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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 192 181 167
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing WPF 46 54 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 2.71% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £483 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Buckinghamshire -4 14 £413 +26.92% 6
Berkshire +7 13 £275 -18.51% 11
Surrey -7 12 £350 -22.65% 4
Hampshire -24 3 £350 - 5
Kent -14 2 £340 +0.74% 5
Oxfordshire -15 2 £325 - 14
West Sussex - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 117 (95.12%) C#
2 113 (91.87%) .NET
3 78 (63.41%) WCF
4 69 (56.10%) SQL Server
5 49 (39.84%) SQL
6 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
8 34 (27.64%) Web Services
8 34 (27.64%) MVVM
9 32 (26.02%) MVC
10 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
11 28 (22.76%) WinForms
12 25 (20.33%) .NET Framework
12 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
12 25 (20.33%) HTML
12 25 (20.33%) Oracle
13 24 (19.51%) VB.NET
14 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (17.89%) TDD
16 21 (17.07%) Visual Studio
16 21 (17.07%) XML
17 20 (16.26%) MS Excel
18 19 (15.45%) OO
19 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
19 16 (13.01%) Windows
19 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 16 (13.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.13%) IIS
3 3 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (16.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.81%) FTP
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (17.07%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.50%) MSTest
4 4 (3.25%) JIRA
5 2 (1.63%) NUnit
5 2 (1.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.81%) Moq
6 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 4 (3.25%) Marketing
1 4 (3.25%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (74.80%) Developer
2 47 (38.21%) .NET Developer
3 30 (24.39%) WPF Developer
4 28 (22.76%) C# Developer
5 21 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Applications Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (3.25%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Consultant
9 4 (3.25%) CRM Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Designer
10 3 (2.44%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.44%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.44%) Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (91.87%) .NET
2 78 (63.41%) WCF
3 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
4 34 (27.64%) Web Services
5 28 (22.76%) WinForms
6 25 (20.33%) .NET Framework
6 25 (20.33%) HTML
7 21 (17.07%) XML
8 16 (13.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (12.20%) Silverlight
9 15 (12.20%) CSS
10 12 (9.76%) REST
11 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (8.94%) jQuery
12 9 (7.32%) J2EE
12 9 (7.32%) Hibernate
12 9 (7.32%) XHTML
13 8 (6.50%) Castle Windsor
14 6 (4.88%) SOAP
14 6 (4.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.88%) Open Source
4 6 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.25%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.44%) Social Media
7 2 (1.63%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) EPoS
8 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.64%) MVVM
3 32 (26.02%) MVC
4 22 (17.89%) TDD
5 19 (15.45%) OO
6 15 (12.20%) Scrum
7 14 (11.38%) CRM
7 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.76%) BDD
9 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 9 (7.32%) Migration
9 9 (7.32%) Project Management
10 6 (4.88%) OOD
11 4 (3.25%) Multithreading
11 4 (3.25%) Automated Testing
11 4 (3.25%) Image Processing
11 4 (3.25%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (95.12%) C#
2 49 (39.84%) SQL
3 31 (25.20%) JavaScript
4 24 (19.51%) VB.NET
5 15 (12.20%) XAML
6 10 (8.13%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.88%) VBScript
10 4 (3.25%) VB
11 3 (2.44%) VB6
12 2 (1.63%) XPath
12 2 (1.63%) Java
13 1 (0.81%) C++
13 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.88%) MCTS
4 4 (3.25%) ISEB
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) HND
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Puppet
1 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
1 25 (20.33%) Oracle
2 3 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.63%) Telerik
4 1 (0.81%) VMware
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