The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills 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 over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 164 123 146
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Contract jobs citing WPF 74 112 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 1.34% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 5.38% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £301 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 12
Average hourly rate £37.75 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 - £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 - £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2167 2080 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.17% 24.89% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1122 1100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 80 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.13 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WPF
England

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

WPF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 July 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
Surrey -15 36 £410 +19.70% 8
Berkshire +7 11 £313 - 7
Buckinghamshire -20 8 £381 +1.66% 4
East Sussex +3 7 £200 - 4
Kent 0 5 £321 -8.21% 5
Oxfordshire 0 4 £350 -9.67% 3
Hampshire -9 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 149 (96.13%) C#
2 146 (94.19%) .NET
3 103 (66.45%) WCF
4 96 (61.94%) SQL Server
5 61 (39.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 60 (38.71%) Visual Studio
6 60 (38.71%) Scrum
7 52 (33.55%) SQL
8 48 (30.97%) Web Services
9 46 (29.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 41 (26.45%) Windows
11 40 (25.81%) Software Engineering
12 39 (25.16%) XML
13 38 (24.52%) LINQ
14 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET
15 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (16.77%) REST
17 25 (16.13%) BDD
18 24 (15.48%) QA
18 24 (15.48%) SOAP
18 24 (15.48%) Automated Testing
19 23 (14.84%) MVC
20 22 (14.19%) Content Management
21 21 (13.55%) Software Testing
21 21 (13.55%) ISEB
21 21 (13.55%) MVVM
21 21 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
22 19 (12.26%) TDD
23 18 (11.61%) Office 365
24 16 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (2.58%) CMS
2 3 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.94%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.94%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.61%) Office 365
2 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (61.94%) SQL Server
2 46 (29.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (10.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (8.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.16%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.58%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.94%) Big Data
10 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.65%) StreamInsight
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (39.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (38.71%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.23%) NUnit
4 5 (3.23%) MSTest
5 4 (2.58%) Moq
6 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.65%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (6.45%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Publishing
3 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.94%) Electronics
5 3 (1.94%) Legal
6 2 (1.29%) Games
6 2 (1.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 100 (64.52%) Developer
2 56 (36.13%) .NET Developer
3 51 (32.90%) C# Developer
4 32 (20.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (19.35%) Software Engineer
6 21 (13.55%) Analyst
6 21 (13.55%) Test Analyst
7 18 (11.61%) Test Engineer
8 15 (9.68%) WPF Developer
9 14 (9.03%) QA Analyst
10 13 (8.39%) Software Developer
11 12 (7.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.87%) Programmer
13 6 (3.87%) C# Software Engineer
13 6 (3.87%) Agile Test Analyst
14 5 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
15 4 (2.58%) .NET Programmer
15 4 (2.58%) Senior Developer
16 3 (1.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (94.19%) .NET
2 103 (66.45%) WCF
3 48 (30.97%) Web Services
4 39 (25.16%) XML
5 38 (24.52%) LINQ
6 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 26 (16.77%) REST
8 24 (15.48%) SOAP
9 13 (8.39%) XSLT
9 13 (8.39%) Silverlight
10 10 (6.45%) HTML
10 10 (6.45%) WinForms
10 10 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (5.16%) .NET Framework
12 7 (4.52%) HTML5
13 6 (3.87%) Ajax
13 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.52%) Mathematics
2 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.58%) Physics
4 4 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.29%) Social Media
5 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.29%) Open Source
5 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.29%) DTV
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.45%) Windows
2 21 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.58%) Android
5 2 (1.29%) Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.71%) Scrum
2 40 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.13%) BDD
5 24 (15.48%) Automated Testing
6 23 (14.84%) MVC
7 22 (14.19%) Content Management
8 21 (13.55%) Software Testing
8 21 (13.55%) MVVM
9 19 (12.26%) TDD
10 14 (9.03%) DevOps
11 13 (8.39%) OO
12 10 (6.45%) Multithreading
13 8 (5.16%) Migration
13 8 (5.16%) Web Development
14 7 (4.52%) Time Management
14 7 (4.52%) UML
15 4 (2.58%) Kanban
15 4 (2.58%) Continuous Integration
16 3 (1.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 149 (96.13%) C#
2 52 (33.55%) SQL
3 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.81%) C++
4 9 (5.81%) Python
5 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.87%) XAML
7 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.58%) C
9 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.94%) VC++
10 2 (1.29%) Java
10 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (13.55%) ISEB
2 11 (7.10%) Degree
3 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.48%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.16%) Telerik
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle
4 2 (1.29%) SAP
4 2 (1.29%) MKS
5 1 (0.65%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.65%) Mercator
5 1 (0.65%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.65%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.65%) ESRI
5 1 (0.65%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.65%) Red Gate
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