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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 70 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 1.24% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 4.50% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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
255 222 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.05% 27.54% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 95 98
Average daily rate £378 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £478 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.16% +170.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £30.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £140.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 1 April 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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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 - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - - 6
Wilmslow - - - -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceStack
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SignalR
3 1 (33.33%) ServiceStack
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
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