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 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 61 58 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.03% 1.44% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.52% 6.42% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Median daily rate £425 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +2.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
WPF
Berkshire

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
199 187 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.69% 22.48% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 127 104
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 - £19.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for WPF.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) WCF
5 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 5 (33.33%) FastCGI
6 5 (33.33%) REST
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (33.33%) HTTP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) SSL
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) IIS
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) SQL
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) LINQ
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 5 (33.33%) Fiddler

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) SSL
1 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (53.33%) WPF Developer
4 7 (46.67%) C# WPF Developer
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Development Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Development Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior WPF Developer
8 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
8 1 (6.67%) WPF Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET
4 5 (33.33%) Ajax
4 5 (33.33%) FastCGI
4 5 (33.33%) LINQ
4 5 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) CGI
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) MCITP
1 3 (20.00%) MCTS
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore