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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 25 15
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.49% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.99% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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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
37 67 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 29.13% 50.00% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 11
Average daily rate £320 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) LAMP
6 1 (12.50%) Games

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
4 1 (12.50%) LAMP
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft