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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 99 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 1.60% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 6.39% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Average hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
647 532 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.97% 25.08% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 301 439
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +105.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -6 8 £300 -11.76% 13
South Yorkshire - 3 - - 4
North Yorkshire -12 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (94.59%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
3 30 (81.08%) WCF
4 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
5 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
6 17 (45.95%) MVC
7 16 (43.24%) Silverlight
8 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (37.84%) SQL
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
11 9 (24.32%) XAML
12 8 (21.62%) Scrum
12 8 (21.62%) WinForms
12 8 (21.62%) Windows
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (21.62%) Multithreading
13 7 (18.92%) OO
13 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
14 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (16.22%) CRM
14 6 (16.22%) Web Services
14 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
14 6 (16.22%) jQuery
14 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (13.51%) LINQ
15 5 (13.51%) Web Development
15 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) MSTest
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 23 (62.16%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (10.81%) CRM Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) WCF
3 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
4 16 (43.24%) Silverlight
5 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.62%) WinForms
7 6 (16.22%) jQuery
7 6 (16.22%) Web Services
7 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (13.51%) Middleware
8 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.51%) LINQ
9 3 (8.11%) HTML
9 3 (8.11%) CSS
9 3 (8.11%) HTML5
10 2 (5.41%) CSS3
10 2 (5.41%) Ajax
11 1 (2.70%) Spring
11 1 (2.70%) SOAP
11 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) MVC
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Multithreading
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) OO
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) CRM
6 5 (13.51%) Web Development
6 5 (13.51%) Content Management
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) MVVM
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) BDD
8 2 (5.41%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.70%) Usability Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) XAML
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VB
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago