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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 249 123 152
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +29
Contract jobs citing WPF 397 843 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 1.75% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 5.95% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 585 479
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £616 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 6
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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
14043 14174 14928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.40% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9233 9288 9097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 250 343
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.91 £16.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 -104 237 £525 -4.54% 101
South East -55 51 £373 +6.42% 36
East Midlands 0 29 £325 +8.33% 15
North West -26 27 £325 +6.90% 26
West Midlands -17 19 £375 +25.00% 16
East of England -26 15 £425 -5.55% 25
Yorkshire -39 13 £300 -3.61% 36
South West -45 3 - - 22
North East - - - - 10
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 851 (92.40%) C#
2 696 (75.57%) .NET
3 432 (46.91%) WCF
4 414 (44.95%) SQL Server
5 387 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
6 318 (34.53%) SQL
7 245 (26.60%) ASP.NET
8 241 (26.17%) TDD
9 220 (23.89%) MVC
10 213 (23.13%) MVVM
11 190 (20.63%) .NET Framework
12 180 (19.54%) Finance
12 180 (19.54%) Microsoft
13 177 (19.22%) Banking
14 171 (18.57%) Scrum
14 171 (18.57%) WinForms
15 161 (17.48%) HTML
16 155 (16.83%) JavaScript
16 155 (16.83%) Web Services
17 145 (15.74%) Windows
18 139 (15.09%) Visual Studio
19 134 (14.55%) OO
19 134 (14.55%) Front Office
19 134 (14.55%) Silverlight
20 130 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
21 125 (13.57%) SQL Server 2008
22 115 (12.49%) Multithreading
23 113 (12.27%) XML
24 112 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
25 109 (11.83%) LINQ

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (2.71%) IIS
2 21 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 9 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (0.65%) CMS
6 5 (0.54%) Apache
7 4 (0.43%) Node.js
7 4 (0.43%) Confluence
8 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.22%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.11%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.11%) Documentum
10 1 (0.11%) Kentico
Applications
1 60 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.41%) MS Office
5 10 (1.09%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.76%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.33%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.11%) Simulink
9 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.11%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.17%) Office 365
3 10 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.41%) Internet
2 8 (0.87%) LDAP
3 3 (0.33%) HTTP
4 2 (0.22%) AMQP
4 2 (0.22%) FTP
4 2 (0.22%) Intranet
5 1 (0.11%) LAN
5 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (44.95%) SQL Server
2 125 (13.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (3.04%) Oracle Database
7 28 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (2.71%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.50%) MongoDB
10 22 (2.39%) NoSQL
11 14 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.09%) Big Data
13 9 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.98%) MS Access
13 9 (0.98%) QlikView
14 8 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.76%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 139 (15.09%) Visual Studio
2 130 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (5.65%) MSTest
4 39 (4.23%) NUnit
5 31 (3.37%) TeamCity
6 30 (3.26%) Rhino Mocks
7 29 (3.15%) Microsoft Blend
8 27 (2.93%) Subversion
9 23 (2.50%) SpecFlow
10 16 (1.74%) JIRA
11 15 (1.63%) Git (software)
12 14 (1.52%) Jenkins
13 11 (1.19%) CruiseControl
13 11 (1.19%) MSBuild
14 10 (1.09%) QUnit
14 10 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.98%) Moq
15 9 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.98%) Jasmine
16 8 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 180 (19.54%) Finance
2 177 (19.22%) Banking
3 134 (14.55%) Front Office
4 91 (9.88%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.06%) Back Office
6 17 (1.85%) Retail
7 10 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.76%) Games
8 7 (0.76%) Marketing
9 6 (0.65%) Publishing
10 5 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.33%) Electronics
