The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 24 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.68% 2.58% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £281 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -
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
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.21% 24.52% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 18
Median daily rate £425 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £312 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Chester

WPF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Chester region with a requirement for WPF.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) C#

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) UX Designer
1 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft