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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 52 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 1.10% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 3.47% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £243 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
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
128 202 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.22% 31.81% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 108 127
Average daily rate £385 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +240.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) API Design
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL