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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.39% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.82% 1.65% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +90.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
142 243 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.20% 23.78% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 168 139
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 £36.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.27% +39.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £13.85 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £31.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 February 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Logistics
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (20.00%) MSTest
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 (60.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft