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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 53 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.57% 2.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 9.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
WPF
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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
191 173 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.52% 23.86% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 92 45
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 16
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware