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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 191 134 163
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +29
Contract jobs citing WPF 76 97 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 1.14% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 4.62% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +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
2331 2101 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.52% 24.67% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1170 1140
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 62 92
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £16.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Surrey -26 20 £350 -6.04% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 19 £425 +30.76% 5
Berkshire -5 11 £300 -4.00% 10
Kent -8 7 £313 -13.79% 6
Oxfordshire -24 7 £320 - 3
Hampshire -22 4 £350 -2.97% 5
East Sussex 0 3 £343 +128.33% 2
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 124 (96.12%) C#
2 119 (92.25%) .NET
3 83 (64.34%) WCF
4 70 (54.26%) SQL Server
5 49 (37.98%) SQL
6 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (29.46%) ASP.NET
8 36 (27.91%) WinForms
9 34 (26.36%) MVC
9 34 (26.36%) MVVM
10 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
11 30 (23.26%) Web Services
12 29 (22.48%) TDD
13 27 (20.93%) .NET Framework
13 27 (20.93%) HTML
14 25 (19.38%) Oracle
15 24 (18.60%) VB.NET
15 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (16.28%) Visual Studio
17 20 (15.50%) XML
17 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
18 19 (14.73%) OO
19 18 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 17 (13.18%) Silverlight
21 16 (12.40%) Windows
21 16 (12.40%) CSS
21 16 (12.40%) XAML
21 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
22 15 (11.63%) Scrum
23 14 (10.85%) QA

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 14 (10.85%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.53%) IIS
3 2 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.55%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) SSH
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.78%) FTP
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (54.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (10.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.20%) MSTest
4 4 (3.10%) JIRA
5 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.55%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.55%) NUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.78%) Moq
6 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (4.65%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (77.52%) Developer
2 52 (40.31%) .NET Developer
3 33 (25.58%) C# Developer
4 30 (23.26%) WPF Developer
5 24 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Applications Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.10%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.33%) CRM Consultant
10 3 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.33%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.33%) Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.33%) Consultant
10 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (92.25%) .NET
2 83 (64.34%) WCF
3 38 (29.46%) ASP.NET
4 36 (27.91%) WinForms
5 30 (23.26%) Web Services
6 27 (20.93%) .NET Framework
6 27 (20.93%) HTML
7 20 (15.50%) XML
8 18 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (13.18%) Silverlight
10 16 (12.40%) CSS
11 12 (9.30%) REST
12 11 (8.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (7.75%) jQuery
13 10 (7.75%) Hibernate
13 10 (7.75%) J2EE
14 9 (6.98%) XHTML
15 8 (6.20%) Castle Windsor
16 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (4.65%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.65%) Open Source
5 4 (3.10%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.33%) Social Media
7 2 (1.55%) EPoS
7 2 (1.55%) Mechatronics
8 1 (0.78%) Tandem
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Physics
8 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Android
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.36%) MVC
2 34 (26.36%) MVVM
3 29 (22.48%) TDD
4 19 (14.73%) OO
5 15 (11.63%) Scrum
6 13 (10.08%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.30%) BDD
8 11 (8.53%) CRM
9 10 (7.75%) Project Management
10 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.43%) Migration
11 7 (5.43%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.88%) OOD
13 4 (3.10%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.10%) Image Processing
13 4 (3.10%) Automated Testing
14 3 (2.33%) Software Testing
14 3 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (96.12%) C#
2 49 (37.98%) SQL
3 33 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 24 (18.60%) VB.NET
5 16 (12.40%) XAML
6 10 (7.75%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.20%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.43%) VBScript
8 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.33%) VB
9 3 (2.33%) Java
9 3 (2.33%) C++
9 3 (2.33%) C
10 2 (1.55%) XPath
10 2 (1.55%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.78%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) Degree
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.88%) MCTS
4 4 (3.10%) ISEB
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) HND
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Puppet
1 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (19.38%) Oracle
2 20 (15.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.55%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.55%) Telerik
4 1 (0.78%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.78%) VMware
4 1 (0.78%) Autodesk
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