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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 29 18
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.45% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.71% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +18.62%
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 70 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.40% 42.94% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 23
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £420 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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