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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 198 127 176
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +49
Contract jobs citing WPF 44 107 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 1.21% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 4.69% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 51 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £37.75 - £39.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 - £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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
2286 2282 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.99% 25.79% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1279 1202
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 82
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +13.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WPF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 2014. 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
Berkshire +11 13 £350 -22.22% 6
Surrey -22 7 £363 +5.45% 8
East Sussex -5 6 £200 - 1
Hampshire -15 6 £370 -1.33% 3
Oxfordshire -7 5 £288 -25.80% 7
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £375 - 4
Kent -18 2 - - 6
Middlesex -6 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 4
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 134 (95.04%) C#
2 131 (92.91%) .NET
3 98 (69.50%) WCF
4 88 (62.41%) SQL Server
5 57 (40.43%) Visual Studio
6 56 (39.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (36.17%) Scrum
8 45 (31.91%) SQL
9 44 (31.21%) Web Services
10 39 (27.66%) XML
10 39 (27.66%) Windows
11 38 (26.95%) Software Engineering
11 38 (26.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (26.24%) LINQ
13 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET
14 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (18.44%) MVC
16 24 (17.02%) REST
17 22 (15.60%) MVVM
18 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (14.89%) QA
18 21 (14.89%) Content Management
18 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
19 20 (14.18%) SOAP
19 20 (14.18%) Office 365
19 20 (14.18%) BDD
20 19 (13.48%) Automated Testing
21 17 (12.06%) ISEB
21 17 (12.06%) Software Testing
21 17 (12.06%) TDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (2.84%) CMS
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.13%) IIS
2 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) AutoCAD
2 3 (2.13%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) Office 365
2 14 (9.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (62.41%) SQL Server
2 38 (26.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.67%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.13%) Big Data
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.13%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) StreamInsight
10 1 (0.71%) MySQL
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 57 (40.43%) Visual Studio
2 56 (39.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.51%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.42%) MSTest
5 2 (1.42%) NUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.71%) Moq
6 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (7.09%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Publishing
3 5 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Legal
5 2 (1.42%) Games
5 2 (1.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (63.83%) Developer
2 51 (36.17%) .NET Developer
3 42 (29.79%) C# Developer
4 30 (21.28%) Software Engineer
5 27 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (12.06%) Analyst
6 17 (12.06%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.22%) Test Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.09%) WPF Developer
8 10 (7.09%) QA Analyst
8 10 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.96%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.96%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Tester
12 4 (2.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (92.91%) .NET
2 98 (69.50%) WCF
3 44 (31.21%) Web Services
4 39 (27.66%) XML
5 37 (26.24%) LINQ
6 35 (24.82%) ASP.NET
7 24 (17.02%) REST
8 20 (14.18%) SOAP
9 15 (10.64%) Silverlight
10 14 (9.93%) HTML
10 14 (9.93%) WinForms
11 13 (9.22%) XSLT
12 11 (7.80%) .NET Framework
13 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (5.67%) Ajax
14 8 (5.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (5.67%) CSS
15 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (3.55%) HTML5
17 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.26%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.84%) Open Source
4 3 (2.13%) Physics
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.42%) DTV
5 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.42%) Social Media
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.71%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.66%) Windows
2 21 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.55%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (1.42%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.17%) Scrum
2 38 (26.95%) Software Engineering
3 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.44%) MVC
5 22 (15.60%) MVVM
6 21 (14.89%) Content Management
7 20 (14.18%) BDD
8 19 (13.48%) Automated Testing
9 17 (12.06%) TDD
9 17 (12.06%) Software Testing
10 16 (11.35%) DevOps
11 12 (8.51%) OO
12 9 (6.38%) Web Development
13 6 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.26%) Multithreading
14 4 (2.84%) UML
14 4 (2.84%) Migration
15 3 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
15 3 (2.13%) Workflow
15 3 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (95.04%) C#
2 45 (31.91%) SQL
3 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.38%) VB.NET
4 9 (6.38%) Python
4 9 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.26%) XAML
6 5 (3.55%) C++
7 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.13%) C
7 3 (2.13%) VBScript
8 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.42%) Java
8 2 (1.42%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) ISEB
2 10 (7.09%) Degree
3 2 (1.42%) PhD
3 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) Telerik
4 2 (1.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.71%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.71%) MathWorks
5 1 (0.71%) ESRI
5 1 (0.71%) SolidWorks
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