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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 29 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.48% 1.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
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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
90 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 31.91% 23.20% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 22 26
Average daily rate £339 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) WCF
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (73.33%) C#
5 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
6 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) OO
7 6 (40.00%) MVVM
7 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (26.67%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
10 2 (13.33%) Web Services
10 2 (13.33%) WinForms
11 1 (6.67%) XML
11 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) WCF
2 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 8 (53.33%) OO
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL