The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 38 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 0.94% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 138 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.03% 32.47% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 110 56
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

WPF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WPF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) CMS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore