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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 24 55 31
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 20 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.46% 1.32% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.66% 4.65% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
Average daily rate
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£314 £319 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -30.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -1.31%
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
158 129 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 43.17% 28.35% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 97 29
Average daily rate £340 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £385 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.00 £36.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +89.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Taunton +27 16 £317 -0.54% 2
Bath +2 2 - - 1
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Scrum
5 12 (54.55%) MVC
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 10 (45.45%) Entity Framework
8 9 (40.91%) BDD
9 8 (36.36%) WF
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
10 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 5 (22.73%) WCF
13 4 (18.18%) HTML
14 3 (13.64%) CSS
14 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 3 (13.64%) TDD
14 3 (13.64%) Back Office
15 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
15 2 (9.09%) LINQ
15 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
15 2 (9.09%) System Testing
15 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET
15 2 (9.09%) Windows

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 16 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 10 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 8 (36.36%) WF
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (22.73%) WCF
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
9 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (9.09%) LINQ
9 2 (9.09%) ADO.NET
10 1 (4.55%) Web Services
10 1 (4.55%) MFC
10 1 (4.55%) WinForms
10 1 (4.55%) jQuery
10 1 (4.55%) HTML5
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
4 12 (54.55%) MVC
5 9 (40.91%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) System Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Code Coverage
8 1 (4.55%) Document Management
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Telerik