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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 150 151 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -61
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 8 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.21% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 0.95% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 20
Median daily rate £313 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
937 843 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.71% 22.61% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 539 408
Median daily rate £393 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +10.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.96 £27.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £45.50 £39.38
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 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
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 28 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 -3 8 £313 -10.71% 13
Manchester -17 2 - - 17
Merseyside - 2 - - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) .NET Framework
3 14 (51.85%) XML
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
4 11 (40.74%) Entity Framework
5 10 (37.04%) WCF
5 10 (37.04%) WinForms
6 9 (33.33%) MVC
6 9 (33.33%) VB
6 9 (33.33%) OO
6 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (29.63%) ClearCase
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
8 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
8 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) HTML
9 6 (22.22%) C++
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) OOP
9 6 (22.22%) XSD
9 6 (22.22%) XSLT
9 6 (22.22%) TDD
9 6 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (22.22%) CSS3

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 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (29.63%) ClearCase
4 4 (14.81%) Rational Robot
5 1 (3.70%) Moq
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Avionics
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 8 (29.63%) WPF Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) .NET Framework
3 14 (51.85%) XML
4 11 (40.74%) Entity Framework
5 10 (37.04%) WCF
5 10 (37.04%) WinForms
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 7 (25.93%) CSS
6 7 (25.93%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) CSS3
7 6 (22.22%) HTML5
7 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) XSD
7 6 (22.22%) XSLT
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (14.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.11%) JSON
9 3 (11.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVC
1 9 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
4 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (22.22%) OOP
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Use Case
5 5 (18.52%) Multithreading
5 5 (18.52%) MVVM
5 5 (18.52%) SOLID
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (7.41%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (7.41%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) VB
3 6 (22.22%) C++
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) XAML
6 3 (11.11%) VB6
7 2 (7.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
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