The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 137 107 98
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Contract jobs citing WPF 3 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.59% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 2.57% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £419 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £295 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £445 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
WPF
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
747 545 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.05% 22.97% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 346 347
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the West Midlands region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Coventry -8 1 £338 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WPF.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) WCF
4 11 (73.33%) MVC
5 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 9 (60.00%) Scrum
6 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (33.33%) CSS
9 4 (26.67%) Web Services
9 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (20.00%) Ajax
10 3 (20.00%) jQuery
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development
10 3 (20.00%) XML
10 3 (20.00%) XSLT
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (13.33%) Finance
11 2 (13.33%) MVVM
12 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
12 1 (6.67%) Android
12 1 (6.67%) Google

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (6.67%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) WCF
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 9 (60.00%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) MVVM
5 1 (6.67%) Android Development
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin