The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 118 92
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.30% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.02% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Average daily rate - £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-72.50% -
WPF
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
671 586 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.70% 29.13% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 357 413
Average daily rate £420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

WPF
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET