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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 138 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -17
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.59% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 2.53% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 13
Median daily rate £400 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
- -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-74.11% +13.33%
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
683 593 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.02% 23.32% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 387 326
Median daily rate £383 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) WCF
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
7 6 (42.86%) CSS
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 3 (21.43%) Web Development
10 3 (21.43%) jQuery
10 3 (21.43%) MVVM
10 3 (21.43%) Web Services
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (21.43%) TDD
11 2 (14.29%) Ajax
11 2 (14.29%) Finance
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle
11 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
11 2 (14.29%) XML
11 2 (14.29%) XSLT
11 2 (14.29%) OO
11 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
12 1 (7.14%) Google Play

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 (7.14%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) Ajax
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) XSLT
9 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (7.14%) CSS3
9 1 (7.14%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Android Development
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin