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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 96 99 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -30
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.17% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 0.70% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 17
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £289 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £365 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +18.62%
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
530 431 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.01% 24.00% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 276 252
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) LINQ
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) NUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) Physics
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) MVVM
5 3 (27.27%) Moq
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (27.27%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements

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 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Moq
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Application Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (18.18%) WPF Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) LINQ
3 5 (45.45%) WCF
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Ajax
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
1 3 (27.27%) Physics
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) MVVM
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
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