The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 16 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 Sheffield 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 2.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 £35.75 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.92% -15.62%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 24.68% 34.05% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 20
Average daily rate £275 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
South Yorkshire

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

WPF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle