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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 242 115 143
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +28
Contract jobs citing WPF 424 862 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 1.76% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.98% 6.01% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 603 491
Average daily rate
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£430 £500 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.50 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.94%
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
14236 14332 14706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 29.34% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9391 9144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 254 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 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
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 2 September 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 2 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 -105 249 £525 -4.54% 102
South East -60 46 £368 +5.00% 34
North West -15 38 £325 +6.90% 22
East Midlands +6 32 £325 +8.33% 19
West Midlands -14 22 £375 +25.00% 16
East of England -29 16 £363 -10.76% 13
Yorkshire -42 12 £285 -8.80% 29
South West -53 4 - - 25
North East - - - - 8
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 885 (92.86%) C#
2 726 (76.18%) .NET
3 441 (46.27%) WCF
4 434 (45.54%) SQL Server
5 327 (34.31%) SQL
6 261 (27.39%) ASP.NET
7 249 (26.13%) TDD
8 234 (24.55%) MVC
9 218 (22.88%) MVVM
10 192 (20.15%) Finance
11 188 (19.73%) .NET Framework
12 186 (19.52%) Banking
13 184 (19.31%) WinForms
14 177 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
14 177 (18.57%) Microsoft
15 172 (18.05%) HTML
16 171 (17.94%) Scrum
17 163 (17.10%) Web Services
18 159 (16.68%) JavaScript
19 156 (16.37%) Windows
20 145 (15.22%) Visual Studio
21 141 (14.80%) Front Office
22 138 (14.48%) Silverlight
23 137 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
24 136 (14.27%) OO
25 134 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
26 130 (13.64%) Multithreading
27 121 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
28 118 (12.38%) LINQ
29 116 (12.17%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 24 (2.52%) IIS
2 20 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 9 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (0.84%) CMS
6 5 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (0.52%) Apache
7 4 (0.42%) Confluence
7 4 (0.42%) Node.js
8 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.10%) GemFire
10 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 60 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.36%) MS Office
5 9 (0.94%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.31%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.21%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.10%) Office 365
3 10 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.36%) Internet
2 8 (0.84%) LDAP
3 4 (0.42%) HTTP
4 3 (0.31%) Intranet
5 2 (0.21%) FTP
5 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.21%) AMQP
6 1 (0.10%) LAN
6 1 (0.10%) SSH
6 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (45.54%) SQL Server
2 134 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.52%) MongoDB
11 21 (2.20%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (0.94%) Big Data
14 8 (0.84%) QlikView
14 8 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.73%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.73%) MS Access
15 7 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 145 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 137 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (5.25%) MSTest
4 38 (3.99%) NUnit
5 29 (3.04%) TeamCity
6 28 (2.94%) Subversion
7 27 (2.83%) Microsoft Blend
8 25 (2.62%) Rhino Mocks
8 25 (2.62%) SpecFlow
9 20 (2.10%) Git (software)
10 16 (1.68%) JIRA
11 14 (1.47%) Jenkins
12 11 (1.15%) MSBuild
12 11 (1.15%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.05%) Moq
14 9 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.94%) QUnit
15 8 (0.84%) Jasmine
15 8 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (0.84%) Maven
General
1 192 (20.15%) Finance
2 186 (19.52%) Banking
3 141 (14.80%) Front Office
4 90 (9.44%) Investment Banking
5 18 (1.89%) Back Office
6 17 (1.78%) Retail
7 11 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.73%) Games
8 7 (0.73%) Marketing
9 6 (0.63%) Publishing
