The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 24 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 0.79% - 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
WPF
West 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 Solihull region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 21.43% 17.81% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 7
Average daily rate £375 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

WPF
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft