The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 39 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.16% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.09% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
WPF Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
327 324 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 94.51% 94.74% 90.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 149 72
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £216 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 54 47
Average hourly rate £13.00 £32.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +137.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WPF Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WPF Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 2 £350 -
WPF Developer
East Midlands

WPF Developer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) DirectX
2 2 (40.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) XAML
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) C

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) DirectX
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (20.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CAD
1 2 (40.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) XAML
3 1 (20.00%) C