The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 55 50
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.62% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.56% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +18.62%
WPF
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
73 156 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.52% 24.07% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 98 87
Median daily rate £350 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £583 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Median hourly rate £32.00 £36.67 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.73% +22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.53 £41.30 £40.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Essex

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for WPF.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iPad
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft