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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 31 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.42% - 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% - 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-72.50% -
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
46 80 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.17% 36.70% 35.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 83
Average daily rate £350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £363 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft