Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 150 161
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +17
Contract jobs citing WPF 12 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 0.30% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -1.54% -14.47%
10th Percentile £269 £310 £310
90th Percentile £390 £366 £350
Yorkshire median daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +4.69% -1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,331 995 1,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.06% 34.42% 35.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 739 1,018
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £538 £506 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 - £13.25
10th Percentile £15.24 - £10.97
90th Percentile £19.59 - £16.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year +4.92% +158.47% -57.86%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in West Yorkshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in West Yorkshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in West Yorkshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in West Yorkshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wakefield - 5 £288 - 3
Leeds -2 4 £390 +11.43% 9
Bradford -9 2 £338 +5.47% 2
WPF
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) Logistics
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) MSTest
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) LINQ
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) RUP
7 3 (25.00%) DSDM
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) NUnit
7 3 (25.00%) WCF

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) MSTest
1 3 (25.00%) NUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (41.67%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
4 5 (41.67%) WPF Developer
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) LINQ
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) WCF
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) WF
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (16.67%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Logistics
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) DSDM
4 3 (25.00%) RUP
5 1 (8.33%) API Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (16.67%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft