The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 117 95 112
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.37% 1.10% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.77% 5.34% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 6
Median daily rate £550 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £309 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
WPF
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
508 524 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.07% 20.63% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 325 295
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +58.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF across the Berkshire region.

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -17 7 £425 +31.78%
Windsor - 1 £675 -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 9 (60.00%) WCF
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (33.33%) FastCGI
6 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 5 (33.33%) REST
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) IIS
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) SSL
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) MVC
6 5 (33.33%) LINQ
6 5 (33.33%) Fiddler

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) SSL
1 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (40.00%) WPF Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Development Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) WPF Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) WCF
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Ajax
4 5 (33.33%) FastCGI
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) LINQ
4 5 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) CGI
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) MVVM
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCTS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore