The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 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 Guildford 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 25 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.65% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 1.52% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £360 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
- +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
56 66 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 25.57% 30.84% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 16
Average daily rate £360 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £43.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
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WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
3 2 (22.22%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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