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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 42 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.47% 3.03% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.00% 7.50% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +15.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.32% 40.40% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 51 30
Average daily rate £315 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.84% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 28 July 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
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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 -4 1 - - 1
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) WF
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Task Parallel Library
5 4 (36.36%) WinForms
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Back Office
7 2 (18.18%) MFC
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
8 1 (9.09%) Selenium
8 1 (9.09%) LINQ
8 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
8 1 (9.09%) SaaS
8 1 (9.09%) HTML5
8 1 (9.09%) jQuery
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (9.09%) VB
8 1 (9.09%) HTML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C++ Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) WF
3 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (45.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 5 (45.45%) Task Parallel Library
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
5 2 (18.18%) MFC
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XSD
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) SOA
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft