The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills 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 over the 3 months to 25 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 Leicestershire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 27 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing WPF 14 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.65% 1.62% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.21% 4.21% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £30.75
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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 35.22% 38.46% 29.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 41 25
Average daily rate £275 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Lutterworth - - - - 2
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (55.56%) XAML
3 10 (55.56%) WinForms
4 8 (44.44%) WCF
4 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) LDAP
5 7 (38.89%) N-Tier
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) XSLT
5 7 (38.89%) Kanban
5 7 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (38.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) C++
8 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET
9 3 (16.67%) IIS
9 3 (16.67%) UML
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 7 (38.89%) WPF Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) WinForms
3 8 (44.44%) WCF
4 7 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) XSLT
4 7 (38.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 3 (16.67%) MFC
8 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET
8 3 (16.67%) HTML5
8 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Scrum
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Kanban
3 3 (16.67%) MVVM
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) XAML
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Telerik
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce
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