The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Yorkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 101 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing WPF 28 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 1.36% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 4.80% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 6
Average daily rate £300 £295 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
757 583 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.47% 28.40% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 316 326
Average daily rate £315 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WPF
England

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +11 16 £300 - 3
West Yorkshire -29 12 £325 +10.16% 11
East Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 62 (98.41%) C#
2 58 (92.06%) .NET
3 52 (82.54%) SQL Server
4 48 (76.19%) WCF
5 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (52.38%) ASP.NET
7 30 (47.62%) Silverlight
8 29 (46.03%) MVC
8 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
9 26 (41.27%) OO
10 23 (36.51%) Windows
10 23 (36.51%) Visual Studio
11 22 (34.92%) XAML
12 18 (28.57%) Scrum
12 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (26.98%) Multithreading
14 16 (25.40%) WinForms
14 16 (25.40%) SQL
15 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
16 12 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
16 12 (19.05%) CRM
17 11 (17.46%) Middleware
18 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
18 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
19 8 (12.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 8 (12.70%) TDD
20 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
20 7 (11.11%) LINQ
20 7 (11.11%) Git (software)

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.94%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (82.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) NUnit
4 4 (6.35%) PhoneGap
5 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) MSTest
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (92.06%) Developer
2 33 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (11.11%) CRM Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Mobile Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) SQL Developer
11 1 (1.59%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (92.06%) .NET
2 48 (76.19%) WCF
3 33 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 30 (47.62%) Silverlight
5 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (25.40%) WinForms
7 11 (17.46%) Middleware
8 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (11.11%) LINQ
11 6 (9.52%) HTML5
11 6 (9.52%) jQuery
11 6 (9.52%) HTML
12 4 (6.35%) Sencha Touch
12 4 (6.35%) Ext JS
12 4 (6.35%) REST
12 4 (6.35%) OpenGL
12 4 (6.35%) SOAP
12 4 (6.35%) Web Services
13 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) Smartphone
3 4 (6.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Mobile
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) MVC
3 26 (41.27%) OO
4 18 (28.57%) Scrum
5 17 (26.98%) Multithreading
6 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.05%) CRM
8 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.70%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) MVVM
11 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.94%) OOP
12 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.94%) SOA
12 5 (7.94%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (7.94%) Content Management
13 4 (6.35%) OOD
13 4 (6.35%) UML
14 3 (4.76%) RUP
14 3 (4.76%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) C#
2 22 (34.92%) XAML
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) VB
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 3 (4.76%) Java
8 3 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (3.17%) C
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) VB6
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Sencha
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Perforce
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