The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 50 29
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.82% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +72.91% -40.00%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 139 110 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 36.87% 25.40% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 83 29
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing WPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Sheffield

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Sheffield