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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 187 146 195
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +49
Contract jobs citing WPF 74 99 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 1.06% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.20% 4.57% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 75 21
Average daily rate
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£330 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2311 2164 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.17% 23.20% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1256 1076
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 133
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 +18 24 £325 -5.45% 14
Kent +6 11 £320 +28.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £333 +11.29% 6
Oxfordshire -15 9 £400 +15.94% 9
Surrey -41 9 £350 -12.50% 3
Hampshire -19 5 £328 +12.93% 5
Middlesex +9 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 119 (95.97%) C#
2 108 (87.10%) .NET
3 79 (63.71%) SQL Server
4 71 (57.26%) WCF
5 54 (43.55%) MVVM
6 51 (41.13%) SQL
7 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (26.61%) Web Services
9 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
10 29 (23.39%) .NET Framework
11 28 (22.58%) MVC
12 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
12 27 (21.77%) Visual Studio
13 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (19.35%) TDD
14 24 (19.35%) T-SQL
15 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
15 20 (16.13%) WinForms
15 20 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (13.71%) Entity Framework
16 17 (13.71%) Scrum
16 17 (13.71%) Unit Testing
17 16 (12.90%) Multithreading
17 16 (12.90%) HTML
17 16 (12.90%) Windows
17 16 (12.90%) XAML
17 16 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (12.10%) MS Excel

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.23%) CMS
2 4 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.42%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.61%) Lync
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (63.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (21.77%) Visual Studio
2 16 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.84%) Subversion
3 6 (4.84%) MSTest
4 5 (4.03%) JIRA
4 5 (4.03%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.23%) Selenium
5 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.42%) NetAdvantage
7 2 (1.61%) NUnit
7 2 (1.61%) Moq
8 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.81%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (2.42%) Marketing
2 2 (1.61%) Finance
2 2 (1.61%) Publishing
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (70.97%) Developer
2 43 (34.68%) C# Developer
3 35 (28.23%) WPF Developer
4 33 (26.61%) .NET Developer
5 25 (20.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Programmer
10 4 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (3.23%) C# Programmer
10 4 (3.23%) CRM Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.42%) Senior Automation Tester
11 3 (2.42%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.42%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.42%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.42%) SharePoint Specialist
11 3 (2.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (87.10%) .NET
2 71 (57.26%) WCF
3 33 (26.61%) Web Services
4 30 (24.19%) ASP.NET
5 29 (23.39%) .NET Framework
6 20 (16.13%) WinForms
6 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (13.71%) Entity Framework
8 16 (12.90%) HTML
9 15 (12.10%) Silverlight
10 14 (11.29%) CSS
11 10 (8.06%) jQuery
12 9 (7.26%) AngularJS
13 8 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.45%) XML
13 8 (6.45%) MSMQ
14 6 (4.84%) XHTML
14 6 (4.84%) LINQ
14 6 (4.84%) RESTful
14 6 (4.84%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Client/Server
3 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.03%) Open Source
4 5 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.23%) Social Media
5 4 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.81%) EPoS
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (2.42%) Android
2 3 (2.42%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.55%) MVVM
2 44 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.58%) MVC
4 24 (19.35%) TDD
5 17 (13.71%) Unit Testing
5 17 (13.71%) Scrum
6 16 (12.90%) Multithreading
7 14 (11.29%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.26%) CRM
10 8 (6.45%) OO
10 8 (6.45%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.45%) BDD
11 7 (5.65%) Migration
12 6 (4.84%) OOP
12 6 (4.84%) Automation Testing
13 5 (4.03%) System Testing
13 5 (4.03%) Data Migration
14 4 (3.23%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 119 (95.97%) C#
2 51 (41.13%) SQL
3 24 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.90%) XAML
6 12 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 9 (7.26%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.65%) VB
9 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.23%) VB6
11 3 (2.42%) C++
12 1 (0.81%) Java
12 1 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.81%) C
12 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.23%) Degree
3 3 (2.42%) MCTS
4 2 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) Puppet
1 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (21.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Telerik
4 4 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.42%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.61%) VMware
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