The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 54 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 0.80% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.48% 3.67% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Average daily rate
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£323 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
WPF
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
216 218 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.05% 21.84% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 127 90
Average daily rate £375 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) WCF
5 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
7 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (45.00%) RESTful
7 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
8 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (40.00%) System Testing
8 8 (40.00%) .NET
8 8 (40.00%) RAD
8 8 (40.00%) Telerik
8 8 (40.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) CSS
10 4 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (20.00%) HTML
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (20.00%) CMS
10 4 (20.00%) jQuery

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (20.00%) CMS
1 4 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Programmer
3 8 (40.00%) C# Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Web Services
2 12 (60.00%) WCF
3 9 (45.00%) RESTful
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) System Testing
3 8 (40.00%) RAD
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) MVVM
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) XAML
5 1 (5.00%) C++
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Telerik
3 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
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