The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 127 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs citing WPF 13 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.96% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 3.06% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £320 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +8.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
WPF
England

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
828 785 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.64% 31.26% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 541 342
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 1 May 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
South Yorkshire - 8 - - 2
West Yorkshire -19 5 £375 +15.38% 7
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 25 (92.59%) C#
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) WCF
4 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 14 (51.85%) MVC
5 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
6 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
7 12 (44.44%) Web Services
7 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
8 10 (37.04%) OO
8 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (33.33%) jQuery
10 8 (29.63%) HTML
10 8 (29.63%) CSS
11 7 (25.93%) Scrum
12 6 (22.22%) XML
13 5 (18.52%) IIS
13 5 (18.52%) TDD
13 5 (18.52%) Ajax
13 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
14 4 (14.81%) Finance
14 4 (14.81%) VB
14 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
15 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) WCF
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (44.44%) Web Services
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) XML
8 5 (18.52%) Ajax
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
10 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET
11 1 (3.70%) Middleware
11 1 (3.70%) WinForms
11 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 1 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
11 1 (3.70%) HTML5
11 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) GIS
1 1 (3.70%) Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) MVC
2 14 (51.85%) Unit Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) OO
5 7 (25.93%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.41%) OOD
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.70%) RUP
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) CMMI
8 1 (3.70%) Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) VB
3 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB6
5 2 (7.41%) XAML
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) Perforce
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