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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 219 241 205
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -36
Contract jobs citing WPF 44 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.86% 1.37% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 26
Median daily rate £375 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £293 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.39 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +14.00%
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
2363 2546 2278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.27% 26.20% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1669 1286
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 48 44
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Surrey +10 13 £408 +6.88% 10
Oxfordshire -11 11 £375 -6.25% 8
Berkshire +8 10 £350 -3.44% 6
Kent - 5 £275 -
Hampshire +3 3 £320 -14.66% 5
Middlesex -3 2 - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 76 (100.00%) C#
2 65 (85.53%) .NET
3 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (30.26%) MVVM
5 23 (30.26%) Windows
6 21 (27.63%) MVC
7 20 (26.32%) SQL
7 20 (26.32%) WCF
8 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 18 (23.68%) HTML
9 18 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (22.37%) TDD
11 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
11 15 (19.74%) Degree
11 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
12 14 (18.42%) OO
12 14 (18.42%) Multithreading
13 13 (17.11%) SOLID
13 13 (17.11%) WinForms
14 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
15 10 (13.16%) Scrum
15 10 (13.16%) Web Services
15 10 (13.16%) C++
15 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (13.16%) Entity Framework
15 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 9 (11.84%) OOD

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 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.53%) Subversion
4 3 (3.95%) JIRA
4 3 (3.95%) Moq
4 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.95%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (2.63%) MSTest
5 2 (2.63%) NUnit
5 2 (2.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.32%) WiX
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Advertising
2 1 (1.32%) Front Office
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (85.53%) Developer
2 46 (60.53%) C# Developer
3 36 (47.37%) WPF Developer
4 33 (43.42%) .NET Developer
5 28 (36.84%) C# WPF Developer
6 22 (28.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior WPF Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.95%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (3.95%) WinForms Developer
11 2 (2.63%) C# Application Developer
11 2 (2.63%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.63%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (85.53%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) WCF
3 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (23.68%) HTML
5 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
6 13 (17.11%) WinForms
7 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
7 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (13.16%) Entity Framework
7 10 (13.16%) Web Services
8 9 (11.84%) CSS
8 9 (11.84%) jQuery
9 7 (9.21%) REST
9 7 (9.21%) XML
10 5 (6.58%) LINQ
10 5 (6.58%) NHibernate
10 5 (6.58%) SOAP
10 5 (6.58%) StructureMap
10 5 (6.58%) Unity DI Container
11 4 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.95%) NHS
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.63%) Mechatronics
3 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) AS400
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) iPad
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Android
2 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.32%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) MVVM
3 21 (27.63%) MVC
4 17 (22.37%) TDD
5 14 (18.42%) Multithreading
5 14 (18.42%) OO
6 13 (17.11%) SOLID
7 10 (13.16%) Scrum
8 9 (11.84%) OOD
9 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Web Development
10 6 (7.89%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (6.58%) SDLC
11 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.26%) BDD
12 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.26%) CRM
12 4 (5.26%) OOP
13 3 (3.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (26.32%) SQL
3 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.16%) C++
5 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.58%) VB
8 4 (5.26%) Java
9 3 (3.95%) PHP
9 3 (3.95%) XAML
10 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.63%) Python
10 2 (2.63%) VBScript
11 1 (1.32%) C
11 1 (1.32%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.32%) F#
11 1 (1.32%) Haskell
11 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) MCITP
3 1 (1.32%) MCTS
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.32%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Perforce
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.32%) Telerik
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day + benefits & holiday allowed
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 14 days ago