The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 31 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.93% - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.08% - 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -11.84%
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Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 51 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 30.09% 30.36% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 19
Average daily rate £375 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £542 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ION Trading
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Programmer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Programmer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Programmer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Programmer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ION Trading