The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 32 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.25% 11.32% 3.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 28.57% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
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%
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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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 33.75% 39.62% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 3
Average daily rate £330 £339 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +9.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

WPF
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WF
1 5 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Back Office
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WF
1 5 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) LINQ
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared