The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 21 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.83% 2.08% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.94% 4.35% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 69 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.97% 47.92% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 18
Median daily rate £343 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £422 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Staffordshire region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £300 - 1
WPF
West Midlands

WPF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Angular 2
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (40.00%) Microservices
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) SOLID
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) B2B

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 4 (40.00%) WPF Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Senior WPF Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Angular 2
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Microservices
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#