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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 195 140 168
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +28
Contract jobs citing WPF 51 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 1.23% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.28% 4.77% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 33
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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
2237 2265 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1286 1235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 17 September 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
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 17 September 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 14 £375 -16.66% 7
Surrey -14 11 £375 +5.63% 7
East Sussex -6 7 £200 -33.33% 1
Hampshire -13 6 £370 -2.31% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 5 £375 - 3
Kent -13 4 - - 6
Oxfordshire -14 4 £300 -22.58% 8
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 140 (95.24%) C#
2 135 (91.84%) .NET
3 103 (70.07%) WCF
4 88 (59.86%) SQL Server
5 68 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (39.46%) Visual Studio
7 56 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 51 (34.69%) Scrum
9 46 (31.29%) SQL
10 44 (29.93%) Web Services
11 40 (27.21%) XML
11 40 (27.21%) Windows
12 37 (25.17%) Software Engineering
12 37 (25.17%) ASP.NET
13 36 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
13 36 (24.49%) LINQ
14 32 (21.77%) MVC
15 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
16 23 (15.65%) REST
16 23 (15.65%) QA
17 22 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 21 (14.29%) MVVM
18 21 (14.29%) Content Management
19 20 (13.61%) SOAP
19 20 (13.61%) Office 365
20 19 (12.93%) BDD
21 18 (12.24%) HTML
21 18 (12.24%) OO
21 18 (12.24%) Automated Testing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (4.76%) IIS
2 4 (2.72%) CMS
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.68%) Node.js
4 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.04%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.04%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.61%) Office 365
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
1 1 (0.68%) FTP
1 1 (0.68%) HTTP
1 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
1 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (59.86%) SQL Server
2 36 (24.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.44%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.04%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.04%) Big Data
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.68%) StreamInsight
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (39.46%) Visual Studio
2 56 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (8.16%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.04%) NUnit
6 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.36%) MSTest
7 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.68%) Moq
7 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Blend
7 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.68%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.48%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Publishing
3 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.04%) Marketing
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Electronics
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (65.99%) Developer
2 60 (40.82%) .NET Developer
3 40 (27.21%) C# Developer
4 30 (20.41%) Software Engineer
5 27 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (10.88%) Analyst
6 16 (10.88%) Test Analyst
7 13 (8.84%) WPF Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Test Engineer
9 11 (7.48%) Applications Developer
10 10 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.12%) Software Developer
11 9 (6.12%) QA Analyst
12 7 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
12 7 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
13 6 (4.08%) Agile Test Analyst
14 5 (3.40%) .NET Applications Developer
14 5 (3.40%) Tester
14 5 (3.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (91.84%) .NET
2 103 (70.07%) WCF
3 44 (29.93%) Web Services
4 40 (27.21%) XML
5 37 (25.17%) ASP.NET
6 36 (24.49%) LINQ
7 23 (15.65%) REST
8 20 (13.61%) SOAP
9 18 (12.24%) HTML
10 17 (11.56%) WinForms
11 15 (10.20%) Silverlight
12 13 (8.84%) XSLT
13 12 (8.16%) .NET Framework
14 9 (6.12%) CSS
15 8 (5.44%) Ajax
15 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (5.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 6 (4.08%) Hibernate
16 6 (4.08%) J2EE
16 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.08%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.72%) Open Source
5 3 (2.04%) Physics
6 2 (1.36%) DTV
6 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.36%) Social Media
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Windows
2 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.40%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.04%) Android
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.69%) Scrum
3 37 (25.17%) Software Engineering
4 32 (21.77%) MVC
5 21 (14.29%) MVVM
5 21 (14.29%) Content Management
6 19 (12.93%) BDD
7 18 (12.24%) OO
7 18 (12.24%) Automated Testing
8 16 (10.88%) TDD
8 16 (10.88%) DevOps
8 16 (10.88%) Software Testing
9 9 (6.12%) Web Development
10 7 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.08%) Project Management
12 5 (3.40%) Multithreading
13 4 (2.72%) Migration
13 4 (2.72%) UML
13 4 (2.72%) OOD
13 4 (2.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (95.24%) C#
2 46 (31.29%) SQL
3 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.16%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.12%) Python
6 6 (4.08%) VBScript
6 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.40%) C++
7 5 (3.40%) XAML
8 4 (2.72%) C
9 2 (1.36%) Java
9 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.68%) XPath
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.88%) ISEB
2 13 (8.84%) Degree
3 2 (1.36%) PhD
3 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.65%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle
3 2 (1.36%) Telerik
3 2 (1.36%) SAP
4 1 (0.68%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.68%) MathWorks
4 1 (0.68%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.68%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.68%) ESRI
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