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 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 103 88 62
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -26
Contract jobs citing WPF 11 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.84% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.93% 2.74% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 14
Average daily rate
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£335 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.81%
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
571 511 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 30.93% 30.58% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 349 191
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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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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 -6 11 £335 +4.68% 14
Pontefract - - - -
Bradford - - - - 4
WPF
Yorkshire

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) C#
3 13 (72.22%) WCF
4 11 (61.11%) MVC
5 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) VB
9 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
9 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (22.22%) jQuery
10 4 (22.22%) SQL
10 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
11 3 (16.67%) CSS
11 3 (16.67%) HTML
11 3 (16.67%) Windows
11 3 (16.67%) OO
11 3 (16.67%) Apache
11 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 3 (16.67%) VB6
11 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (16.67%) Multithreading

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior VB Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Architect
4 3 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) WCF
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) CSS
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET
8 2 (11.11%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (5.56%) LINQ
9 1 (5.56%) HTML5
9 1 (5.56%) XML
9 1 (5.56%) Middleware
9 1 (5.56%) WinForms
9 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OOD
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) MVVM
5 2 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (16.67%) VB6
6 2 (11.11%) XAML
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Perforce