The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Belfast 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 20 25
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.78% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.54% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
23 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 26.14% 24.07% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 15
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
WPF
County Antrim

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

WPF
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL