The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Warwick 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 11 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 7.14% 2.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.74% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Warwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwick 32.86% 38.30% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
Average daily rate £325 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
Warwickshire

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Warwick

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwick

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 4 (44.44%) System Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) FitNesse
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Warwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwick 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 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) FitNesse
1 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Spring.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) System Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Testing
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
6 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (11.11%) Logistics
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB