The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 27 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.52% 2.13% 1.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 6.78% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£285 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
- -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +1.42%
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South Yorkshire

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 Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.59% 31.38% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) WCF
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) IIS
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 5 (45.45%) TDD
6 5 (45.45%) Ajax
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 3 (27.27%) LINQ
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 6 (54.55%) WCF
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) Ajax
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
7 3 (27.27%) LINQ
8 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
8 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) XAML