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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 119 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -10
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.092% 0.54% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 1.89% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 12
Average daily rate
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£380 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +9.84%
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
626 475 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.87% 28.46% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 303 211
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £205 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% -68.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bradford - 1 £425 -
Huddersfield - 1 £335 - 1
WPF
Yorkshire

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Apache
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) XAML
6 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Architect
3 2 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior VB Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared