The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Solihull 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 14 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.60% 2.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -17.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 19.48% 19.59% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate £325 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WPF
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBA

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft