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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 103 91
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.26% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.85% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.02% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%

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
460 585 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.72% 30.33% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 375 353
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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