The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 73 55
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.23% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.95% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Median daily rate - £356 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £34.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -1.78%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 211 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.19% 24.74% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 116 103
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Median hourly rate - £20.94 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WPF
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree