The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 16.67% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.89%
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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 Stockport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
11 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 36.67% 68.00% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Average daily rate £323 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £375 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

WPF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft