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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 43 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% 0.90% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.19% 2.78% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £276 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -15.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
137 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 38.70% 32.29% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 38 20
Average daily rate £275 £284 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% -1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £331 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 1 £263 - 2
Loughborough - - - -
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) WF
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) C++

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) WF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
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