The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 37 35 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.71% 2.55% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 10.00% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £343 £300 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +8.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £350 £287
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +6.66%
WPF
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
110 90 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 39.29% 25.50% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 70
Median daily rate £300 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 24
Median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 1 £375 +25.00% 1
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) RIA
3 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Blend
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Logistics
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Blend
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 2 (22.22%) French Language
1 2 (22.22%) German Language
1 2 (22.22%) Italian Language
1 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Silverlight Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) RIA
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle