The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 1.91% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 8.00% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £375 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
174 150 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.57% 23.85% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 107 72
Median daily rate £370 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Birmingham region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) NuGet
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Slack
3 1 (33.33%) X++
3 1 (33.33%) Dojo
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Dojo
3 1 (33.33%) DOM
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik