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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 119 117 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing WPF 23 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.74% 0.59% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 2.16% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
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£313 £319 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £302 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £355 £364
% change year-on-year
-7.04% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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
814 786 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.15% 27.24% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 542 325
Average daily rate £358 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 20 10
Average hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £13.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +5 10 £313 -3.84% 5
Gloucestershire -1 2 £300 - 1
Bristol 0 1 £313 - 3
Cornwall - 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 40 (75.47%) C#
3 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (54.72%) MVC
5 26 (49.06%) .NET Framework
6 24 (45.28%) WCF
7 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
8 21 (39.62%) SQL
8 21 (39.62%) Unit Testing
9 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
10 19 (35.85%) Scrum
10 19 (35.85%) Entity Framework
11 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
12 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
13 13 (24.53%) BDD
14 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
15 10 (18.87%) WF
16 9 (16.98%) TDD
17 7 (13.21%) XAML
17 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
17 7 (13.21%) HTML
18 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 6 (11.32%) LINQ
18 6 (11.32%) jQuery
18 6 (11.32%) MVVM
18 6 (11.32%) C++
18 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
18 6 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
19 5 (9.43%) Project Management

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) MSTest
5 1 (1.89%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.89%) Log4Net
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.55%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (86.79%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.21%) WPF Developer
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Developer
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Architect
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Development Manager
7 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) GUI Developer
8 1 (1.89%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (88.68%) .NET
2 26 (49.06%) .NET Framework
3 24 (45.28%) WCF
4 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET
5 19 (35.85%) Entity Framework
6 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (18.87%) WF
8 7 (13.21%) HTML
9 6 (11.32%) LINQ
9 6 (11.32%) jQuery
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.43%) Silverlight
10 5 (9.43%) CSS
10 5 (9.43%) Web Services
11 3 (5.66%) XML
11 3 (5.66%) WinForms
11 3 (5.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 2 (3.77%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET
12 2 (3.77%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (54.72%) MVC
3 21 (39.62%) Unit Testing
4 19 (35.85%) Scrum
5 13 (24.53%) BDD
6 9 (16.98%) TDD
7 6 (11.32%) MVVM
8 5 (9.43%) Project Management
9 4 (7.55%) OO
10 3 (5.66%) OOD
10 3 (5.66%) System Testing
11 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.89%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.89%) Workflow
12 1 (1.89%) Document Management
12 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.89%) Refactoring
12 1 (1.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) XAML
4 6 (11.32%) C++
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Telerik
3 2 (3.77%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.89%) Infragistics
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