The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 75 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.61% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 2.19% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
WPF
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
218 137 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.95% 27.96% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 72 186
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +13.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Ware - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (10.00%) Video Processing
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) MFC
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WinForms
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) MFC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Video Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
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