The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 136 84 104
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +20
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 4.22% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 18
Average daily rate
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- £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.37% +7.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
826 593 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.16% 26.47% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 394 373
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £54.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.77% +65.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.88 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WPF
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 across the South West region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WPF
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 across the South West region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Somerset -21 2 - - 2
Bristol -25 2 - - 9
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 4
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - - 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (80.95%) C#
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 13 (61.90%) C++
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
4 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (38.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) WinForms
7 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 7 (33.33%) WCF
7 7 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
8 6 (28.57%) WF
9 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (19.05%) Back Office
10 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Clustering
11 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
11 3 (14.29%) SCADA
11 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Workflow
11 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
11 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (19.05%) Back Office
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 6 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) WPF Developer
5 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
3 8 (38.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (38.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 8 (38.10%) WinForms
4 7 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
4 7 (33.33%) WCF
5 6 (28.57%) WF
6 3 (14.29%) Silverlight
7 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (9.52%) MFC
7 2 (9.52%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) XSD
8 1 (4.76%) XSLT
8 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.76%) LINQ
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Clustering
1 3 (14.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) MVVM
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) VB6
5 1 (4.76%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) DICOM
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Serena
2 1 (4.76%) Telerik
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