The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 70 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.95% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -4.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
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
193 257 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.25% 22.33% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 199 103
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £520 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.33 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.53% -46.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 £400 - 3
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ERP

WPF
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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft