The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 140 126 136
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.25% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£260 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £42.50
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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
2899 2581 2936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.13% 91.85% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1700 1257 1488
Average daily rate £361 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £494 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 206 188
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.54 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
Cheshire +1 1 £225 -22.14% 1
WPF Developer
England

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) MVVM
3 8 (80.00%) TDD
4 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) Sybase
6 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (10.00%) Google
8 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) Life Science
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (10.00%) SignalR
8 1 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited WPF Developer in their job title 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 with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) WPF
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) SignalR
4 1 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) MVVM
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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