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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 194 156 119
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -37
Contract jobs citing WPF 565 549 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.10% 1.27% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 4.75% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 414 627
Average daily rate £420 £520 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £34.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
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 £17.50 £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 18 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 18 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 18 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 -76 277 £545 -0.90% 140
South East +52 103 £360 +9.92% 51
North West +26 52 £350 +21.73% 31
East of England -5 40 £350 -20.00% 32
West Midlands +14 34 £331 -4.33% 20
Yorkshire -20 28 £300 +1.69% 23
East Midlands -25 16 £288 -14.81% 16
South West -18 14 £275 -5.57% 25
North East -24 4 - - 5
Midlands - - - -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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 1117 (93.63%) C#
2 923 (77.37%) .NET
3 558 (46.77%) SQL Server
4 551 (46.19%) WCF
5 389 (32.61%) SQL
6 294 (24.64%) ASP.NET
7 293 (24.56%) TDD
8 253 (21.21%) MVVM
9 249 (20.87%) OO
10 248 (20.79%) Windows
11 247 (20.70%) Finance
12 245 (20.54%) Multithreading
13 238 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
14 230 (19.28%) Banking
15 227 (19.03%) MVC
16 225 (18.86%) WinForms
17 217 (18.19%) Scrum
17 217 (18.19%) Microsoft
18 211 (17.69%) .NET Framework
19 201 (16.85%) Front Office
20 197 (16.51%) Silverlight
21 185 (15.51%) HTML
22 174 (14.59%) Visual Studio
23 170 (14.25%) SQL Server 2008
24 157 (13.16%) Software Engineering
25 149 (12.49%) Team Foundation Server
26 148 (12.41%) JavaScript
27 141 (11.82%) Web Services
28 136 (11.40%) LINQ
29 134 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 24 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.51%) IIS
3 13 (1.09%) CMS
4 10 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 9 (0.75%) NServiceBus
5 9 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 8 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.34%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.25%) ArcSDE
11 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.17%) GemFire
12 1 (0.084%) Node.js
Applications
1 57 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.34%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (0.92%) MS Office
4 10 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.084%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.084%) Maya
7 1 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.50%) ReMetrica
3 5 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.084%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 1 (0.084%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.17%) Office 365
3 7 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.68%) HTTP
2 16 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.92%) Wireless
4 10 (0.84%) Internet
5 5 (0.42%) Intranet
6 3 (0.25%) SSL
6 3 (0.25%) DNS
6 3 (0.25%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
7 2 (0.17%) LDAP
8 1 (0.084%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (46.77%) SQL Server
2 170 (14.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 54 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.35%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.26%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.84%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.67%) MySQL
13 8 (0.67%) DB2
14 7 (0.59%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.50%) SQLite
15 6 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 174 (14.59%) Visual Studio
2 149 (12.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (5.87%) NUnit
4 34 (2.85%) Microsoft Blend
5 33 (2.77%) Subversion
6 30 (2.51%) SpecFlow
7 29 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 27 (2.26%) Git (software)
9 26 (2.18%) TeamCity
9 26 (2.18%) Moq
9 26 (2.18%) MSTest
10 23 (1.93%) MSBuild
11 18 (1.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (1.42%) Axure RP
13 14 (1.17%) Selenium
14 11 (0.92%) CruiseControl
15 9 (0.75%) ReSharper
16 7 (0.59%) Jenkins
16 7 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 7 (0.59%) FitNesse
General
1 247 (20.70%) Finance
2 230 (19.28%) Banking
3 201 (16.85%) Front Office
4 108 (9.05%) Investment Banking
5 16 (1.34%) Marketing
6 15 (1.26%) Retail
6 15 (1.26%) Back Office
7 12 (1.01%) Legal
8 11 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.92%) Publishing
9 10 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.50%) Electronics
11 5 (0.42%) Law
11 5 (0.42%) Games
