The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 69 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.00% 22.62% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 11
Average daily rate £405 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff