The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had WPF Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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) Developer
Rank 150 154 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -33
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 5 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.053% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.056% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £313 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £320 £363
% change year-on-year
- -11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
WPF Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3685 3585 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.49% 94.67% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2032 1591
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 215 204
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured WPF Developer in the job title.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WPF Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £313 - 2
Manchester -9 1 - -
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, WPF Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring WPF Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) MVVM
3 5 (62.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
5 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (37.50%) Games
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) VB6
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) SOLID

WPF Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Robot
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (37.50%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) XSD
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) OOP
2 5 (62.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle