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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 125 132 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -39
Contract jobs citing WPF 21 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.36% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.34% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.84%
WPF
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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
841 823 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.68% 27.04% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 569 372
Average daily rate £365 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.95% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
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 56 17 13
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Somerset +2 9 £260 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire - 7 £400 - 8
Gloucestershire - 2 £325 - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 53 (91.38%) .NET
2 46 (79.31%) C#
3 35 (60.34%) MVC
4 27 (46.55%) .NET Framework
4 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (46.55%) SQL
4 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
5 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 26 (44.83%) WCF
6 21 (36.21%) Unit Testing
7 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
7 18 (31.03%) Entity Framework
8 17 (29.31%) Scrum
9 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
10 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
11 13 (22.41%) BDD
11 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
12 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.24%) XML
13 10 (17.24%) Windows
13 10 (17.24%) WF
13 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (15.52%) jQuery
14 9 (15.52%) Web Services
15 8 (13.79%) SOAP
16 7 (12.07%) TDD
16 7 (12.07%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (10.34%) ITIL
17 6 (10.34%) Back Office

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (12.07%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.62%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.45%) MSTest
5 1 (1.72%) NUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.34%) Back Office
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (87.93%) Developer
2 37 (63.79%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
3 7 (12.07%) WPF Developer
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Applications Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) .NET Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.45%) .NET Development Manager
7 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Architect
8 1 (1.72%) UI Programmer
8 1 (1.72%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (1.72%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.72%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (91.38%) .NET
2 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
2 27 (46.55%) .NET Framework
3 26 (44.83%) WCF
4 18 (31.03%) Entity Framework
5 10 (17.24%) WF
5 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (17.24%) XML
6 9 (15.52%) Web Services
6 9 (15.52%) jQuery
7 8 (13.79%) SOAP
8 5 (8.62%) HTML
8 5 (8.62%) XSD
8 5 (8.62%) CSS
9 4 (6.90%) Silverlight
9 4 (6.90%) LINQ
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.17%) WinForms
11 2 (3.45%) MSMQ
11 2 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) MVC
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Unit Testing
4 17 (29.31%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) BDD
6 7 (12.07%) TDD
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) MVVM
8 5 (8.62%) Project Management
9 4 (6.90%) OO
10 3 (5.17%) OOD
10 3 (5.17%) System Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.45%) UML
11 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.72%) Web Development
12 1 (1.72%) Refactoring
12 1 (1.72%) Use Case
12 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.72%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) C#
2 27 (46.55%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.62%) XAML
5 5 (8.62%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Telerik
2 2 (3.45%) DevExpress
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Twitter
3 1 (1.72%) Infragistics
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