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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 79 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 1.97% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 5.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 0
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£320 £320 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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West Yorkshire

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
342 334 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.11% 34.58% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 206 148
Average daily rate £350 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) WCF
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) VB
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (20.00%) Retail

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) OLTP
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) WinForms
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Middleware
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Wiki
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) CMMI
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) VB
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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