The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 19 24
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.04% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.70% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.71% +4.47%
WPF
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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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 50.37% 38.54% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 13
Average daily rate £300 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £300 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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