The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - - 14
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +11.94%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 27.82% 15.32% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 18
Average daily rate £333 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.19% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

WPF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Infragistics