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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 232 142 159
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +17
Contract jobs citing WPF 459 720 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.53% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.38% 5.47% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 522 415
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
- -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Average hourly rate £37.75 £38.15 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +1.42%
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
13562 13160 12847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.92% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9437 8578 8195
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 275 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 -47 296 £550 +1.85% 73
South East -36 74 £350 -2.43% 40
North West -32 18 £325 +1.56% 20
East Midlands -11 17 £325 +8.33% 9
South West -30 16 £320 - 29
East of England -28 15 £343 +5.38% 20
Yorkshire -30 15 £313 -2.34% 21
West Midlands -21 6 £223 -28.80% 16
North East - - - - 6
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 789 (91.96%) C#
2 636 (74.13%) .NET
3 377 (43.94%) WCF
4 327 (38.11%) SQL Server
5 300 (34.97%) SQL
6 299 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
7 205 (23.89%) TDD
8 202 (23.54%) ASP.NET
9 197 (22.96%) MVVM
10 196 (22.84%) .NET Framework
11 190 (22.14%) Banking
12 189 (22.03%) Finance
13 186 (21.68%) MVC
14 171 (19.93%) HTML
14 171 (19.93%) JavaScript
15 166 (19.35%) WinForms
16 164 (19.11%) Front Office
17 158 (18.41%) Microsoft
18 131 (15.27%) OO
19 123 (14.34%) Scrum
20 119 (13.87%) Windows
21 116 (13.52%) Web Services
22 115 (13.40%) Multithreading
23 111 (12.94%) Oracle
24 99 (11.54%) Investment Banking
24 99 (11.54%) Silverlight
25 96 (11.19%) Java
26 91 (10.61%) CSS
26 91 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
27 90 (10.49%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 32 (3.73%) IIS
2 24 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 12 (1.40%) Confluence
5 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.35%) CMS
8 3 (0.35%) JBoss
8 3 (0.35%) Node.js
8 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.12%) Kentico
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 50 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.52%) MS Office
3 9 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.58%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) Simulink
8 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.12%) Endur
2 1 (0.12%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.12%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.47%) GitHub
3 3 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.70%) Internet
2 5 (0.58%) HTTP
3 3 (0.35%) LDAP
4 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.23%) FTP
4 2 (0.23%) Intranet
4 2 (0.23%) AMQP
5 1 (0.12%) SSH
5 1 (0.12%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (38.11%) SQL Server
2 84 (9.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (4.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 36 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 23 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.70%) Big Data
14 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.58%) MS Access
15 4 (0.47%) Sybase ASE
15 4 (0.47%) KDB
15 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 87 (10.14%) Visual Studio
2 71 (8.28%) NUnit
3 64 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (4.31%) Rhino Mocks
5 34 (3.96%) MSTest
6 30 (3.50%) TeamCity
7 27 (3.15%) JIRA
8 19 (2.21%) Subversion
9 18 (2.10%) Microsoft Blend
10 15 (1.75%) Moq
11 13 (1.52%) Maven
11 13 (1.52%) JUnit
12 12 (1.40%) Jasmine
13 10 (1.17%) MSI
13 10 (1.17%) Selenium
14 9 (1.05%) Ant
15 8 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 7 (0.82%) Jenkins
16 7 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 190 (22.14%) Banking
2 189 (22.03%) Finance
3 164 (19.11%) Front Office
4 99 (11.54%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.68%) Retail
6 14 (1.63%) Back Office
7 6 (0.70%) Games
8 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.58%) Marketing
9 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.35%) Legal
11 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.23%) Automotive
11 2 (0.23%) Advertising
11 2 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 701 (81.70%) Developer
2 371 (43.24%) C# Developer
3 192 (22.38%) .NET Developer
4 147 (17.13%) WPF Developer
5 88 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 87 (10.14%) Senior Developer
7 43 (5.01%) Senior C# Developer
8 41 (4.78%) Java Developer
9 34 (3.96%) Software Developer
10 28 (3.26%) UI Developer
11 25 (2.91%) Architect
12 24 (2.80%) UI Programmer
13 22 (2.56%) Analyst
13 22 (2.56%) Designer
14 21 (2.45%) Web Developer
15 20 (2.33%) Applications Developer
15 20 (2.33%) Software Engineer
16 19 (2.21%) Front Office Developer
17 15 (1.75%) Technical Architect
18 14 (1.63%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 636 (74.13%) .NET
2 377 (43.94%) WCF
3 202 (23.54%) ASP.NET
4 196 (22.84%) .NET Framework
5 171 (19.93%) HTML
6 166 (19.35%) WinForms
7 116 (13.52%) Web Services
8 99 (11.54%) Silverlight
9 91 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 91 (10.61%) CSS
10 90 (10.49%) HTML5
11 86 (10.02%) XML
12 80 (9.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 78 (9.09%) jQuery
14 62 (7.23%) LINQ
15 54 (6.29%) AngularJS
16 38 (4.43%) Reactive Extensions
17 35 (4.08%) Task Parallel Library
18 34 (3.96%) Castle Windsor
19 31 (3.61%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (8.28%) Fixed Income
3 65 (7.58%) Derivative
4 56 (6.53%) Computer Science
5 48 (5.59%) User Experience
6 40 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (4.31%) Mathematics
8 32 (3.73%) Hedge funds
9 29 (3.38%) Equities
10 25 (2.91%) Blog
11 24 (2.80%) N-Tier
12 23 (2.68%) Data Structures
13 21 (2.45%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (2.10%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.98%) Management Information System
15 17 (1.98%) Market Risk
16 16 (1.86%) Algorithms
17 15 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
17 15 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
18 14 (1.63%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 119 (13.87%) Windows
2 11 (1.28%) Linux
2 11 (1.28%) UNIX
3 9 (1.05%) Windows 8
3 9 (1.05%) Windows Phone
4 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (0.47%) Android
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (23.89%) TDD
3 197 (22.96%) MVVM
4 186 (21.68%) MVC
5 131 (15.27%) OO
6 123 (14.34%) Scrum
7 115 (13.40%) Multithreading
8 74 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (7.93%) BDD
10 63 (7.34%) Unit Testing
11 53 (6.18%) Software Engineering
12 47 (5.48%) OOD
13 39 (4.55%) CRM
14 36 (4.20%) SOA
15 32 (3.73%) Dependency Injection
16 31 (3.61%) Domain-Driven Design
17 30 (3.50%) Low Latency
18 26 (3.03%) OOP
18 26 (3.03%) Workflow
19 23 (2.68%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 789 (91.96%) C#
2 300 (34.97%) SQL
3 171 (19.93%) JavaScript
4 96 (11.19%) Java
5 90 (10.49%) XAML
6 68 (7.93%) T-SQL
7 62 (7.23%) C++
8 46 (5.36%) VB.NET
9 44 (5.13%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.56%) VB
11 21 (2.45%) F#
12 14 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.63%) VBA
13 13 (1.52%) VBScript
14 9 (1.05%) Python
15 7 (0.82%) C
15 7 (0.82%) VB6
16 4 (0.47%) XPath
16 4 (0.47%) Perl
17 3 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 83 (9.67%) Degree
2 18 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.58%) ISEB
6 5 (0.58%) MCTS
7 4 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.23%) HND
8 2 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.23%) MCPD
9 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) PhD
9 1 (0.12%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) Basel III
2 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.70%) Puppet
2 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.23%) Control-M
3 2 (0.23%) WMI
3 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
4 1 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 158 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 111 (12.94%) Oracle
3 34 (3.96%) TIBCO
4 28 (3.26%) DevExpress
5 24 (2.80%) Sybase
6 19 (2.21%) Telerik
7 18 (2.10%) Infragistics
8 12 (1.40%) IBM
9 7 (0.82%) Adobe
10 6 (0.70%) Perforce
10 6 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.70%) Typemock
11 4 (0.47%) Syncfusion
12 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.35%) SimCorp
12 3 (0.35%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.35%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.23%) Nintex
13 2 (0.23%) Red Gate
13 2 (0.23%) 29West
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