The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 226 222 188
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Contract jobs citing WPF 20 37 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.39% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 1.46% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 40
Median daily rate £375 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
WPF
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2050 2539 2292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.47% 27.00% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1632 1394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WPF
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 across the South East region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WPF
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 across the South East region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 7 £350 - 2
Surrey +23 5 £500 +25.00% 7
Oxfordshire 0 4 £300 - 9
West Sussex +8 1 £325 +4.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 1 £450 +33.33% 4
Kent 0 1 - - 7
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for WPF.

1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 55 (85.94%) .NET
3 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
4 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.38%) SQL
5 22 (34.38%) MVVM
6 21 (32.81%) MVC
7 20 (31.25%) HTML
7 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
9 16 (25.00%) Windows
10 15 (23.44%) OO
10 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
10 15 (23.44%) WCF
11 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
12 13 (20.31%) Degree
12 13 (20.31%) CSS
13 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
13 12 (18.75%) OOD
13 12 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
14 11 (17.19%) TDD
14 11 (17.19%) XML
14 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
14 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
15 10 (15.63%) C++
16 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
16 9 (14.06%) jQuery
16 9 (14.06%) Multithreaded Programming
17 8 (12.50%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (17.19%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.25%) Moq
3 4 (6.25%) MSTest
3 4 (6.25%) Subversion
4 3 (4.69%) NUnit
4 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.13%) Axure RP
5 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.56%) WiX
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (89.06%) Developer
2 42 (65.63%) C# Developer
3 28 (43.75%) .NET Developer
4 22 (34.38%) WPF Developer
5 20 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (31.25%) C# WPF Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (6.25%) C# WCF Developer
10 4 (6.25%) WCF Developer
11 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
11 3 (4.69%) C++/C# Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior WPF Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (85.94%) .NET
2 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 20 (31.25%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) WCF
4 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
5 11 (17.19%) XML
6 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
6 9 (14.06%) jQuery
7 8 (12.50%) WinForms
8 7 (10.94%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (10.94%) Web Services
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (9.38%) HTML5
10 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
10 5 (7.81%) LINQ
10 5 (7.81%) REST
10 5 (7.81%) SOAP
11 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET
11 3 (4.69%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) AS400
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) NHS
3 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Android
2 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.38%) MVVM
3 21 (32.81%) MVC
4 15 (23.44%) OO
5 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
6 12 (18.75%) OOD
7 11 (17.19%) TDD
8 9 (14.06%) Multithreaded Programming
9 8 (12.50%) Scrum
10 7 (10.94%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.38%) SOLID
11 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Web Development
12 5 (7.81%) SDLC
13 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
14 3 (4.69%) BDD
14 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
14 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
14 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 10 (15.63%) C++
6 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.25%) VB
7 4 (6.25%) XAML
8 3 (4.69%) VBScript
9 1 (1.56%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.56%) Java
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO13485
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.69%) Infragistics
4 2 (3.13%) RedGate
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Perforce
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago