The first table below looks at the demand for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
767 684 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.66% 91.08% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 323 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 27
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -31.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
WPF Developer
North West

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft