The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 66 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 1.15% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 5.03% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate
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£358 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
WPF
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
225 179 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.41% 22.86% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 112 99
Average daily rate £363 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe -3 2 £320 +10.34% 1
Chester -8 1 £325 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) XAML
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Grunt
4 2 (25.00%) Bower
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) gulp

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) GPRS
1 1 (12.50%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) SQLite
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
1 2 (25.00%) Bower
1 2 (25.00%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceStack
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) Apple