The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 29 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.96% 0.96% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 2.07% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
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
94 145 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 33.81% 46.33% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 41
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 22 September 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 +12 5 £350 - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 1
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 12 (63.16%) WinForms
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) XAML
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
6 8 (42.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 8 (42.11%) Kanban
6 8 (42.11%) Castle Windsor
6 8 (42.11%) LDAP
6 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) XSLT
7 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) WCF
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
9 5 (26.32%) HTML
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (21.05%) C++
10 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 3 (15.79%) IIS
11 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET
11 3 (15.79%) UML
11 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (15.79%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) WPF Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Software Developer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Programmer
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) WinForms
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) XSLT
3 8 (42.11%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (42.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) MFC
7 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET
7 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) Kanban
4 7 (36.84%) MVC
5 3 (15.79%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) XAML
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Telerik
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
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