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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 55 41
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.18% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.85% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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
144 117 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.24% 20.63% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 39
Average daily rate £425 £283 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.44% -27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 12
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £10.93 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.07 £38.20 £35.00
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 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
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 24 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
Basildon - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Colchester - - - - 1
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) QUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) Internet

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (50.00%) QUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL