The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.090% 0.81% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.13 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +6.96% +20.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 436 601 414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.07% 40.39% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1130 1888 1445
Median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £507 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 60
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Leeds

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Leeds

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for WPF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft