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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 29 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.33% 1.34% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.26% 3.33% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
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
57 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 25.22% 40.27% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 28
Median daily rate £325 £365 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 £375 -
WPF
West Midlands

WPF
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

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 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#