The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 73 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 1.71% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.97% 5.47% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
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£313 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
356 274 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.93% 31.21% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 163 248
Average daily rate £320 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +111.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
WPF
West Yorkshire

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
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 11 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) WCF
4 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Web Development
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
8 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (12.50%) Banking
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) MSTest
9 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (12.50%) BDD
9 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) WCF
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) Silverlight
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) Middleware
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (6.25%) HTML5
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) OO
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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