The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South West / Somerset
Rank 30 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing WPF 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.80% 3.42% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.57% 9.90% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Median daily rate £313 £418 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +30.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +10.76%
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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
94 101 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.66% 34.59% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 63 70
Median daily rate £350 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £263 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £38.75 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -3 6 £313 -27.74% 2
Street - 1 - -
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WPF.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 15 (88.24%) C#
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
4 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
5 12 (70.59%) Unit Testing
5 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
7 10 (58.82%) Pair Programming
7 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
7 10 (58.82%) Kanban
7 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
8 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
8 8 (47.06%) QA
9 7 (41.18%) TDD
9 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
10 6 (35.29%) BDD
10 6 (35.29%) Line Management
10 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (29.41%) NServiceBus
12 3 (17.65%) Web Development
13 2 (11.76%) jQuery
13 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
13 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
14 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
14 1 (5.88%) HTML5
14 1 (5.88%) Mentoring

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (29.41%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) NuGet
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) WPF Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (64.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) Dojo
6 1 (5.88%) DOM
6 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 15 (88.24%) Scrum
3 12 (70.59%) Unit Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Kanban
4 10 (58.82%) Pair Programming
5 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
6 7 (41.18%) TDD
7 6 (35.29%) BDD
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (35.29%) Line Management
8 3 (17.65%) Web Development
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.88%) OO
10 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA