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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / South East
Rank 206 216 199
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing WPF 25 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 1.57% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 30
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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
1881 2165 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.80% 26.39% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1422 1364
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 46
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.35 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Surrey +24 7 £500 +51.51% 4
Berkshire - 7 £358 - 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £350 - 8
Hampshire +6 2 £400 +23.07% 15
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £419 +14.72% 5
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 47 (95.92%) C#
2 39 (79.59%) .NET
3 20 (40.82%) MVVM
4 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
5 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (32.65%) MVC
7 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
8 14 (28.57%) Windows
8 14 (28.57%) HTML
9 13 (26.53%) SQL
10 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
11 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
12 10 (20.41%) C++
13 9 (18.37%) OOD
13 9 (18.37%) CSS
13 9 (18.37%) XML
13 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
14 8 (16.33%) OO
14 8 (16.33%) Scrum
15 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
15 7 (14.29%) WinForms
15 7 (14.29%) TDD
15 7 (14.29%) Degree
15 7 (14.29%) WCF
15 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
16 6 (12.24%) Android
16 6 (12.24%) HTML5
16 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
16 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS

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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.08%) MSTest
3 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.04%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.04%) git-flow
4 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.04%) Moq
4 1 (2.04%) NUnit
4 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.04%) WiX
General
1 4 (8.16%) Advertising
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 31 (63.27%) C# Developer
3 19 (38.78%) WPF Developer
4 16 (32.65%) .NET Developer
5 15 (30.61%) C# WPF Developer
6 12 (24.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Xamarin Developer
9 3 (6.12%) C++ Developer
9 3 (6.12%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET
3 14 (28.57%) HTML
4 9 (18.37%) CSS
4 9 (18.37%) XML
5 7 (14.29%) WCF
5 7 (14.29%) WinForms
6 6 (12.24%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (10.20%) jQuery
8 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.16%) LINQ
9 3 (6.12%) Ajax
9 3 (6.12%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
10 2 (4.08%) Web Services
10 2 (4.08%) XSLT
11 1 (2.04%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Android
2 6 (12.24%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) Windows CE
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) MVVM
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) MVC
4 11 (22.45%) Multithreading
5 9 (18.37%) OOD
5 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.33%) OO
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 7 (14.29%) TDD
7 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
9 4 (8.16%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
10 3 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (6.12%) Mobile Development
10 3 (6.12%) SDLC
11 2 (4.08%) Android Development
11 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
11 2 (4.08%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) C#
2 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.41%) C++
5 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.20%) XAML
7 2 (4.08%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) C++/CLI
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Xamarin
3 2 (4.08%) RedGate
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
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