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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 108 89 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing WPF 17 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.79% 4.56% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+8.66% -1.31%
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
609 592 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.89% 25.33% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 332 205
Average daily rate £345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.36% -61.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 8 £313 +1.62% 4
Staffordshire -6 4 £300 +4.43%
Coventry +1 3 £348 -7.33% 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 29 (93.55%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) .NET
3 20 (64.52%) WCF
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
6 11 (35.48%) WinForms
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
8 9 (29.03%) TDD
9 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
10 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
10 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
10 7 (22.58%) MVC
10 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
11 6 (19.35%) XML
11 6 (19.35%) LINQ
11 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
12 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (16.13%) ERP
12 5 (16.13%) DirectX
12 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
13 4 (12.90%) VBScript
13 4 (12.90%) Oracle
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) Windows
13 4 (12.90%) OO
13 4 (12.90%) XAML
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (12.90%) NHibernate
14 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.23%) Moq
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) NSubstitute
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
1 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) C# Developer
3 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
4 8 (25.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Programmer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (12.90%) C# Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) WPF Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) .NET
2 20 (64.52%) WCF
3 13 (41.94%) .NET Framework
4 11 (35.48%) WinForms
5 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
6 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) LINQ
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.13%) DirectX
9 4 (12.90%) NHibernate
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (9.68%) jQuery
10 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 3 (9.68%) CSS
10 3 (9.68%) HTML
11 2 (6.45%) SOAP
11 2 (6.45%) OpenGL
11 2 (6.45%) XSLT
11 2 (6.45%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
1 1 (3.23%) iPad
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.23%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (3.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) TDD
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 5 (16.13%) ERP
5 4 (12.90%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) MVVM
7 2 (6.45%) SOA
7 2 (6.45%) AOP
7 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.23%) BDD
8 1 (3.23%) Image Processing
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) VBScript
5 4 (12.90%) XAML
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.68%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) DevExpress
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