The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 67 53 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.24% 0.19% 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 0.77% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £358 £364
% change year-on-year
-6.29% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
206 130 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.67% 25.10% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 81 25
Average daily rate £325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 12
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +10.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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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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
Tyne and Wear - 2 £375 - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) Android Development
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) WCF

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 2 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (66.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL