The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 36 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.82% 0.39% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 1.10% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £348 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.84% +31.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
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
73 91 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 29.80% 35.69% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 96
Median daily rate £475 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft