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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 220 215 191
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 37 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.46% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 1.90% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 30
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £47.83 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
2196 2312 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.67% 24.42% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1329 1082
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 62
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £32.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +20 19 £378 -8.48% 3
Hampshire +8 4 £338 -3.57% 9
Kent -2 4 £290 -14.70% 6
Surrey -10 3 £300 -20.00% 10
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
West Sussex - 2 £319 - 2
Berkshire -7 1 £825 +200.00% 9
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 71 (94.67%) C#
2 61 (81.33%) .NET
3 51 (68.00%) SQL Server
4 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (48.00%) SQL
6 34 (45.33%) MVVM
7 29 (38.67%) Windows
8 27 (36.00%) Software Engineering
8 27 (36.00%) WCF
9 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
10 20 (26.67%) TDD
11 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
13 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
14 12 (16.00%) WinForms
15 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
16 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
16 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
16 10 (13.33%) UML
17 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
17 9 (12.00%) Web Services
17 9 (12.00%) MVC
18 8 (10.67%) XML
18 8 (10.67%) HTML
18 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
18 8 (10.67%) SDLC
19 7 (9.33%) Entity Framework
19 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.67%) OLAP
6 2 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.67%) SQLite
7 1 (1.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.33%) MSTest
4 7 (9.33%) NUnit
5 5 (6.67%) Moq
5 5 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (5.33%) Subversion
7 2 (2.67%) NMock
7 2 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.33%) git-flow
8 1 (1.33%) JUnit
8 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (72.00%) Developer
2 36 (48.00%) C# Developer
3 30 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 27 (36.00%) WPF Developer
5 23 (30.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 21 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
8 10 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
8 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 9 (12.00%) SQL Developer
10 8 (10.67%) Team Leader
11 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
11 7 (9.33%) WCF Developer
12 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (8.00%) C# WCF Developer
12 6 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (81.33%) .NET
2 27 (36.00%) WCF
3 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (16.00%) WinForms
5 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (12.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.67%) HTML
7 8 (10.67%) XML
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (9.33%) CSS
8 7 (9.33%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.33%) Ajax
9 4 (5.33%) Middleware
10 3 (4.00%) jQuery
10 3 (4.00%) XSL
11 2 (2.67%) ADO.NET
11 2 (2.67%) DHTML
11 2 (2.67%) HTML5
11 2 (2.67%) RESTful
11 2 (2.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.33%) User Experience
4 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.33%) AS400
6 1 (1.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) MVVM
3 27 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 20 (26.67%) TDD
5 12 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 10 (13.33%) UML
7 9 (12.00%) MVC
8 8 (10.67%) SDLC
9 7 (9.33%) BDD
9 7 (9.33%) OO
9 7 (9.33%) Scrum
10 5 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (6.67%) Logistics
10 5 (6.67%) Software Architecture
10 5 (6.67%) Workflow
11 4 (5.33%) Project Management
11 4 (5.33%) Software Delivery
12 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 71 (94.67%) C#
2 36 (48.00%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.33%) XAML
6 5 (6.67%) VB
7 4 (5.33%) C++
8 3 (4.00%) VB6
9 2 (2.67%) Java
9 2 (2.67%) VBScript
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (1.33%) MCAD
3 1 (1.33%) MCP
3 1 (1.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) VMware
3 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Telerik
6 1 (1.33%) Twitter
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago