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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 53 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing WPF 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 0.87% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 3.07% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £365 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
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
100 163 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.51% 28.50% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 107 120
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £311 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £31.80 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.08 £42.60 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 7 December 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft