The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WPF 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% - 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% - 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
152 222 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.47% 23.85% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 163 111
Median daily rate £375 £376 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for WPF.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
4 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (14.29%) MAPI
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) DCOM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (42.86%) Bitbucket
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
General
1 1 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# WPF Developer
2 5 (71.43%) WPF Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) WCF
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) DCOM
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) MAPI
4 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) ATDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft