The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northampton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.01% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £219 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.58% 9.45% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 16
Average daily rate £383 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £363 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
Northamptonshire

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

WPF
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Programmer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ION Trading