The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 188 168 117
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -51
Contract jobs citing WPF 537 541 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.08% 1.26% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 4.69% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 413 624
Average daily rate £420 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £33.25 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £39.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13413 11531 14306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.99% 26.81% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8827 7372 8646
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 328 360
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 £17.70 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
UK

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

WPF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -73 263 £545 -0.90% 55
South East +51 99 £360 +6.66% 39
North West +24 51 £350 +16.66% 8
East of England -3 38 £350 -20.00% 15
West Midlands +9 32 £338 -2.52% 5
Yorkshire -17 25 £310 +5.08% 12
East Midlands -27 16 £288 -14.81% 8
South West -10 15 £275 -15.38% 6
North East -22 1 - - 3
Midlands - - - -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1084 (93.69%) C#
2 898 (77.61%) .NET
3 539 (46.59%) SQL Server
4 533 (46.07%) WCF
5 374 (32.32%) SQL
6 285 (24.63%) ASP.NET
7 281 (24.29%) TDD
8 242 (20.92%) MVVM
9 241 (20.83%) Finance
9 241 (20.83%) Windows
10 236 (20.40%) Multithreading
11 232 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
12 231 (19.97%) OO
13 227 (19.62%) Banking
14 221 (19.10%) MVC
15 209 (18.06%) WinForms
15 209 (18.06%) Microsoft
16 208 (17.98%) Scrum
17 199 (17.20%) .NET Framework
17 199 (17.20%) Front Office
18 195 (16.85%) Silverlight
19 181 (15.64%) HTML
20 169 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
21 168 (14.52%) Visual Studio
22 156 (13.48%) Software Engineering
23 145 (12.53%) Team Foundation Server
23 145 (12.53%) JavaScript
24 138 (11.93%) Web Services
25 134 (11.58%) LINQ
26 132 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.56%) IIS
3 13 (1.12%) CMS
4 10 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
5 9 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.69%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.35%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.26%) ArcSDE
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.17%) GemFire
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.086%) Documentum
Applications
1 57 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.38%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (0.95%) MS Office
4 10 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.086%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.086%) Maya
Business Applications
1 27 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.52%) ReMetrica
3 5 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.086%) RMDS
5 1 (0.086%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.21%) Office 365
3 8 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.43%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.73%) HTTP
2 16 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.95%) Wireless
4 9 (0.78%) Internet
5 5 (0.43%) Intranet
6 3 (0.26%) DNS
6 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.17%) LDAP
7 2 (0.17%) SSL
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
8 1 (0.086%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (46.59%) SQL Server
2 169 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (5.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (2.85%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.86%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.78%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.69%) DB2
13 7 (0.61%) Couchbase
13 7 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.61%) MySQL
14 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.43%) SQLite
15 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 168 (14.52%) Visual Studio
2 145 (12.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (5.96%) NUnit
4 32 (2.77%) Microsoft Blend
5 31 (2.68%) Subversion
6 30 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
6 30 (2.59%) SpecFlow
7 28 (2.42%) MSTest
8 26 (2.25%) Git (software)
9 25 (2.16%) Moq
9 25 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.99%) MSBuild
11 17 (1.47%) Axure RP
12 15 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (1.12%) Selenium
14 11 (0.95%) CruiseControl
15 8 (0.69%) ReSharper
16 7 (0.61%) JIRA
16 7 (0.61%) FitNesse
16 7 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 241 (20.83%) Finance
2 227 (19.62%) Banking
3 199 (17.20%) Front Office
4 102 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.38%) Marketing
6 14 (1.21%) Back Office
7 13 (1.12%) Retail
8 12 (1.04%) Legal
9 11 (0.95%) Publishing
9 11 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.52%) Electronics
12 5 (0.43%) Law
12 5 (0.43%) Games
13 4 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.086%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.086%) Automotive
16 1 (0.086%) Billing
Job Titles
1 928 (80.21%) Developer
2 519 (44.86%) C# Developer
3 336 (29.04%) .NET Developer
4 201 (17.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 201 (17.37%) WPF Developer
5 88 (7.61%) Software Engineer
6 80 (6.91%) Senior Developer
7 71 (6.14%) Software Developer
8 42 (3.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (3.37%) Analyst
9 39 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (3.37%) Senior C# Developer
10 37 (3.20%) Designer
11 30 (2.59%) Programmer
12 28 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
12 28 (2.42%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.16%) C# Software Engineer
14 24 (2.07%) Test Engineer
15 22 (1.90%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (1.90%) User Experience Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 898 (77.61%) .NET
2 533 (46.07%) WCF
3 285 (24.63%) ASP.NET
4 209 (18.06%) WinForms
5 199 (17.20%) .NET Framework
6 195 (16.85%) Silverlight
7 181 (15.64%) HTML
8 138 (11.93%) Web Services
9 134 (11.58%) LINQ
10 132 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 131 (11.32%) XML
12 126 (10.89%) CSS
13 88 (7.61%) HTML5
13 88 (7.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 78 (6.74%) jQuery
15 59 (5.10%) REST
16 57 (4.93%) SOAP
17 41 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 39 (3.37%) MSMQ
19 36 (3.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.54%) Derivative
2 71 (6.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 58 (5.01%) Fixed Income
4 51 (4.41%) N-Tier
5 42 (3.63%) Hedge funds
6 39 (3.37%) Inversion of Control
6 39 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.59%) Equity Derivative
9 28 (2.42%) Equities
10 26 (2.25%) Credit Derivative
11 20 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 19 (1.64%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.30%) Credit Risk
14 14 (1.21%) Market Risk
15 13 (1.12%) Open Source
16 11 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.95%) Grid Computing
17 8 (0.69%) Visualisation
18 7 (0.61%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 241 (20.83%) Windows
2 28 (2.42%) Linux
3 22 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (1.56%) Windows Phone
5 17 (1.47%) UNIX
6 15 (1.30%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.78%) Android
8 8 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
14 1 (0.086%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.086%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (24.29%) TDD
2 242 (20.92%) MVVM
3 236 (20.40%) Multithreading
4 232 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (19.97%) OO
6 221 (19.10%) MVC
7 208 (17.98%) Scrum
8 156 (13.48%) Software Engineering
9 98 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 79 (6.83%) BDD
11 72 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
12 65 (5.62%) OOD
13 50 (4.32%) SOA
14 41 (3.54%) UML
15 35 (3.03%) Web Development
16 34 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
17 32 (2.77%) Software Testing
17 32 (2.77%) Automated Testing
18 31 (2.68%) CRM
18 31 (2.68%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1084 (93.69%) C#
2 374 (32.32%) SQL
3 145 (12.53%) JavaScript
4 98 (8.47%) XAML
5 87 (7.52%) T-SQL
6 77 (6.66%) C++
7 68 (5.88%) Java
8 52 (4.49%) VB.NET
9 36 (3.11%) VB
10 31 (2.68%) VBA
11 27 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.90%) Python
13 14 (1.21%) VB6
13 14 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.04%) C
15 10 (0.86%) Perl
15 10 (0.86%) VC++
16 9 (0.78%) PHP
17 6 (0.52%) Ruby
18 5 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 96 (8.30%) Degree
2 23 (1.99%) ISEB
3 16 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.69%) MCP
7 7 (0.61%) MCTS
7 7 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.61%) MCPD
8 2 (0.17%) CFA
8 2 (0.17%) MBA
8 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.086%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.086%) MCSD
9 1 (0.086%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.46%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.26%) EMIR
4 1 (0.086%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.086%) DICOM
4 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.35%) Control-M
3 2 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.086%) Puppet
4 1 (0.086%) MOM
Vendors
1 209 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 119 (10.29%) Oracle
3 45 (3.89%) Sybase
3 45 (3.89%) DevExpress
4 23 (1.99%) Telerik
5 21 (1.82%) Infragistics
6 17 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 17 (1.47%) Syncfusion
7 15 (1.30%) DataSynapse
8 7 (0.61%) ESRI
8 7 (0.61%) Perforce
9 6 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.43%) GigaSpaces
10 5 (0.43%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.43%) IBM
11 4 (0.35%) Serena
11 4 (0.35%) SAP
11 4 (0.35%) Sencha
12 3 (0.26%) Mercator
12 3 (0.26%) Murex
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