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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 94 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.25% 0.43% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.73% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Average daily rate £300 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £34.00
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
371 347 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.31% 24.82% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 239 196
Average daily rate £400 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 24
Average hourly rate £60.62 £110.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.89% +478.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 2 - -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) MCTS
3 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) MSTest
4 2 (28.57%) Telerik
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) AS400
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Product Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCTS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Telerik