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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 102 80 100
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs citing WPF 20 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.76% 1.59% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 6.42% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 3
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£300 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £245 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £436 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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
626 561 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.71% 24.78% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 311 280
Average daily rate £350 £320 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 24
Average hourly rate £34.20 £32.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £32.50 £51.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Staffordshire 0 7 £300 +4.34% 2
Birmingham -11 6 £331 +10.41% 4
Coventry -5 3 £348 -7.33%
Warwickshire -9 1 £350 +7.69%
Worcestershire - - - - 3
Dudley - - - -
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (92.31%) C#
2 23 (88.46%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) WCF
4 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 11 (42.31%) WinForms
6 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
7 9 (34.62%) MVC
7 9 (34.62%) TDD
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Entity Framework
9 7 (26.92%) LINQ
9 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (15.38%) Windows
12 4 (15.38%) OO
12 4 (15.38%) HTML
12 4 (15.38%) VBScript
12 4 (15.38%) MVVM
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (11.54%) jQuery
13 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) SQLite
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) Moq
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.85%) NSubstitute
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Programmer
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) WCF
3 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 11 (42.31%) WinForms
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 8 (30.77%) Entity Framework
6 7 (26.92%) LINQ
7 6 (23.08%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 3 (11.54%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (11.54%) CSS
9 3 (11.54%) DirectX
10 2 (7.69%) XSLT
10 2 (7.69%) SOAP
10 2 (7.69%) Web Services
10 2 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
10 2 (7.69%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) iPad
1 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) MVC
1 9 (34.62%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) MVVM
5 2 (7.69%) AOP
5 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) VBScript
6 3 (11.54%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
7 2 (7.69%) XAML
8 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
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