The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 25 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.97% 0.78% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 5.26% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
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% -
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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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 26.73% 14.84% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 12 23
Average daily rate £330 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.18% -35.97%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) XAML
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XHTML
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) XHTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle