The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 74 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.55% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.39% 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
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 £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
258 105 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.12% 19.20% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 68 84
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.56% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
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 Wales

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
South Wales -17 1 £400 +18.51%
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - - 1
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) MCSD
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSD
4 1 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Java SE
4 1 (25.00%) Apache FOP
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft