The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank - 132 140
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 0 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.39% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.40% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 1
Average daily rate - £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WPF Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2835 2983 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.95% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1817 1845 1821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 172 185
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.19 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.35% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WPF Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WPF Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) MVVM
5 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Telerik
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (30.00%) System Testing
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (10.00%) Ajax
9 1 (10.00%) CSS
9 1 (10.00%) XML
9 1 (10.00%) XHTML
9 1 (10.00%) Finance
9 1 (10.00%) C#
9 1 (10.00%) HTML
9 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 5 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) MVVM
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) System Testing
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Telerik