The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 18 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 Hounslow 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 6 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 4.17% 2.99% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 6.90% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
9 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 37.50% 43.28% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 12
Average daily rate £505 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
London

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
2 4 (80.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (60.00%) Xbox
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (60.00%) Kinect
3 3 (60.00%) XNA
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) XAML
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) OOD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Silverlight
1 4 (80.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) XNA
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Xbox
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) XAML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft