The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 101 96 72
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 0.27% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.01% 1.11% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 14
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £289 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
WPF
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
547 451 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.89% 24.03% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 284 260
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Stockport -8 2 £325 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WPF.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) XML
5 5 (38.46%) LINQ
5 5 (38.46%) WinForms
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) jQuery
6 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) User Stories
7 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (23.08%) Moq
7 3 (23.08%) NUnit
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Degree

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Moq
2 3 (23.08%) NUnit
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Advertising
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) LINQ
3 5 (38.46%) WinForms
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 3 (23.08%) Physics
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) OOP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin