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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 115 144 82
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -62
Contract jobs citing WPF 34 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.01% 0.12% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.86% 0.47% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 19
Average daily rate
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£375 - £318
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.25 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -13.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +11.94%
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
881 848 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.05% 26.16% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 551 402
Average daily rate £366 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 13 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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
Gloucestershire - 14 £375 - 10
Wiltshire - 9 £400 - 13
Somerset +8 8 - - 4
Cornwall - 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 59 (84.29%) C#
2 54 (77.14%) .NET
3 39 (55.71%) SQL Server
4 36 (51.43%) WCF
5 34 (48.57%) MVC
6 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 28 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 28 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 26 (37.14%) .NET Framework
7 26 (37.14%) SQL
7 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (35.71%) Visual Studio
9 24 (34.29%) Windows
10 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
11 20 (28.57%) Unit Testing
12 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (25.71%) Entity Framework
13 16 (22.86%) Scrum
14 13 (18.57%) MVVM
14 13 (18.57%) BDD
15 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
16 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
16 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
16 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (12.86%) WF
17 9 (12.86%) Web Services
17 9 (12.86%) XML
17 9 (12.86%) C++
18 8 (11.43%) SOAP

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (55.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (8.57%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 57 (81.43%) Developer
2 37 (52.86%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.57%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.71%) WPF Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.14%) .NET Applications Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.29%) GUI Developer
8 3 (4.29%) .NET Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.86%) .NET Development Manager
9 2 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (1.43%) AWS Developer
10 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (77.14%) .NET
2 36 (51.43%) WCF
3 28 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 26 (37.14%) .NET Framework
5 18 (25.71%) Entity Framework
6 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (12.86%) WF
7 9 (12.86%) Web Services
7 9 (12.86%) XML
8 8 (11.43%) SOAP
8 8 (11.43%) jQuery
9 6 (8.57%) XSD
10 5 (7.14%) HTML
11 4 (5.71%) CSS
12 3 (4.29%) WinForms
12 3 (4.29%) LINQ
12 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (2.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 2 (2.86%) LINQ to SQL
13 2 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Windows CE
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) MVC
2 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 16 (22.86%) Scrum
5 13 (18.57%) BDD
5 13 (18.57%) MVVM
6 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.57%) TDD
7 6 (8.57%) ITIL
8 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (4.29%) System Testing
10 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
10 2 (2.86%) OO
10 2 (2.86%) OOD
11 1 (1.43%) Code Coverage
11 1 (1.43%) UML
11 1 (1.43%) Change Management
11 1 (1.43%) Workflow
11 1 (1.43%) Web Development
11 1 (1.43%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) C#
2 26 (37.14%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) C++
5 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
7 1 (1.43%) XAML
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) ESRI
3 2 (2.86%) Telerik
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Twitter
4 1 (1.43%) Infragistics
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Posted: 5 days ago
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