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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 69 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 1.20% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% 4.62% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£356 £330 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £313 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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
210 173 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.73% 25.90% 32.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 103 103
Average daily rate £363 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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
Letchworth -2 1 £338 - 1
Stevenage -11 1 £375 +13.63%
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) FreeBSD
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce