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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 82 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.09% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 0.69% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £313 £325 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -35.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +6.66%
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
307 291 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.91% 29.22% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 200 93
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.83 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.72% -60.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 3 May 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
Chester - 5 £290 -
Crewe - 2 £374 -
Congleton - 1 - -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) WCF
5 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (41.67%) XML
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (41.67%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (33.33%) C++
6 4 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) XAML
6 4 (33.33%) Validation
6 4 (33.33%) Games
6 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Use Case
6 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 2 (16.67%) VB Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) CSS3
4 6 (50.00%) HTML5
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) WCF
5 5 (41.67%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (8.33%) .NET Remoting
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (25.00%) MVVM
6 2 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) Typography
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
7 1 (8.33%) OCR
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (41.67%) VB
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP