The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 24 23
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.18% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.06% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
- -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-74.11% +13.33%
WPF
England

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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.09% 19.53% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 5
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands