The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 22 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% - 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.13% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.72% 33.68% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 27
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.41 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -74.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
West Midlands

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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £288 -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cannock - - - -
WPF
West Midlands

WPF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET