The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 51 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.89% 0.55% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 1.73% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 16
Median daily rate £338 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
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
146 173 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.52% 31.57% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 83 86
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 11
Median hourly rate £31.27 £40.60 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.83 £30.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £375 -
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for WPF.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) DevExpress
2 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (60.00%) SOA
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) iPad
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (10.00%) API Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 8 (80.00%) WPF Developer
3 6 (60.00%) ASP Developer
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior ASP Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (60.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) iPad
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) API Development
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft