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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 97 108 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Contract jobs citing WPF 15 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 0.12% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 0.41% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate £290 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -15.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
557 487 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 26.64% 28.25% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 304 181
Average daily rate £330 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.81 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
New Milton - 10 £290 -
Winchester -6 1 - -
Farnborough - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 2
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (35.00%) Telerik
8 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (25.00%) WCF
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) C++
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) MVVM
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) C
10 3 (15.00%) IIS
10 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
10 3 (15.00%) DNS
10 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (15.00%) SharePoint

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Kerberos
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) NUnit
1 2 (10.00%) Moq
1 2 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) WPF Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) WCF
4 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.00%) Ninject
7 1 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) MVVM
3 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Process Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Telerik
2 3 (15.00%) Serena
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore