The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 Somerset 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 53 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.24% 0.98% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 2.67% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.29% 36.59% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 40
Average daily rate £338 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
South West

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 1
Taunton - - - -
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

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

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++