The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 34 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.77% - 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£303 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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East Midlands

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 Derbyshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
62 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 23.94% 21.25% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 21
Average daily rate £325 £286 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

WPF
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) VBScript
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET