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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 230 184 164
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -20
Contract jobs citing WPF 460 579 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 1.17% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 4.30% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 400 410
Average daily rate
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£450 £420 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
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 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
WPF
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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
13560 13453 11630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.28% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8939 8729 7486
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 210 314
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.01 £16.10 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £43.50
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 1 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 1 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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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 -15 276 £550 +4.76% 79
South East -32 64 £334 -5.31% 42
South West +17 30 £320 +16.36% 15
East Midlands +14 30 £350 +40.00% 12
West Midlands -22 20 £300 -7.61% 12
Yorkshire -31 14 £335 +11.66% 22
East of England -14 12 £300 -14.16% 16
North West -55 11 £318 -9.28% 28
North East 0 1 £300 - 3
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WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 813 (92.07%) C#
2 694 (78.60%) .NET
3 425 (48.13%) WCF
4 356 (40.32%) SQL Server
5 348 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
6 300 (33.98%) SQL
7 230 (26.05%) TDD
8 205 (23.22%) .NET Framework
9 198 (22.42%) ASP.NET
10 191 (21.63%) MVVM
11 190 (21.52%) Finance
12 182 (20.61%) WinForms
13 178 (20.16%) Front Office
14 175 (19.82%) Banking
15 170 (19.25%) JavaScript
16 166 (18.80%) HTML
17 153 (17.33%) MVC
18 142 (16.08%) Microsoft
19 132 (14.95%) Windows
20 124 (14.04%) OO
21 123 (13.93%) Oracle
21 123 (13.93%) Scrum
22 117 (13.25%) Multithreading
23 109 (12.34%) Web Services
24 106 (12.00%) Investment Banking
25 103 (11.66%) Java
26 93 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
27 90 (10.19%) Silverlight
28 87 (9.85%) Derivative
28 87 (9.85%) Entity Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (3.17%) TIBCO EMS
2 22 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.15%) IIS
4 17 (1.93%) Confluence
5 9 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.79%) CMS
7 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 5 (0.57%) Apache
8 4 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.34%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.23%) JBoss
10 2 (0.23%) Lync
11 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.11%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 59 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.13%) MS Office
3 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 7 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (0.57%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.23%) Front Arena
4 2 (0.23%) RMDS
5 1 (0.11%) ZaiNet
5 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.11%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.34%) GitHub
2 3 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.68%) Internet
1 6 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.57%) AMQP
3 4 (0.45%) HTTP
4 3 (0.34%) DNS
4 3 (0.34%) Intranet
5 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) GPRS
6 1 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 93 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (5.21%) Relational Database
5 44 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (4.30%) Oracle Database
7 26 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.13%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.02%) MS Access
14 8 (0.91%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.79%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.68%) MongoDB
17 5 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
18 4 (0.45%) KDB
18 4 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 80 (9.06%) Visual Studio
2 74 (8.38%) NUnit
3 69 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (4.19%) JIRA
5 35 (3.96%) TeamCity
6 29 (3.28%) Subversion
6 29 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (2.49%) MSTest
7 22 (2.49%) Moq
8 17 (1.93%) MSI
9 16 (1.81%) Maven
10 15 (1.70%) Selenium
11 12 (1.36%) Git (software)
12 11 (1.25%) JUnit
13 9 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (0.91%) Ant
14 8 (0.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 8 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.79%) Jasmine
15 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 190 (21.52%) Finance
2 178 (20.16%) Front Office
3 175 (19.82%) Banking
4 106 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.60%) Retail
6 13 (1.47%) Back Office
7 8 (0.91%) Publishing
8 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.68%) Games
10 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.45%) Legal
11 4 (0.45%) Marketing
12 3 (0.34%) Advertising
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.11%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 727 (82.33%) Developer
2 417 (47.23%) C# Developer
3 240 (27.18%) .NET Developer
4 140 (15.86%) WPF Developer
5 132 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 105 (11.89%) Senior Developer
7 55 (6.23%) Senior C# Developer
8 43 (4.87%) Java Developer
9 38 (4.30%) Architect
10 33 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 25 (2.83%) UI Developer
11 25 (2.83%) Software Engineer
12 24 (2.72%) UI Programmer
13 20 (2.27%) Designer
13 20 (2.27%) Analyst
14 19 (2.15%) Web Developer
15 18 (2.04%) Software Developer
16 17 (1.93%) Agile C# Developer
17 16 (1.81%) SQL Developer
17 16 (1.81%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 694 (78.60%) .NET
2 425 (48.13%) WCF
3 205 (23.22%) .NET Framework
4 198 (22.42%) ASP.NET
5 182 (20.61%) WinForms
6 166 (18.80%) HTML
7 109 (12.34%) Web Services
8 90 (10.19%) Silverlight
9 87 (9.85%) Entity Framework
10 82 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 81 (9.17%) HTML5
12 80 (9.06%) CSS
13 69 (7.81%) XML
14 64 (7.25%) LINQ
15 59 (6.68%) jQuery
16 46 (5.21%) AngularJS
17 35 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (3.74%) REST
19 32 (3.62%) Reactive Extensions
20 31 (3.51%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.85%) Derivative
2 73 (8.27%) Fixed Income
3 61 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (5.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 46 (5.21%) Computer Science
6 34 (3.85%) Hedge funds
7 32 (3.62%) Equities
7 32 (3.62%) Mathematics
8 31 (3.51%) User Experience
9 26 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
10 23 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (2.15%) Data Structures
12 18 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
13 16 (1.81%) Credit Risk
14 13 (1.47%) Open Source
14 13 (1.47%) Blog
15 12 (1.36%) N-Tier
15 12 (1.36%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.13%) Market Risk
16 10 (1.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 132 (14.95%) Windows
2 27 (3.06%) UNIX
3 14 (1.59%) Linux
4 8 (0.91%) Windows Phone
5 7 (0.79%) Android
6 5 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.57%) Solaris
7 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (26.05%) TDD
3 191 (21.63%) MVVM
4 153 (17.33%) MVC
5 124 (14.04%) OO
6 123 (13.93%) Scrum
7 117 (13.25%) Multithreading
8 85 (9.63%) Unit Testing
9 73 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (6.46%) Software Engineering
11 56 (6.34%) SOA
12 53 (6.00%) BDD
13 48 (5.44%) OOD
14 37 (4.19%) CRM
15 31 (3.51%) Low Latency
16 28 (3.17%) Dependency Injection
17 26 (2.94%) Workflow
18 25 (2.83%) OOP
19 24 (2.72%) Analytics
20 21 (2.38%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 813 (92.07%) C#
2 300 (33.98%) SQL
3 170 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 103 (11.66%) Java
5 73 (8.27%) XAML
6 64 (7.25%) T-SQL
7 55 (6.23%) C++
8 42 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 40 (4.53%) PL/SQL
10 35 (3.96%) VB
11 23 (2.60%) VBA
12 18 (2.04%) PowerShell
12 18 (2.04%) VB6
13 14 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.47%) F#
15 9 (1.02%) Python
16 8 (0.91%) Scala
17 7 (0.79%) VBScript
18 5 (0.57%) C
18 5 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (7.02%) Degree
2 27 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.57%) MCPD
7 4 (0.45%) MCTS
8 2 (0.23%) HND
8 2 (0.23%) ISEB
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.23%) CFA
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.11%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.74%) QA
2 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 8 (0.91%) Firmware
2 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.11%) GridGain
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.02%) Puppet
2 7 (0.79%) Control-M
3 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.23%) WMI
4 1 (0.11%) logstash
4 1 (0.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 142 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 123 (13.93%) Oracle
3 47 (5.32%) DevExpress
4 46 (5.21%) TIBCO
5 32 (3.62%) Infragistics
6 26 (2.94%) Sybase
7 17 (1.93%) IBM
8 12 (1.36%) Telerik
9 9 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.68%) Murex
12 5 (0.57%) Tableau
12 5 (0.57%) Perforce
12 5 (0.57%) Bloomberg
13 4 (0.45%) Informatica
13 4 (0.45%) VMware
13 4 (0.45%) Typemock
13 4 (0.45%) Syncfusion
13 4 (0.45%) Google
14 3 (0.34%) Xamarin
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