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
12 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 760 (82.52%) Developer
2 402 (43.65%) C# Developer
3 275 (29.86%) .NET Developer
4 150 (16.29%) WPF Developer
5 133 (14.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 78 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 51 (5.54%) Software Developer
8 44 (4.78%) Software Engineer
9 31 (3.37%) SQL Developer
10 28 (3.04%) Designer
10 28 (3.04%) Senior C# Developer
11 27 (2.93%) Analyst
12 21 (2.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (2.06%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (2.06%) Agile C# Developer
14 18 (1.95%) UI Developer
15 17 (1.85%) C++ Developer
15 17 (1.85%) Applications Developer
15 17 (1.85%) C# Software Developer
16 16 (1.74%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 696 (75.57%) .NET
2 432 (46.91%) WCF
3 245 (26.60%) ASP.NET
4 190 (20.63%) .NET Framework
5 171 (18.57%) WinForms
6 161 (17.48%) HTML
7 155 (16.83%) Web Services
8 134 (14.55%) Silverlight
9 113 (12.27%) XML
10 112 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 109 (11.83%) LINQ
12 107 (11.62%) CSS
13 103 (11.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 87 (9.45%) HTML5
15 80 (8.69%) jQuery
16 45 (4.89%) REST
17 42 (4.56%) SOAP
18 39 (4.23%) XSLT
19 35 (3.80%) AngularJS
20 34 (3.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.75%) User Experience
3 50 (5.43%) Fixed Income
4 46 (4.99%) Derivative
5 40 (4.34%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.69%) N-Tier
6 34 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 25 (2.71%) Inversion of Control
9 23 (2.50%) Equities
10 19 (2.06%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.95%) Market Risk
12 17 (1.85%) Visualisation
13 16 (1.74%) Credit Risk
14 14 (1.52%) Open Source
15 12 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.09%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.98%) Grid Computing
17 9 (0.98%) Blog
17 9 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 145 (15.74%) Windows
2 23 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (1.74%) Windows 8
4 14 (1.52%) Linux
5 11 (1.19%) Windows Phone
6 10 (1.09%) UNIX
7 5 (0.54%) Android
7 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (26.17%) TDD
3 220 (23.89%) MVC
4 213 (23.13%) MVVM
5 171 (18.57%) Scrum
6 134 (14.55%) OO
7 115 (12.49%) Multithreading
8 105 (11.40%) Unit Testing
9 82 (8.90%) Software Engineering
10 73 (7.93%) BDD
11 63 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (4.99%) Dependency Injection
13 43 (4.67%) OOD
14 30 (3.26%) OOP
15 29 (3.15%) Workflow
16 28 (3.04%) Low Latency
17 25 (2.71%) Electronic Trading
17 25 (2.71%) SOA
18 23 (2.50%) Content Management
18 23 (2.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 851 (92.40%) C#
2 318 (34.53%) SQL
3 155 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 107 (11.62%) XAML
5 78 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 67 (7.27%) C++
7 55 (5.97%) Java
8 45 (4.89%) VB.NET
9 37 (4.02%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.39%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.28%) Python
12 20 (2.17%) VB
12 20 (2.17%) VBA
13 11 (1.19%) VB6
14 10 (1.09%) VBScript
14 10 (1.09%) C
15 4 (0.43%) F#
16 3 (0.33%) VC++
16 3 (0.33%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (7.38%) Degree
2 37 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 19 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.74%) ISEB
5 11 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.76%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.54%) MCSE
8 4 (0.43%) MCSD
9 2 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.22%) PhD
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.80%) QA
2 5 (0.54%) Basel III
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.33%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.65%) Control-M
3 4 (0.43%) Puppet
4 2 (0.22%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.11%) WMI
5 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 180 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 92 (9.99%) Oracle
3 36 (3.91%) Sybase
4 27 (2.93%) DevExpress
5 16 (1.74%) Telerik
6 12 (1.30%) Infragistics
7 10 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 9 (0.98%) Informatica
9 8 (0.87%) Adobe
10 6 (0.65%) Syncfusion
11 5 (0.54%) IBM
11 5 (0.54%) Splunk
12 4 (0.43%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.43%) SAP
13 3 (0.33%) JBoss
13 3 (0.33%) Perforce
14 2 (0.22%) 29West
14 2 (0.22%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.22%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.22%) SimCorp
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