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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 191 167 132
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -35
Contract jobs citing WPF 67 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.87% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 3.59% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 60 57
Average daily rate
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£350 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £355 £364
% change year-on-year
-7.04% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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
2432 2172 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.99% 24.25% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1216 1104
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 93
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £19.00 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.85 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Oxfordshire -6 22 £378 +11.85% 3
Berkshire +20 17 £338 +8.00% 11
Surrey -35 8 £400 -2.43% 6
Middlesex +10 7 £270 -
Hampshire +5 5 £400 - 6
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £325 -13.33% 4
Kent -4 3 £300 -6.61% 7
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 128 (96.97%) C#
2 105 (79.55%) .NET
3 70 (53.03%) SQL Server
4 54 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (40.15%) WCF
6 48 (36.36%) SQL
7 44 (33.33%) MVVM
8 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
9 30 (22.73%) Multithreading
10 29 (21.97%) Web Services
11 28 (21.21%) ASP.NET
11 28 (21.21%) T-SQL
12 27 (20.45%) TDD
13 24 (18.18%) Scrum
13 24 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 24 (18.18%) Windows
14 22 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 20 (15.15%) MVC
15 20 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (13.64%) Visual Studio
17 17 (12.88%) Unit Testing
17 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (12.12%) WinForms
19 15 (11.36%) HTML
19 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (10.61%) CSS
20 14 (10.61%) OO
21 13 (9.85%) MS Excel

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.52%) CMS
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.52%) Lync
4 1 (0.76%) Node.js
4 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (53.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.55%) Subversion
5 5 (3.79%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.79%) NUnit
6 3 (2.27%) NetAdvantage
6 3 (2.27%) Selenium
7 2 (1.52%) Moq
7 2 (1.52%) MSI
7 2 (1.52%) JIRA
8 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.76%) NCrunch
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (73.48%) Developer
2 66 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 38 (28.79%) WPF Developer
4 31 (23.48%) .NET Developer
5 27 (20.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (15.15%) Software Engineer
7 16 (12.12%) Programmer
8 15 (11.36%) C# Programmer
9 11 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (7.58%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (2.27%) CRM Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Automation Tester
12 3 (2.27%) Senior Automation Tester
12 3 (2.27%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (79.55%) .NET
2 53 (40.15%) WCF
3 29 (21.97%) Web Services
4 28 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 22 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (12.12%) WinForms
8 15 (11.36%) HTML
9 14 (10.61%) CSS
10 13 (9.85%) AngularJS
11 12 (9.09%) RESTful
12 11 (8.33%) Silverlight
13 9 (6.82%) Entity Framework
14 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 5 (3.79%) XML
16 5 (3.79%) MSMQ
17 4 (3.03%) REST
17 4 (3.03%) jQuery
18 3 (2.27%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.06%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (3.03%) Social Media
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Linux
2 3 (2.27%) Android
2 3 (2.27%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.33%) MVVM
3 30 (22.73%) Multithreading
4 27 (20.45%) TDD
5 24 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 24 (18.18%) Scrum
6 20 (15.15%) MVC
7 17 (12.88%) Unit Testing
7 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (10.61%) OO
9 12 (9.09%) OOP
10 11 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.58%) OOD
12 9 (6.82%) System Testing
13 8 (6.06%) RAD
14 7 (5.30%) Refactoring
14 7 (5.30%) SDLC
15 6 (4.55%) Automation Testing
16 5 (3.79%) BDD
16 5 (3.79%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 128 (96.97%) C#
2 48 (36.36%) SQL
3 28 (21.21%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.09%) C++
4 12 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.30%) XAML
7 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.27%) C
8 3 (2.27%) VB
8 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.52%) REXX
9 2 (1.52%) Tcl
9 2 (1.52%) VBScript
9 2 (1.52%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) VB6
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
10 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.52%) MCTS
3 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Puppet
1 4 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (28.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.33%) Telerik
3 6 (4.55%) Oracle
4 5 (3.79%) VMware
5 4 (3.03%) Infragistics
6 3 (2.27%) Perforce
6 3 (2.27%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.76%) HP
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago