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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 229 221 251
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +30
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 10 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.20% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8571 7742 9835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.25% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4746 3879 4425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
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 449 606 704
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -16 2 £450 +28.57% 3
Oxfordshire 0 1 £325 -18.75%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) WPF
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) MVVM
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (43.75%) WCF
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (25.00%) MSTest
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
9 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (12.50%) Kanban
10 2 (12.50%) DevExpress
10 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (12.50%) Ninject
10 2 (12.50%) Moq
10 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
10 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
10 2 (12.50%) NUnit
10 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (12.50%) Moq
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) WPF
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (43.75%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
6 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Ninject
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVVM
2 8 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Kanban
6 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) DevExpress