10 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.42%) Law
11 4 (0.42%) Legal
12 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
14 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 797 (83.63%) Developer
2 433 (45.44%) C# Developer
3 292 (30.64%) .NET Developer
4 155 (16.26%) WPF Developer
5 149 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 84 (8.81%) Senior Developer
7 55 (5.77%) Software Developer
8 50 (5.25%) Software Engineer
9 32 (3.36%) SQL Developer
10 29 (3.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 29 (3.04%) Analyst
11 28 (2.94%) Designer
12 26 (2.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (2.41%) Senior .NET Developer
14 22 (2.31%) Agile C# Developer
15 20 (2.10%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (1.99%) C# Software Developer
17 17 (1.78%) C++ Developer
17 17 (1.78%) Test Analyst
17 17 (1.78%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (76.18%) .NET
2 441 (46.27%) WCF
3 261 (27.39%) ASP.NET
4 188 (19.73%) .NET Framework
5 184 (19.31%) WinForms
6 172 (18.05%) HTML
7 163 (17.10%) Web Services
8 138 (14.48%) Silverlight
9 121 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 118 (12.38%) LINQ
11 116 (12.17%) CSS
12 110 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 109 (11.44%) XML
14 94 (9.86%) HTML5
15 82 (8.60%) jQuery
16 48 (5.04%) REST
17 46 (4.83%) SOAP
18 39 (4.09%) XSLT
19 35 (3.67%) CSS3
20 29 (3.04%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.09%) Derivative
2 51 (5.35%) Fixed Income
3 38 (3.99%) N-Tier
4 35 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (2.52%) Hedge funds
6 24 (2.52%) Equities
7 17 (1.78%) Visualisation
8 16 (1.68%) Credit Risk
9 15 (1.57%) Market Risk
9 15 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.47%) Open Source
11 12 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (1.15%) Grid Computing
13 10 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
15 6 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 156 (16.37%) Windows
2 23 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (1.78%) Linux
4 15 (1.57%) Windows 8
5 12 (1.26%) Windows Phone
6 11 (1.15%) UNIX
7 6 (0.63%) Android
8 5 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (26.13%) TDD
2 234 (24.55%) MVC
3 218 (22.88%) MVVM
4 177 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (17.94%) Scrum
6 136 (14.27%) OO
7 130 (13.64%) Multithreading
8 111 (11.65%) Unit Testing
9 93 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 69 (7.24%) BDD
11 61 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (5.04%) Dependency Injection
13 42 (4.41%) OOD
14 30 (3.15%) SOA
14 30 (3.15%) Low Latency
15 28 (2.94%) OOP
15 28 (2.94%) Workflow
16 27 (2.83%) Electronic Trading
17 25 (2.62%) Kanban
17 25 (2.62%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 885 (92.86%) C#
2 327 (34.31%) SQL
3 159 (16.68%) JavaScript
4 113 (11.86%) XAML
5 81 (8.50%) T-SQL
6 71 (7.45%) C++
7 52 (5.46%) Java
8 51 (5.35%) VB.NET
9 33 (3.46%) PL/SQL
10 25 (2.62%) VB
11 23 (2.41%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.20%) Python
13 19 (1.99%) VBA
14 16 (1.68%) VB6
15 10 (1.05%) C
16 8 (0.84%) VBScript
17 5 (0.52%) VC++
18 3 (0.31%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.31%) Bash Shell
19 2 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (6.40%) Degree
2 36 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.78%) ISEB
5 11 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.73%) BC Cleared
6 7 (0.73%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.52%) MCSE
8 4 (0.42%) MCSD
9 2 (0.21%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) MCPD
10 1 (0.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) Basel III
3 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.10%) DICOM
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.63%) Control-M
3 4 (0.42%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.10%) WMI
5 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 177 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 89 (9.34%) Oracle
3 42 (4.41%) Sybase
4 34 (3.57%) DevExpress
5 20 (2.10%) Telerik
6 12 (1.26%) Infragistics
7 11 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 9 (0.94%) Syncfusion
9 8 (0.84%) Informatica
9 8 (0.84%) Adobe
10 7 (0.73%) IBM
11 5 (0.52%) Splunk
12 4 (0.42%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.42%) SAP
13 3 (0.31%) JBoss
13 3 (0.31%) DataSynapse
13 3 (0.31%) Perforce
14 2 (0.21%) ESRI
14 2 (0.21%) SimCorp
14 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
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