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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 137 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -24
Contract jobs citing WPF 7 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.86% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 3.40% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 17
Median daily rate £425 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.54% -7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £281 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-72.50% +6.66%
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
700 677 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.43% 25.25% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 445 334
Median daily rate £388 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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
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 4 May 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 -6 4 £425 +22.30% 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 33 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) .NET
3 21 (63.64%) MVVM
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (48.48%) TDD
6 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
7 13 (39.39%) WCF
8 12 (36.36%) SQL
8 12 (36.36%) MVC
9 11 (33.33%) Subversion
9 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (24.24%) BDD
10 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
10 8 (24.24%) HTML
11 7 (21.21%) Scrum
11 7 (21.21%) OO
12 6 (18.18%) CSS
13 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 4 (12.12%) XML
14 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
15 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
15 3 (9.09%) Web Services
15 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 3 (9.09%) Finance
15 3 (9.09%) Games
15 3 (9.09%) jQuery
15 3 (9.09%) Web Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 23 (69.70%) C# Developer
3 17 (51.52%) .NET Developer
4 10 (30.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) WPF Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (39.39%) WCF
4 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) CSS
6 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (12.12%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) jQuery
8 3 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (6.06%) Ajax
9 2 (6.06%) WinForms
9 2 (6.06%) XSLT
10 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.03%) CSS3
10 1 (3.03%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) MVVM
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) TDD
4 12 (36.36%) MVC
5 8 (24.24%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) Multithreading
6 7 (21.21%) OO
6 7 (21.21%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.03%) Android Development
9 1 (3.03%) Content Development
9 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.03%) SDLC
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VC++
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Xamarin