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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 45 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% - 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.82%
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South Wales

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
104 73 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.80% 25.52% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 17
Average daily rate £350 £298 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +48.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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

WPF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#