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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 101 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.33% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 0.87% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £348 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +19.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
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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
449 460 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.93% 37.49% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 331 157
Average daily rate £335 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -60.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) WCF
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) VB6
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 1 (9.09%) RUP
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) VB Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior VB Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 3 (27.27%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Middleware
6 1 (9.09%) WinForms
6 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) CMMI
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) VB6
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Perforce