The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 61 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.31% 0.77% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.16% 4.76% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +118.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
172 63 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.58% 16.11% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 44 54
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WPF
Wales

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the South Wales region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

WPF
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 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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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
Cardiff -10 2 £288 - 2
Newport - - - -
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Java SE
2 3 (60.00%) Apache FOP
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) MCSD
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Java SE
2 3 (60.00%) Apache FOP
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSD
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
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