The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 35 49 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.87% 0.57% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 1.41% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
WPF
South West

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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
117 142 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.94% 40.34% 43.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 112 76
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 8 - - 1
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 17 (60.71%) MVC
3 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
5 13 (46.43%) Scrum
6 12 (42.86%) WCF
6 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
7 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
8 10 (35.71%) Entity Framework
9 9 (32.14%) BDD
10 8 (28.57%) WF
10 8 (28.57%) SQL
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (14.29%) HTML
13 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 3 (10.71%) CSS
14 3 (10.71%) Windows
14 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (10.71%) Back Office
15 2 (7.14%) TDD
15 2 (7.14%) JSON
15 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
15 2 (7.14%) System Testing
15 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
15 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) WPF Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Architect
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 12 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 12 (42.86%) WCF
4 10 (35.71%) Entity Framework
5 8 (28.57%) WF
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) CSS
9 2 (7.14%) SOAP
9 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 2 (7.14%) XML
9 2 (7.14%) JSON
9 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
9 2 (7.14%) WinForms
10 1 (3.57%) Ajax
10 1 (3.57%) XSD
10 1 (3.57%) XSL
10 1 (3.57%) XHTML
10 1 (3.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) MVC
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Unit Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) System Testing
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Web Development
6 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.57%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Telerik
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