The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 238 226 227
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 21 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
WPF Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8935 7844 7622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.26% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4956 4175 3699
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 441 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 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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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
Buckinghamshire -13 10 - -
Kent +1 5 - -
Berkshire 0 2 - -
Surrey -8 1 £325 -27.77%
Oxfordshire -22 1 £315 -
Hampshire - - - - 1
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 28 (100.00%) WPF
2 26 (92.86%) C#
3 25 (89.29%) .NET
4 19 (67.86%) WCF
5 16 (57.14%) MVVM
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 9 (32.14%) XAML
8 8 (28.57%) WinForms
8 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
10 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (21.43%) BDD
10 6 (21.43%) MSTest
11 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (7.14%) MVC
11 2 (7.14%) HND
11 2 (7.14%) Finance
11 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 1 (3.57%) Time Management
12 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (3.57%) WF
12 1 (3.57%) Silverlight

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 6 (21.43%) MSTest
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) WPF
2 25 (89.29%) .NET
3 19 (67.86%) WCF
4 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 8 (28.57%) WinForms
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 6 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.57%) XML
6 1 (3.57%) WF
6 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) MVVM
2 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (21.43%) BDD
4 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) XAML
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle