The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 27 23
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 3.62% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 7.84% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-72.50% -
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
38 102 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.68% 46.15% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 72 30
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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#
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) BDD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior VB.NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET