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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 128 132 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing WPF 16 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 1.71% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Average daily rate £400 £320 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £308 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £323 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
801 761 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.02% 24.00% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 507 382
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 20
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 10 £418 +30.46% 2
Devon - 3 £300 - 1
Wiltshire -2 1 £325 -
Bristol -4 1 - - 7
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (68.09%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) .NET
3 21 (44.68%) MVVM
4 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (38.30%) Scrum
6 16 (34.04%) Windows
6 16 (34.04%) BDD
7 14 (29.79%) TDD
7 14 (29.79%) MVC
7 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
8 13 (27.66%) WCF
9 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
9 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
10 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
11 9 (19.15%) Telerik
11 9 (19.15%) C++
11 9 (19.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
12 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
12 8 (17.02%) System Testing
12 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
13 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
13 7 (14.89%) WinForms
13 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
14 6 (12.77%) UML
15 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
15 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.38%) NUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Subversion
5 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) WPF Developer
3 15 (31.91%) C# Developer
4 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) C# WPF Developer
6 8 (17.02%) Software Developer
7 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
11 1 (2.13%) .NET Software Developer
11 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.13%) C# GUI Developer
11 1 (2.13%) C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (2.13%) GUI Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET
3 13 (27.66%) WCF
4 11 (23.40%) Entity Framework
5 9 (19.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.89%) WinForms
8 4 (8.51%) Ajax
8 4 (8.51%) CSS
8 4 (8.51%) HTML
8 4 (8.51%) Web Services
8 4 (8.51%) XHTML
8 4 (8.51%) XML
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.38%) JSON
9 3 (6.38%) SOAP
9 3 (6.38%) UDDI
9 3 (6.38%) WSDL
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) MVVM
2 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) Scrum
4 16 (34.04%) BDD
5 14 (29.79%) MVC
5 14 (29.79%) TDD
6 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.02%) System Testing
8 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.77%) UML
10 3 (6.38%) OO
10 3 (6.38%) Web Development
11 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (68.09%) C#
2 9 (19.15%) C++
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) C
4 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 14001
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Telerik
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) ESRI
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