The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 10 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 Birmingham 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 57 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.29% 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 1.45% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +72.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 138 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.89% 24.34% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 83 86
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +386.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WPF
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WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) LINQ
4 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) CSS3
6 3 (20.00%) Couchbase
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) WinForms
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) ION Trading
7 2 (13.33%) VB6
7 2 (13.33%) WF
7 2 (13.33%) SaaS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (26.67%) Programmer
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Software Programmer
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) C# Programmer
6 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Architect
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (6.67%) C# Architect
8 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) LINQ
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (13.33%) WF
5 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) OOP
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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