The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 63 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.32% 0.51% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £331 £435 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- +12.58%
WPF
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
176 232 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.76% 39.19% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 196 130
Median daily rate £403 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.85% +12.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

WPF
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bridgend - 1 £313 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WPF.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore