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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 63 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 0.65% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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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
211 310 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.52% 28.60% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 179 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 29 December 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) HND
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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