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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 210 231 212
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing WPF 40 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 1.45% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 29
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
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
2371 2491 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.02% 25.54% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1656 1285
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Surrey +16 11 £380 -5.00% 3
Oxfordshire -7 11 £363 -10.76% 8
Berkshire +10 7 £375 +3.44% 5
Kent +13 6 £275 -21.42% 4
Hampshire +2 2 £335 -4.28% 4
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £325 - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 74 (100.00%) C#
2 64 (86.49%) .NET
3 42 (56.76%) SQL Server
4 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (33.78%) HTML
6 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
7 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
7 22 (29.73%) SQL
8 21 (28.38%) Windows
8 21 (28.38%) MVC
9 20 (27.03%) WCF
10 19 (25.68%) MVVM
11 17 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
12 16 (21.62%) OO
13 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.57%) CSS
14 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
14 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
14 13 (17.57%) TDD
15 12 (16.22%) Degree
15 12 (16.22%) C++
15 12 (16.22%) OOD
15 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
16 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
16 11 (14.86%) jQuery
16 11 (14.86%) WinForms
17 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
17 10 (13.51%) Web Development
17 10 (13.51%) XML

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 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (17.57%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.76%) Subversion
4 4 (5.41%) Moq
5 3 (4.05%) MSTest
5 3 (4.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.70%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.70%) NUnit
6 2 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.70%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.35%) WiX
General
1 5 (6.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Advertising
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (87.84%) Developer
2 47 (63.51%) C# Developer
3 37 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 29 (39.19%) WPF Developer
5 25 (33.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (33.78%) C# WPF Developer
6 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior WPF Developer
11 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) C# WCF Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior SQL Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior SQL Server Developer
11 3 (4.05%) WCF Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (86.49%) .NET
2 25 (33.78%) HTML
3 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
4 20 (27.03%) WCF
5 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 13 (17.57%) CSS
7 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 11 (14.86%) jQuery
8 11 (14.86%) WinForms
9 10 (13.51%) Entity Framework
9 10 (13.51%) XML
10 9 (12.16%) Web Services
11 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (9.46%) HTML5
13 6 (8.11%) REST
13 6 (8.11%) Unity DI Container
14 5 (6.76%) LINQ
14 5 (6.76%) SOAP
15 4 (5.41%) Ajax
16 3 (4.05%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) AS400
3 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Mechatronics
3 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.35%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Android
2 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.38%) MVC
3 19 (25.68%) MVVM
4 16 (21.62%) OO
5 13 (17.57%) Multithreading
5 13 (17.57%) TDD
6 12 (16.22%) OOD
7 10 (13.51%) Web Development
8 9 (12.16%) SOLID
9 8 (10.81%) Scrum
10 6 (8.11%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.76%) SDLC
11 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.41%) BDD
12 4 (5.41%) CRM
12 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.41%) OOP
12 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
13 3 (4.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 22 (29.73%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) C++
4 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.41%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) XAML
7 3 (4.05%) VBScript
8 2 (2.70%) Java
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
8 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.70%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) C
9 1 (1.35%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle
3 3 (4.05%) Infragistics
3 3 (4.05%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Perforce
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.35%) Telerik
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