The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Surrey 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 77 38 70
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.90% 3.75% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.20% 12.07% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £353 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
344 381 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.08% 31.05% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 192 197
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 17
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WPF
South East

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Woking -11 5 £375 +15.38%
Guildford 0 1 - - 2
Epsom - 1 £300 -
Camberley - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 66 (97.06%) C#
1 66 (97.06%) .NET
2 64 (94.12%) WCF
3 58 (85.29%) SQL Server
4 52 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (75.00%) Scrum
6 50 (73.53%) Visual Studio
7 37 (54.41%) XML
8 36 (52.94%) Web Services
9 30 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 30 (44.12%) LINQ
9 30 (44.12%) Software Engineering
10 29 (42.65%) SQL
11 26 (38.24%) Windows
12 24 (35.29%) SOAP
12 24 (35.29%) Automated Testing
12 24 (35.29%) REST
13 23 (33.82%) BDD
13 23 (33.82%) QA
13 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (30.88%) ISEB
14 21 (30.88%) Software Testing
14 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (27.94%) Content Management
16 18 (26.47%) Office 365
17 12 (17.65%) DevOps
18 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
19 10 (14.71%) XSLT
19 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
20 9 (13.24%) Opscode Chef

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (4.41%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (26.47%) Office 365
2 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 30 (44.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (76.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (73.53%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.24%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.47%) MSTest
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.47%) NUnit
General
1 8 (11.76%) Publishing
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 21 (30.88%) Analyst
3 21 (30.88%) Test Analyst
4 19 (27.94%) .NET Developer
5 18 (26.47%) C# Developer
5 18 (26.47%) Test Engineer
6 16 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (20.59%) QA Analyst
8 9 (13.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
11 5 (7.35%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
12 4 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
13 3 (4.41%) WPF Developer
13 3 (4.41%) QA Engineer
13 3 (4.41%) Tester
14 2 (2.94%) Consultant
14 2 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (97.06%) .NET
2 64 (94.12%) WCF
3 37 (54.41%) XML
4 36 (52.94%) Web Services
5 30 (44.12%) LINQ
6 24 (35.29%) SOAP
6 24 (35.29%) REST
7 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
8 10 (14.71%) XSLT
9 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.47%) Ajax
10 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.47%) Direct3D
10 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.47%) Middleware
10 1 (1.47%) Flash
10 1 (1.47%) LAMP
10 1 (1.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) Windows
2 21 (30.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) Scrum
2 30 (44.12%) Software Engineering
3 24 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 23 (33.82%) BDD
4 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.88%) Software Testing
6 19 (27.94%) Content Management
7 12 (17.65%) DevOps
8 8 (11.76%) MVC
9 5 (7.35%) OO
10 4 (5.88%) TDD
10 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.94%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.94%) OOP
11 2 (2.94%) MVVM
11 2 (2.94%) Kanban
12 1 (1.47%) Manual Testing
12 1 (1.47%) Scalability Testing
12 1 (1.47%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.47%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (97.06%) C#
2 29 (42.65%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) Python
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) ISEB
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (33.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.47%) Red Gate
2 1 (1.47%) Mercator
2 1 (1.47%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.47%) Telerik