12 4 (0.34%) Advertising
13 3 (0.25%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.084%) Automotive
15 1 (0.084%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.084%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 958 (80.30%) Developer
2 542 (45.43%) C# Developer
3 339 (28.42%) .NET Developer
4 206 (17.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 205 (17.18%) WPF Developer
6 90 (7.54%) Software Engineer
7 83 (6.96%) Senior Developer
8 70 (5.87%) Software Developer
9 43 (3.60%) Senior C# Developer
9 43 (3.60%) Analyst
10 42 (3.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 39 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (3.10%) Designer
13 31 (2.60%) Programmer
14 28 (2.35%) Front Office Developer
14 28 (2.35%) Web Developer
15 26 (2.18%) C# Software Engineer
16 24 (2.01%) Test Engineer
17 23 (1.93%) UI Programmer
17 23 (1.93%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 923 (77.37%) .NET
2 551 (46.19%) WCF
3 294 (24.64%) ASP.NET
4 225 (18.86%) WinForms
5 211 (17.69%) .NET Framework
6 197 (16.51%) Silverlight
7 185 (15.51%) HTML
8 141 (11.82%) Web Services
9 136 (11.40%) LINQ
10 134 (11.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 131 (10.98%) XML
12 127 (10.65%) CSS
13 92 (7.71%) HTML5
14 86 (7.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 79 (6.62%) jQuery
16 60 (5.03%) REST
17 58 (4.86%) SOAP
18 41 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 38 (3.19%) MSMQ
20 37 (3.10%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.48%) Derivative
2 70 (5.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (5.20%) Fixed Income
4 53 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 47 (3.94%) Hedge funds
6 41 (3.44%) Inversion of Control
7 37 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.85%) Computer Science
9 29 (2.43%) Equities
9 29 (2.43%) Equity Derivative
10 26 (2.18%) Credit Derivative
11 21 (1.76%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.68%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.26%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.17%) Credit Risk
15 12 (1.01%) Open Source
16 11 (0.92%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.92%) Grid Computing
17 9 (0.75%) Visualisation
18 7 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 248 (20.79%) Windows
2 29 (2.43%) Linux
3 21 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (1.51%) Windows Phone
5 16 (1.34%) UNIX
5 16 (1.34%) Windows 8
6 9 (0.75%) Android
7 8 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.084%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (24.56%) TDD
2 253 (21.21%) MVVM
3 249 (20.87%) OO
4 245 (20.54%) Multithreading
5 238 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
6 227 (19.03%) MVC
7 217 (18.19%) Scrum
8 157 (13.16%) Software Engineering
9 108 (9.05%) Unit Testing
10 79 (6.62%) BDD
11 76 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (5.62%) OOD
13 55 (4.61%) SOA
14 40 (3.35%) UML
15 36 (3.02%) Dependency Injection
16 35 (2.93%) Web Development
17 34 (2.85%) Workflow
18 33 (2.77%) Software Testing
19 32 (2.68%) Automated Testing
19 32 (2.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1117 (93.63%) C#
2 389 (32.61%) SQL
3 148 (12.41%) JavaScript
4 98 (8.21%) XAML
5 87 (7.29%) T-SQL
6 82 (6.87%) C++
7 74 (6.20%) Java
8 54 (4.53%) VB.NET
9 40 (3.35%) VB
10 33 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 33 (2.77%) VBA
11 23 (1.93%) Python
12 14 (1.17%) VB6
12 14 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.01%) Perl
13 12 (1.01%) C
14 10 (0.84%) PHP
14 10 (0.84%) VC++
15 8 (0.67%) Ruby
16 6 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 102 (8.55%) Degree
2 23 (1.93%) ISEB
3 16 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.67%) MCP
7 7 (0.59%) MCTS
7 7 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.59%) MCPD
8 2 (0.17%) CFA
8 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.17%) MBA
9 1 (0.084%) MCSE
9 1 (0.084%) MCSD
9 1 (0.084%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.44%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.25%) EMIR
4 1 (0.084%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.084%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.34%) Control-M
3 2 (0.17%) SCCM
4 1 (0.084%) MOM
4 1 (0.084%) Puppet
4 1 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 217 (18.19%) Microsoft
2 128 (10.73%) Oracle
3 45 (3.77%) Sybase
4 44 (3.69%) DevExpress
5 24 (2.01%) Telerik
6 20 (1.68%) Infragistics
7 18 (1.51%) TIBCO
8 17 (1.42%) Syncfusion
9 15 (1.26%) DataSynapse
10 7 (0.59%) Perforce
10 7 (0.59%) ESRI
10 7 (0.59%) GigaSpaces
11 6 (0.50%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.42%) thinkFolio
13 4 (0.34%) Serena
13 4 (0.34%) IBM
13 4 (0.34%) SAP
13 4 (0.34%) Sencha
14 3 (0.25%) Murex
14 3 (0.25%) Mercator
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