The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 78 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 1.35% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.75% 3.65% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Average daily rate
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£283 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £348 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
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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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 356 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 36.39% 36.93% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 252 117
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Leeds region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) WCF
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) VB
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) VB6
8 2 (16.67%) Web Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) OLTP
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior VB Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) REST
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) Middleware
6 1 (8.33%) WinForms
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) RUP
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) VB
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) XAML
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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