The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 22 30
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 6.19% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 16.90% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £299 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +16.12%
WPF
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 71 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.12% 36.60% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 33
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Suffolk region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Suffolk region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - - 3
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (50.00%) MVVM
5 2 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Degree

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft