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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 20 9
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.00% 11.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.55% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 24
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.92%
WPF
County Antrim

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
44 44 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 40.37% 44.00% 53.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 89
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Belfast, County Antrim
The Curve Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago