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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 56 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.23% 2.50% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 10.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +6.66%
WPF
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
122 74 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 27.48% 23.13% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 44 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) API Design
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) API Design
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft