The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had WPF Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £323 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £50.50
WPF Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
735 890 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 94.78% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 539 397
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 49 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £35.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WCF

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++