrum
23 112 (13.27%) Windows
24 110 (13.03%) Unit Testing
25 107 (12.68%) Web Services
26 104 (12.32%) Investment Banking
27 97 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
28 82 (9.72%) Java
29 78 (9.24%) Entity Framework
30 75 (8.89%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (1.78%) IIS
3 14 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.42%) Confluence
5 8 (0.95%) CMS
6 7 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.47%) Apache
8 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.36%) MTS
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.24%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.24%) Lync
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 61 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.83%) Markit EDM
1 7 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.59%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.36%) RMDS
5 2 (0.24%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.12%) Endur
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.12%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.12%) CodePlex
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.71%) HTTP
3 4 (0.47%) Internet
4 3 (0.36%) Intranet
4 3 (0.36%) SSL
4 3 (0.36%) DNS
4 3 (0.36%) AMQP
5 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) GPRS
6 1 (0.12%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (43.13%) SQL Server
2 97 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (5.09%) Oracle Database
5 36 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 34 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 25 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.07%) MS Access
11 9 (1.07%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.83%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.71%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.47%) QlikView
14 4 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (7.94%) Visual Studio
3 49 (5.81%) NUnit
4 33 (3.91%) JIRA
5 29 (3.44%) Subversion
6 26 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 20 (2.37%) Moq
8 17 (2.01%) Git (software)
8 17 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (2.01%) Maven
9 14 (1.66%) MSI
10 13 (1.54%) MSTest
11 10 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.18%) SpecFlow
11 10 (1.18%) Selenium
11 10 (1.18%) JUnit
12 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Blend
13 7 (0.83%) ProC
14 6 (0.71%) Mockito
14 6 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 172 (20.38%) Finance
2 162 (19.19%) Banking
3 155 (18.36%) Front Office
4 104 (12.32%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.25%) Retail
6 12 (1.42%) Back Office
7 7 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.83%) Publishing
8 5 (0.59%) Games
9 4 (0.47%) Legal
9 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Marketing
11 2 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 703 (83.29%) Developer
2 416 (49.29%) C# Developer
3 237 (28.08%) .NET Developer
4 132 (15.64%) WPF Developer
5 129 (15.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 100 (11.85%) Senior Developer
7 55 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 37 (4.38%) Java Developer
9 35 (4.15%) Architect
10 34 (4.03%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (3.20%) Software Developer
11 27 (3.20%) Software Engineer
12 25 (2.96%) Programmer
13 21 (2.49%) C# Programmer
13 21 (2.49%) Designer
13 21 (2.49%) SQL Developer
14 18 (2.13%) UI Programmer
14 18 (2.13%) Front Office Developer
14 18 (2.13%) Agile C# Developer
14 18 (2.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (75.00%) .NET
2 416 (49.29%) WCF
3 201 (23.82%) ASP.NET
4 181 (21.45%) .NET Framework
5 159 (18.84%) WinForms
6 151 (17.89%) HTML
7 107 (12.68%) Web Services
8 78 (9.24%) Entity Framework
9 74 (8.77%) CSS
10 73 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (8.53%) Silverlight
12 61 (7.23%) LINQ
13 60 (7.11%) HTML5
14 57 (6.75%) XML
15 52 (6.16%) jQuery
16 47 (5.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 45 (5.33%) AngularJS
18 35 (4.15%) Reactive Extensions
19 34 (4.03%) REST
20 29 (3.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.65%) Derivative
2 56 (6.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 56 (6.64%) Fixed Income
3 47 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 40 (4.74%) Hedge funds
6 34 (4.03%) Equities
7 29 (3.44%) User Experience
8 26 (3.08%) Mathematics
9 21 (2.49%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (2.37%) Client/Server
10 20 (2.37%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (1.90%) Credit Risk
12 14 (1.66%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.30%) Credit Derivative
13 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.18%) Physics
15 8 (0.95%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 112 (13.27%) Windows
2 33 (3.91%) UNIX
3 12 (1.42%) Linux
4 8 (0.95%) Android
5 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.59%) Solaris
7 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (24.41%) TDD
3 168 (19.91%) MVVM
4 152 (18.01%) MVC
5 123 (14.57%) OO
6 121 (14.34%) Multithreading
7 120 (14.22%) Scrum
8 110 (13.03%) Unit Testing
9 68 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (6.75%) Software Engineering
11 50 (5.92%) SOA
12 49 (5.81%) OOD
13 44 (5.21%) SDLC
14 39 (4.62%) BDD
15 32 (3.79%) CRM
16 31 (3.67%) Low Latency
17 29 (3.44%) Dependency Injection
18 27 (3.20%) Electronic Trading
19 25 (2.96%) OOP
20 24 (2.84%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 781 (92.54%) C#
2 304 (36.02%) SQL
3 153 (18.13%) JavaScript
4 82 (9.72%) Java
5 75 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 56 (6.64%) XAML
7 43 (5.09%) PL/SQL
7 43 (5.09%) C++
8 42 (4.98%) VB.NET
9 33 (3.91%) VB
10 23 (2.73%) VBA
11 22 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.13%) VB6
13 12 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.30%) Python
15 8 (0.95%) Scala
16 7 (0.83%) VBScript
17 6 (0.71%) F#
18 5 (0.59%) C
19 4 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (6.52%) Degree
2 31 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.36%) MCPD
7 1 (0.12%) OCP
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.12%) CFA
7 1 (0.12%) MCTS
7 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (0.95%) Firmware
2 5 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) GridGain
4 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (0.71%) Control-M
2 4 (0.47%) Puppet
2 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.36%) WMI
4 2 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 148 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 126 (14.93%) Oracle
3 46 (5.45%) DevExpress
4 39 (4.62%) TIBCO
5 29 (3.44%) Sybase
6 25 (2.96%) Infragistics
7 22 (2.61%) Telerik
8 11 (1.30%) IBM
9 9 (1.07%) VMware
10 7 (0.83%) Bloomberg
10 7 (0.83%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.71%) Perforce
11 6 (0.71%) Murex
12 5 (0.59%) Tableau
12 5 (0.59%) Informatica
12 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.59%) Google
13 4 (0.47%) Syncfusion
13 4 (0.47%) Twitter
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