The first table below looks at the demand for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 50 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
391 192 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 93.54% 95.52% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 93 168
Average daily rate £375 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £165 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.04 £14.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +27.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £30.00 £29.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
WPF Developer
North West

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

WPF Developer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik