The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.21% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
66 52 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.58% 20.97% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 27
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 Merseyside

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birkenhead - - - - 2
Liverpool - - - - 1
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
4 2 (40.00%) XAML
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) VB6
4 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Sybase