The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / North West
Rank 118 144 131
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Contract jobs citing WPF 15 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.83% 1.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 9
Median daily rate £375 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £275 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
821 1019 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.24% 27.35% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 670 537
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.56 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.13 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +13.97%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 North West

WPF
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 across the North West region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WPF
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +20 10 £375 +36.36% 11
Cheshire +26 5 £350 - 7
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 29 (90.63%) C#
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) MVC
6 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
7 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 14 (43.75%) WinForms
7 14 (43.75%) .NET Framework
8 13 (40.63%) Windows
9 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
10 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
11 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (28.13%) WCF
11 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
11 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (25.00%) Entity Framework
12 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
12 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
13 7 (21.88%) TDD
13 7 (21.88%) OO
14 6 (18.75%) XML
14 6 (18.75%) Oracle
14 6 (18.75%) OOD
14 6 (18.75%) HTML
14 6 (18.75%) CSS
14 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control

WPF
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon S3
1 6 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTPS
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
1 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) RS-232
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) NoSQL
3 8 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.38%) SQLite
6 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
7 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.13%) MySQL
7 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (15.63%) ClearCase
3 5 (15.63%) Rational Robot
4 3 (9.38%) AccuRev
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 13 (40.63%) C# Developer
4 9 (28.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
6 5 (15.63%) WPF Developer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# WCF Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (9.38%) WCF Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (3.13%) VB Developer
9 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 14 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 14 (43.75%) WinForms
4 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (28.13%) WCF
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) REST
6 6 (18.75%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (15.63%) jQuery
7 5 (15.63%) XSD
7 5 (15.63%) XSLT
8 4 (12.50%) SOAP
8 4 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (9.38%) Node.js
10 2 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) TDD
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (18.75%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (18.75%) OOD
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (9.38%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Data Entry
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) SOLID
7 3 (9.38%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.63%) VB
5 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.63%) VB6
6 4 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Java
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce