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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 232 189 149
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -40
Contract jobs citing WPF 46 75 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.75% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 3.30% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 77
Average daily rate £383 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £314 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-72.50% -
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
2400 2275 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 22.86% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1579 1383 1256
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 41 48
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 13 £500 +53.84% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 12 £390 +17.29% 5
Hampshire +5 11 £320 -2.29% 5
Kent -34 3 - - 4
Oxfordshire -2 2 - - 6
Surrey -20 2 £388 +10.71% 10
East Sussex - 2 - - 3
West Sussex -14 1 £300 - 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) C#
2 70 (87.50%) .NET
3 50 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (41.25%) MVVM
6 32 (40.00%) SQL
6 32 (40.00%) Windows
7 25 (31.25%) TDD
7 25 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 24 (30.00%) WCF
8 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 23 (28.75%) MVC
10 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET
11 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
13 17 (21.25%) Visual Studio
14 15 (18.75%) SDLC
15 14 (17.50%) Multithreading
16 12 (15.00%) WinForms
16 12 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
17 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
18 10 (12.50%) HTML
19 9 (11.25%) Java
19 9 (11.25%) CSS
19 9 (11.25%) Degree
19 9 (11.25%) Web Development
19 9 (11.25%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) DNS
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
1 5 (6.25%) SSL
1 5 (6.25%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (21.25%) Visual Studio
2 12 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.00%) Subversion
4 6 (7.50%) MSTest
5 5 (6.25%) Fiddler
6 4 (5.00%) Moq
6 4 (5.00%) NUnit
6 4 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (3.75%) JIRA
7 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.25%) git-flow
8 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.25%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.25%) Xcode
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.75%) Front Office
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (66.25%) Developer
2 38 (47.50%) C# Developer
3 37 (46.25%) WPF Developer
4 32 (40.00%) .NET Developer
5 27 (33.75%) C# WPF Developer
6 25 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (18.75%) Software Engineer
8 13 (16.25%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 8 (10.00%) Team Leader
11 7 (8.75%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
12 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (7.50%) Lead Software Engineer
12 6 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 5 (6.25%) Senior WPF Developer
13 5 (6.25%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (87.50%) .NET
2 24 (30.00%) WCF
3 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET
4 12 (15.00%) WinForms
5 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
5 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (12.50%) HTML
7 9 (11.25%) CSS
7 9 (11.25%) Entity Framework
8 8 (10.00%) ADO.NET
8 8 (10.00%) jQuery
9 7 (8.75%) Ajax
10 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (7.50%) REST
11 5 (6.25%) FastCGI
11 5 (6.25%) LINQ
11 5 (6.25%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 5 (6.25%) XML
12 3 (3.75%) DHTML
12 3 (3.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 5 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 2 (2.50%) Mechatronics
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) AS400
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Android
2 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) MVVM
3 25 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.25%) TDD
4 23 (28.75%) MVC
5 19 (23.75%) Unit Testing
6 15 (18.75%) SDLC
7 14 (17.50%) Multithreading
8 9 (11.25%) Scrum
8 9 (11.25%) Web Development
9 6 (7.50%) OO
9 6 (7.50%) Project Management
10 5 (6.25%) BDD
10 5 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (6.25%) SOLID
11 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.00%) UML
12 3 (3.75%) Service Management
12 3 (3.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.25%) Java
6 7 (8.75%) PHP
6 7 (8.75%) VB
7 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.25%) Python
8 5 (6.25%) Ruby
8 5 (6.25%) XAML
9 4 (5.00%) C++
10 3 (3.75%) VBScript
11 2 (2.50%) C
12 1 (1.25%) F#
12 1 (1.25%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCITP
3 3 (3.75%) MCTS
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) MCAD
4 1 (1.25%) MCP
4 1 (1.25%) MCSD
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Telerik
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago