The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 134 124
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.047% 0.071% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.23% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +11.94% +3.07%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 713 860 789
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 33.60% 30.69% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 606 497
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Yorkshire

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Yorkshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 4
WPF
England

WPF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) XAML