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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 40 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.69% - 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£320 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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
114 72 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.45% 29.03% 47.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 41 60
Average daily rate £330 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £455 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 March 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 - 1 £320 - 8
Taunton - - - -
Wells - - - -
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) MFC
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) LINQ
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) MVVM
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Document Management
6 1 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (16.67%) XAML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) MFC
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle