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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 56 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 0.91% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £456 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.92%
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
178 219 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.12% 28.48% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 125 133
Average daily rate £375 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015. 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
Watford - 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Welwyn - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Firmware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle