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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 12 24
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 2.94% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 8.70% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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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
40 23 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.67% 33.82% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 56
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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