The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Hampshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 113 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.57% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 1.79% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 9
Average daily rate
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- £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
525 560 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.76% 31.98% 29.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 329 289
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -23.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WPF
South East

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Hampshire region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 1 - -
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Liss - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Telerik
6 5 (27.78%) WCF
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (16.67%) MVVM
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (11.11%) AutoCAD
10 1 (5.56%) Process Management
10 1 (5.56%) MVC
10 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (5.56%) Scrum
10 1 (5.56%) CSS
10 1 (5.56%) Web Services
10 1 (5.56%) Windows
10 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.56%) C++
10 1 (5.56%) HTML
10 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (5.56%) Selenium

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) AutoCAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
2 1 (5.56%) Moq
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) WCF
3 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Ninject
6 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) Silverlight
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) MVVM
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (5.56%) Process Management
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Telerik
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft