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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 183 148 165
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +17
Contract jobs citing WPF 77 96 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 1.07% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 4.53% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 40
Average daily rate
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£328 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
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
2282 2120 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.17% 23.72% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1212 1058
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 £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 123
Average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 May 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 May 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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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
Berkshire +16 28 £325 - 11
Oxfordshire -12 15 £325 -7.14% 10
Surrey -37 9 £350 -14.63% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £328 +12.93% 5
Kent +2 5 £325 +4.83% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £325 -6.47% 7
Middlesex - 5 £270 -
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 123 (97.62%) C#
2 101 (80.16%) .NET
3 77 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 60 (47.62%) WCF
5 50 (39.68%) SQL
6 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (35.71%) MVVM
8 34 (26.98%) Web Services
9 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
10 29 (23.02%) T-SQL
11 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
12 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
13 23 (18.25%) Scrum
13 23 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (18.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (17.46%) MVC
14 22 (17.46%) Unit Testing
14 22 (17.46%) Windows
15 21 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 20 (15.87%) Multithreading
16 20 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (15.08%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (15.08%) HTML
17 19 (15.08%) TDD
18 18 (14.29%) CSS
19 16 (12.70%) JavaScript
19 16 (12.70%) Software Engineering
20 15 (11.90%) Client/Server
21 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (11.11%) Silverlight

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) CMS
2 4 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.59%) Lync
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (15.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQLite
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.76%) Subversion
5 5 (3.97%) JIRA
5 5 (3.97%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.17%) Selenium
7 3 (2.38%) NetAdvantage
7 3 (2.38%) NUnit
8 2 (1.59%) MSI
8 2 (1.59%) Moq
9 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.79%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 2 (1.59%) Publishing
2 2 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.79%) Electronics
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (70.63%) Developer
2 58 (46.03%) C# Developer
3 33 (26.19%) WPF Developer
4 30 (23.81%) .NET Developer
5 26 (20.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (11.90%) Software Engineer
6 15 (11.90%) Programmer
7 14 (11.11%) C# Programmer
8 8 (6.35%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.38%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.38%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (80.16%) .NET
2 60 (47.62%) WCF
3 34 (26.98%) Web Services
4 27 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 23 (18.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 19 (15.08%) HTML
8 18 (14.29%) CSS
9 14 (11.11%) Silverlight
9 14 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.32%) WinForms
11 12 (9.52%) RESTful
11 12 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 10 (7.94%) XML
13 9 (7.14%) jQuery
14 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (5.56%) MSMQ
16 6 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 5 (3.97%) Ajax
17 5 (3.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.35%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Social Media
5 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Android
2 3 (2.38%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.71%) MVVM
3 23 (18.25%) Scrum
4 22 (17.46%) Unit Testing
4 22 (17.46%) MVC
5 20 (15.87%) Multithreading
6 19 (15.08%) TDD
7 16 (12.70%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.32%) OO
10 10 (7.94%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.14%) System Testing
11 9 (7.14%) SDLC
12 8 (6.35%) RAD
13 6 (4.76%) OOP
13 6 (4.76%) Automation Testing
14 5 (3.97%) UML
14 5 (3.97%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (3.97%) Open Source
14 5 (3.97%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 123 (97.62%) C#
2 50 (39.68%) SQL
3 29 (23.02%) T-SQL
4 16 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.35%) C++
5 8 (6.35%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.35%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.35%) XAML
5 8 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.76%) VB
7 4 (3.17%) VB6
8 2 (1.59%) REXX
8 2 (1.59%) Tcl
8 2 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.59%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) VBA
9 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) Degree
1 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Puppet
1 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.59%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.73%) Oracle
2 11 (8.73%) Telerik
3 5 (3.97%) VMware
4 4 (3.17%) Infragistics
4 4 (3.17%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) HP
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £45-£55k DOE + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago