The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 51 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.84% 1.30% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.58% 5.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
WPF
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
155 115 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.63% 24.89% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 58 47
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £515 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.26 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.12 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Essex region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Basildon 0 1 £550 +22.22% 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (88.46%) .NET
3 17 (65.38%) TDD
4 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
5 14 (53.85%) XAML
6 13 (50.00%) HTML
7 12 (46.15%) HTML5
7 12 (46.15%) MVVM
8 11 (42.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (38.46%) WCF
9 10 (38.46%) Silverlight
9 10 (38.46%) LINQ
9 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
10 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (34.62%) DevExpress
10 9 (34.62%) CSS
11 8 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
11 8 (30.77%) SOA
11 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
11 8 (30.77%) Kanban
11 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (30.77%) JSON
11 8 (30.77%) MVC
12 7 (26.92%) VB6
12 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
12 7 (26.92%) VB
12 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
4 6 (23.08%) MSTest
4 6 (23.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (15.38%) QUnit
6 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.85%) NUnit
7 1 (3.85%) WiX
7 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (46.15%) C# Developer
4 10 (38.46%) WPF Developer
5 9 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Silverlight Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.85%) GUI Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) HTML5
5 11 (42.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 10 (38.46%) WCF
6 10 (38.46%) Silverlight
6 10 (38.46%) LINQ
7 9 (34.62%) CSS
8 8 (30.77%) JSON
8 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (26.92%) Web Services
10 6 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
12 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (15.38%) jQuery
13 3 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) TDD
2 12 (46.15%) MVVM
3 8 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Kanban
3 8 (30.77%) SOA
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 7 (26.92%) OOP
5 6 (23.08%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) XAML
3 7 (26.92%) VB6
3 7 (26.92%) VB
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) DevExpress
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft