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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 232 195 157
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -38
Contract jobs citing WPF 34 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 3.18% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 56 77
Median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £47.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +25.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £45.50 £27.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £49.50 £47.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
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
2359 2390 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.78% 25.30% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1517 1223
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 57
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -13 12 £350 +3.70% 8
Surrey -11 9 £410 +11.18% 3
Hampshire +3 5 £338 -15.62% 10
Oxfordshire -11 3 £390 +2.63% 2
Kent +3 2 - - 8
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £325 - 13
Middlesex -13 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £300 - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for WPF.

1 83 (100.00%) C#
2 72 (86.75%) .NET
3 50 (60.24%) SQL Server
4 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.76%) Windows
5 30 (36.14%) MVVM
6 28 (33.73%) SQL
7 26 (31.33%) MVC
8 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
8 25 (30.12%) ASP.NET
9 24 (28.92%) TDD
9 24 (28.92%) WCF
10 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.48%) Multithreading
12 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
13 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
13 14 (16.87%) HTML
14 13 (15.66%) Web Development
14 13 (15.66%) SDLC
15 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
16 11 (13.25%) Degree
17 10 (12.05%) Subversion
17 10 (12.05%) WinForms
17 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
17 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (12.05%) SOLID
18 9 (10.84%) Java
18 9 (10.84%) .NET Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.02%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) DNS
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
1 5 (6.02%) SSL
1 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (60.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.61%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.20%) GIS
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
3 10 (12.05%) Subversion
4 5 (6.02%) Fiddler
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.61%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.20%) git-flow
6 1 (1.20%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Front Office
3 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 62 (74.70%) Developer
2 43 (51.81%) C# Developer
3 34 (40.96%) .NET Developer
3 34 (40.96%) WPF Developer
4 25 (30.12%) C# WPF Developer
5 24 (28.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Lead Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (86.75%) .NET
2 25 (30.12%) ASP.NET
3 24 (28.92%) WCF
4 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (16.87%) HTML
5 10 (12.05%) WinForms
6 9 (10.84%) .NET Framework
6 9 (10.84%) jQuery
7 8 (9.64%) ADO.NET
7 8 (9.64%) Ajax
7 8 (9.64%) CSS
8 7 (8.43%) Entity Framework
8 7 (8.43%) Web Services
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (7.23%) LINQ
9 6 (7.23%) REST
10 5 (6.02%) FastCGI
10 5 (6.02%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 5 (6.02%) XML
11 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.41%) iPad
5 2 (2.41%) Mechatronics
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Android
2 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.14%) MVVM
3 26 (31.33%) MVC
4 24 (28.92%) TDD
5 17 (20.48%) Multithreading
6 14 (16.87%) Software Engineering
6 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
7 13 (15.66%) SDLC
7 13 (15.66%) Web Development
8 10 (12.05%) SOLID
9 8 (9.64%) OO
9 8 (9.64%) Scrum
10 7 (8.43%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.02%) BDD
12 4 (4.82%) CRM
12 4 (4.82%) Project Management
13 3 (3.61%) ITIL
13 3 (3.61%) Migration
13 3 (3.61%) Project Planning
13 3 (3.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (33.73%) SQL
3 25 (30.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
5 9 (10.84%) Java
6 7 (8.43%) PHP
6 7 (8.43%) VB
7 6 (7.23%) Python
7 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
9 4 (4.82%) C++
10 3 (3.61%) VBScript
11 2 (2.41%) C
11 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.41%) XAML
12 1 (1.20%) F#
12 1 (1.20%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) MCITP
2 3 (3.61%) MCTS
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Telerik
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco
4 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) Twitter
4 1 (1.20%) VMware
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago