The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 83 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.55% 2.03% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 7.10% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Average daily rate
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£363 £344 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -11.84%
WPF
South East

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 Surrey region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
396 366 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.96% 28.55% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 212 187
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% -48.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 27 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
Woking -8 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Camberley - 1 - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 3
Weybridge - - - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 61 (96.83%) C#
1 61 (96.83%) .NET
2 55 (87.30%) WCF
3 54 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 47 (74.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (73.02%) Visual Studio
6 44 (69.84%) Scrum
7 32 (50.79%) XML
8 31 (49.21%) Software Engineering
9 30 (47.62%) LINQ
9 30 (47.62%) Web Services
10 28 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 25 (39.68%) Windows
11 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (38.10%) SQL
13 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (31.75%) Office 365
15 19 (30.16%) REST
15 19 (30.16%) Automated Testing
15 19 (30.16%) SOAP
16 18 (28.57%) QA
16 18 (28.57%) Content Management
16 18 (28.57%) BDD
17 17 (26.98%) Software Testing
17 17 (26.98%) ISEB
18 12 (19.05%) MVC
18 12 (19.05%) DevOps
19 11 (17.46%) SpecFlow
19 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
20 10 (15.87%) XSLT

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (31.75%) Office 365
2 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 28 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (74.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (73.02%) Visual Studio
3 11 (17.46%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.59%) MSTest
General
1 6 (9.52%) Publishing
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Software Engineer
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) Test Analyst
2 17 (26.98%) .NET Developer
2 17 (26.98%) C# Developer
3 14 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Test Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) QA Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Tester
8 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.35%) .NET Software Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Agile C# Developer
11 2 (3.17%) QA Engineer
12 1 (1.59%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (96.83%) .NET
2 55 (87.30%) WCF
3 32 (50.79%) XML
4 30 (47.62%) LINQ
4 30 (47.62%) Web Services
5 19 (30.16%) REST
5 19 (30.16%) SOAP
6 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
7 10 (15.87%) XSLT
8 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.35%) WinForms
10 3 (4.76%) CSS
10 3 (4.76%) HTML
11 2 (3.17%) Flash
11 2 (3.17%) Ajax
11 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.17%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.17%) HTML5
12 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
1 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
1 1 (1.59%) EPoS
1 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Scrum
2 31 (49.21%) Software Engineering
3 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (30.16%) Automated Testing
5 18 (28.57%) Content Management
5 18 (28.57%) BDD
6 17 (26.98%) Software Testing
7 12 (19.05%) MVC
7 12 (19.05%) DevOps
8 3 (4.76%) OO
8 3 (4.76%) MVVM
9 2 (3.17%) TDD
10 1 (1.59%) Migration
10 1 (1.59%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.59%) OOD
10 1 (1.59%) SOA
10 1 (1.59%) OOP
10 1 (1.59%) Scalability Testing
10 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 61 (96.83%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) C
5 2 (3.17%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.59%) XAML
6 1 (1.59%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) ISEB
2 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.59%) MathWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Telerik
2 1 (1.59%) Red Gate
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