The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southend-on-Sea region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 9.33% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 44.00% 11.11% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 1
Average daily rate £373 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
Essex

WPF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) MVVM
2 6 (85.71%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) LINQ
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) XAML
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) VB
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) VB6
4 4 (57.14%) DevExpress
5 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Front Office
7 1 (14.29%) Multithreading

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) WPF Developer
3 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) LINQ
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
1 6 (85.71%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVVM
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) XAML
3 5 (71.43%) VB6
3 5 (71.43%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) DevExpress