The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 33 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.08% 1.32% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.77% 5.33% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£298 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
WPF
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 South Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 75 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.29% 24.83% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 60
Average daily rate £315 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
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 11 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 South Yorkshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 7 £298 -15.00% 3
WPF
Yorkshire

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (58.33%) WCF
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Ajax
6 6 (50.00%) CSS
6 6 (50.00%) HTML
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) jQuery
7 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
7 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (41.67%) IIS
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (41.67%) TDD
7 5 (41.67%) Scrum
8 3 (25.00%) Retail
8 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
8 3 (25.00%) LINQ
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (41.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) XML
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (58.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (58.33%) WCF
5 6 (50.00%) Ajax
5 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 6 (50.00%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (25.00%) LINQ
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) XAML