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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 202 137 176
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +39
Contract jobs citing WPF 46 106 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 1.20% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 4.63% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 29
Average daily rate
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£359 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £298 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 - £39.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 - £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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
2319 2289 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.94% 25.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1286 1193
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 79
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Berkshire +13 14 £363 -19.44% 7
Surrey -16 8 £375 +11.94% 6
East Sussex -4 6 £200 - 2
Hampshire -21 6 £370 -1.33% 1
Oxfordshire -11 5 £288 -25.80% 5
Buckinghamshire -19 4 £375 - 2
Kent -15 2 - - 4
Middlesex 0 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 5
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 134 (95.04%) C#
2 131 (92.91%) .NET
3 97 (68.79%) WCF
4 87 (61.70%) SQL Server
5 57 (40.43%) Visual Studio
6 56 (39.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (36.17%) Scrum
8 46 (32.62%) SQL
9 44 (31.21%) Web Services
10 39 (27.66%) XML
10 39 (27.66%) Windows
11 38 (26.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (26.24%) Software Engineering
13 36 (25.53%) LINQ
14 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET
15 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (18.44%) MVC
17 24 (17.02%) REST
18 22 (15.60%) MVVM
18 22 (15.60%) QA
18 22 (15.60%) JavaScript
19 21 (14.89%) Content Management
19 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (14.18%) BDD
20 20 (14.18%) Office 365
20 20 (14.18%) SOAP
21 19 (13.48%) Automated Testing
22 17 (12.06%) Software Testing
22 17 (12.06%) ISEB
23 16 (11.35%) Microsoft

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.84%) CMS
1 4 (2.84%) IIS
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.71%) Node.js
3 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) AutoCAD
2 3 (2.13%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) Office 365
2 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 38 (26.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.67%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.13%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.13%) Big Data
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) StreamInsight
10 1 (0.71%) MySQL
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 57 (40.43%) Visual Studio
2 56 (39.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.51%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.42%) MSTest
5 2 (1.42%) NUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.71%) Moq
6 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.09%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Publishing
3 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Games
5 2 (1.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (63.83%) Developer
2 51 (36.17%) .NET Developer
3 41 (29.08%) C# Developer
4 30 (21.28%) Software Engineer
5 27 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (12.06%) Analyst
6 17 (12.06%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.22%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.09%) QA Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) WPF Developer
8 10 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.96%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (3.55%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.55%) Tester
13 4 (2.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (92.91%) .NET
2 97 (68.79%) WCF
3 44 (31.21%) Web Services
4 39 (27.66%) XML
5 36 (25.53%) LINQ
6 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET
7 24 (17.02%) REST
8 20 (14.18%) SOAP
9 15 (10.64%) HTML
9 15 (10.64%) Silverlight
10 14 (9.93%) WinForms
11 13 (9.22%) XSLT
12 10 (7.09%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.67%) Ajax
13 8 (5.67%) CSS
13 8 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (3.55%) HTML5
17 4 (2.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.84%) Open Source
4 3 (2.13%) Physics
5 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.42%) DTV
5 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.71%) EPoS
6 1 (0.71%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Windows
2 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.55%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (1.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.17%) Scrum
2 37 (26.24%) Software Engineering
3 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.44%) MVC
5 22 (15.60%) MVVM
6 21 (14.89%) Content Management
7 20 (14.18%) BDD
8 19 (13.48%) Automated Testing
9 17 (12.06%) Software Testing
10 16 (11.35%) TDD
10 16 (11.35%) DevOps
11 13 (9.22%) OO
12 9 (6.38%) Web Development
13 7 (4.96%) Multithreading
14 6 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (2.84%) UML
15 4 (2.84%) Project Management
15 4 (2.84%) Migration
16 3 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
16 3 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 134 (95.04%) C#
2 46 (32.62%) SQL
3 22 (15.60%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.09%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.38%) Python
5 9 (6.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.55%) XAML
6 5 (3.55%) C++
7 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.84%) VBScript
8 3 (2.13%) C
9 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.42%) Java
9 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) ISEB
2 11 (7.80%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) PhD
3 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.26%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) Telerik
4 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.71%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.71%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.71%) ESRI
5 1 (0.71%) SolidWorks
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