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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 103 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs citing WPF 8 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 1.59% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.63% 5.72% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
- -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
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
490 437 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.25% 27.76% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 260 232
Average daily rate £350 £300 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -16.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.50 £5.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 18 December 2014. 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
Leeds -22 5 £320 - 13
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Castleford - - - - 1
WPF
Yorkshire

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (60.00%) WCF
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Scrum
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) LINQ
9 4 (26.67%) Web Development
9 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) OO
10 3 (20.00%) MS Office
10 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) WinForms
10 3 (20.00%) MSTest
10 3 (20.00%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.67%) OLTP
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) NUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
4 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) LINQ
8 3 (20.00%) WinForms
8 3 (20.00%) jQuery
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (6.67%) HTML
10 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET
10 1 (6.67%) XML
10 1 (6.67%) CSS
10 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
10 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (26.67%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) MVVM
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) OOD
8 1 (6.67%) SOA
8 1 (6.67%) ETL
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle