The first table below looks at the demand for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 237 211 236
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 3 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.27% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.29% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £381
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £33.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+50.74% -18.29%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8418 7840 9048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.72% 92.67% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4588 4093 4133
Average daily rate £350 £358 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 522 635
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WPF Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer across the South East region.

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) WPF
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) MVVM
4 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
6 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) OO
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (14.29%) Kanban
8 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (7.14%) Physics
9 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 1 (7.14%) ArcObjects
9 1 (7.14%) NUnit
9 1 (7.14%) Telecoms

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) MSTest
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) WPF
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) Silverlight
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.14%) ArcObjects
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Ninject
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Physics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVVM
2 7 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) ESRI
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle