The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 5.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +6.66%
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
83 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.18% 14.82% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 30 32
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.80 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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