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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 130 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -21
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.55% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.23% 1.93% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £338 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.03% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.38 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +11.53%
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
810 673 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.15% 28.71% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 410 307
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 -3 7 £325 - 3
West Yorkshire -31 2 £380 +33.33% 8
North Yorkshire -2 1 £225 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) WCF
3 19 (79.17%) C#
4 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
5 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) OO
9 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
9 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
9 7 (29.17%) MVVM
9 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
9 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.83%) MVC
12 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
12 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 4 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
13 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (12.50%) HTML
14 2 (8.33%) Apache
14 2 (8.33%) Finance
14 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
14 2 (8.33%) VB
14 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
14 2 (8.33%) CSS
14 2 (8.33%) jQuery
14 2 (8.33%) VB6

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (8.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) VB Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) .NET Architect
6 2 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior VB Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) WCF
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
4 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Task Parallel Library
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (8.33%) WinForms
8 2 (8.33%) CSS
8 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.17%) HTML5
9 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
9 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) MVVM
5 5 (20.83%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.33%) VB6
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared