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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 207 202 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -67
Contract jobs citing WPF 60 46 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.50% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 2.06% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 56
Average daily rate
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£378 £316 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.36% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
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 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.84%
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
2502 2229 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.28% 24.21% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 1250 1157
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
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 35 49 68
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.32% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 +4 29 £400 +28.00% 5
Berkshire -4 8 £363 +3.57% 12
Surrey -6 8 £400 +10.34% 9
Middlesex +7 5 £270 -
Hampshire -3 5 £400 - 5
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £325 -11.56% 2
East Sussex -13 2 - - 1
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 136 (97.84%) C#
2 105 (75.54%) .NET
3 69 (49.64%) SQL Server
4 61 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (40.29%) WCF
6 48 (34.53%) SQL
7 42 (30.22%) MVVM
8 33 (23.74%) Microsoft
8 33 (23.74%) Scrum
9 31 (22.30%) ASP.NET
10 30 (21.58%) TDD
11 29 (20.86%) Multithreading
12 27 (19.42%) MVC
12 27 (19.42%) T-SQL
13 26 (18.71%) Web Services
13 26 (18.71%) Windows
13 26 (18.71%) Software Engineering
14 23 (16.55%) .NET Framework
15 20 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (13.67%) OO
16 19 (13.67%) C++
17 18 (12.95%) Visual Studio
17 18 (12.95%) WinForms
17 18 (12.95%) SQL Server 2008
18 17 (12.23%) Unit Testing
18 17 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (12.23%) OOP
19 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
20 14 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) Lync
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.72%) Node.js
3 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.72%) CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (49.64%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQLite
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (12.95%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.32%) Subversion
5 5 (3.60%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.60%) NUnit
6 3 (2.16%) NetAdvantage
6 3 (2.16%) Selenium
7 2 (1.44%) Moq
7 2 (1.44%) MSI
7 2 (1.44%) JIRA
8 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.72%) NCrunch
General
1 10 (7.19%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.44%) Publishing
3 2 (1.44%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (74.10%) Developer
2 70 (50.36%) C# Developer
3 36 (25.90%) WPF Developer
4 33 (23.74%) .NET Developer
5 28 (20.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (17.99%) Software Engineer
7 16 (11.51%) Programmer
8 15 (10.79%) C# Programmer
9 14 (10.07%) Software Developer
10 13 (9.35%) C# Software Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.32%) .NET Software Engineer
12 6 (4.32%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (2.88%) Technical Business Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.88%) Analyst
14 3 (2.16%) Tester
14 3 (2.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (75.54%) .NET
2 56 (40.29%) WCF
3 31 (22.30%) ASP.NET
4 26 (18.71%) Web Services
5 23 (16.55%) .NET Framework
6 20 (14.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (12.95%) WinForms
8 14 (10.07%) HTML
9 13 (9.35%) CSS
9 13 (9.35%) AngularJS
10 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (7.91%) Silverlight
11 11 (7.91%) RESTful
11 11 (7.91%) Entity Framework
12 6 (4.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 5 (3.60%) XML
13 5 (3.60%) MSMQ
13 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (2.88%) REST
14 4 (2.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.76%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (2.88%) Social Media
4 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) Windows
2 3 (2.16%) Linux
2 3 (2.16%) Android
2 3 (2.16%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.22%) MVVM
3 33 (23.74%) Scrum
4 30 (21.58%) TDD
5 29 (20.86%) Multithreading
6 27 (19.42%) MVC
7 26 (18.71%) Software Engineering
8 19 (13.67%) OO
9 17 (12.23%) OOP
9 17 (12.23%) Unit Testing
9 17 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.91%) OOD
11 10 (7.19%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.47%) System Testing
13 8 (5.76%) RAD
14 7 (5.04%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.04%) Kanban
14 7 (5.04%) Refactoring
14 7 (5.04%) SDLC
15 6 (4.32%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 136 (97.84%) C#
2 48 (34.53%) SQL
3 27 (19.42%) T-SQL
4 19 (13.67%) C++
5 16 (11.51%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.47%) C++/CLI
7 8 (5.76%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.04%) XAML
9 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.88%) C
11 3 (2.16%) VB
12 2 (1.44%) REXX
12 2 (1.44%) Tcl
12 2 (1.44%) VBScript
13 1 (0.72%) PHP
13 1 (0.72%) Java
13 1 (0.72%) VB6
13 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.72%) VBA
13 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.16%) PhD
3 2 (1.44%) Degree
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.60%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.88%) Puppet
1 4 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Telerik
3 8 (5.76%) Perforce
4 6 (4.32%) Oracle
5 5 (3.60%) VMware
6 4 (2.88%) Infragistics
7 3 (2.16%) SAP
8 1 (0.72%) HP
8 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
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