The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 30 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 Liverpool 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 1.24% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 34 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.43% 21.12% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 37
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £353 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WPF
Merseyside

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Sybase
3 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) WinForms
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (30.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) MVVM
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) OOD
7 2 (20.00%) XAML
7 2 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Time Management
7 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (20.00%) VB6
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Telerik
8 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
8 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) XAML
4 2 (20.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik