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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 243 204 140
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -64
Contract jobs citing WPF 32 47 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.51% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 2.06% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 49
Average daily rate
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£369 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
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
2578 2285 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.03% 24.81% 26.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1289 1286
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 40 56
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire -9 12 £400 +39.13% 5
Surrey -4 6 £363 -3.33% 4
Hampshire -2 5 £350 -5.40% 13
Berkshire -10 5 £363 -3.33% 10
Middlesex +6 2 - -
East Sussex -1 2 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - - 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 108 (98.18%) C#
2 76 (69.09%) .NET
3 51 (46.36%) SQL Server
4 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (36.36%) WCF
6 35 (31.82%) SQL
7 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
7 31 (28.18%) Scrum
8 30 (27.27%) MVVM
9 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET
10 25 (22.73%) Software Engineering
11 23 (20.91%) Windows
11 23 (20.91%) T-SQL
12 22 (20.00%) TDD
13 20 (18.18%) WinForms
13 20 (18.18%) C++
13 20 (18.18%) Multithreading
14 19 (17.27%) MVC
15 18 (16.36%) OO
16 17 (15.45%) Web Services
16 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (13.64%) .NET Framework
19 14 (12.73%) OOP
19 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
20 13 (11.82%) Visual Studio
21 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
21 12 (10.91%) Client/Server
22 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (46.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (11.82%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.73%) NUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Subversion
6 2 (1.82%) MSI
7 1 (0.91%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 9 (8.18%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (0.91%) Games
4 1 (0.91%) Electronics
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (73.64%) Developer
2 53 (48.18%) C# Developer
3 27 (24.55%) WPF Developer
4 23 (20.91%) Software Engineer
5 18 (16.36%) .NET Developer
6 16 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (13.64%) C# Programmer
7 15 (13.64%) Programmer
8 14 (12.73%) Software Developer
9 11 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Technical Business Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (2.73%) Agile C# Developer
13 3 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (69.09%) .NET
2 40 (36.36%) WCF
3 26 (23.64%) ASP.NET
4 20 (18.18%) WinForms
5 17 (15.45%) Web Services
6 16 (14.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.00%) RESTful
9 10 (9.09%) CSS
9 10 (9.09%) HTML
10 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.27%) Entity Framework
11 8 (7.27%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 5 (4.55%) Silverlight
13 4 (3.64%) XML
13 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (1.82%) Task Parallel Library
14 2 (1.82%) jQuery
14 2 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.27%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.82%) Social Media
3 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.91%) DTV
4 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.91%) User Experience
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.91%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.18%) Scrum
3 30 (27.27%) MVVM
4 25 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 22 (20.00%) TDD
6 20 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 19 (17.27%) MVC
8 18 (16.36%) OO
9 16 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.73%) OOP
10 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
11 10 (9.09%) System Testing
12 8 (7.27%) RAD
12 8 (7.27%) OOD
12 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
13 7 (6.36%) Kanban
13 7 (6.36%) Configuration Management
13 7 (6.36%) Refactoring
14 6 (5.45%) BDD
14 6 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 108 (98.18%) C#
2 35 (31.82%) SQL
3 23 (20.91%) T-SQL
4 20 (18.18%) C++
5 9 (8.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.18%) C++/CLI
6 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.55%) XAML
8 4 (3.64%) C
9 2 (1.82%) VBScript
9 2 (1.82%) VB
9 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.82%) REXX
9 2 (1.82%) Tcl
10 1 (0.91%) IronPython
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
10 1 (0.91%) Python
10 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.73%) PhD
3 2 (1.82%) Degree
3 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.91%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (1.82%) WMI
1 2 (1.82%) Puppet
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Telerik
3 8 (7.27%) Perforce
4 5 (4.55%) VMware
5 3 (2.73%) SAP
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle
6 1 (0.91%) HP
6 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.91%) Infragistics
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