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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.50% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
- +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -6.94%
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
103 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 42.92% 35.48% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 54 34
Average daily rate £375 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 £280 -
Ipswich - - - -
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) SOAP
3 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 6 (42.86%) LINQ
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) XSLT
7 5 (35.71%) CRM
7 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (35.71%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (35.71%) WF
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (28.57%) TDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) Moq
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) SOAP
2 10 (71.43%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 7 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 6 (42.86%) LINQ
5 6 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) WF
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Logistics
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft