The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 38 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.28% - 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
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 £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
WPF
East Midlands

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 Northamptonshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
85 80 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.55% 25.56% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 28
Average daily rate £403 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.03% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £120.00
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 Northamptonshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Northampton - 1 £375 - 2
Daventry - - - - 1
WPF
East Midlands

WPF
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL