The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 116 122 143
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Contract jobs citing WPF 19 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.93% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.23% 3.53% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 0
Median daily rate £325 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £23.28 £43.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.87% +15.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.39 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.22% +14.00%
WPF
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
851 879 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 26.25% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 608 529
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 68 14
Median hourly rate £23.28 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.59 £30.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WPF
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Bristol - 5 £370 - 1
Devon - 5 £226 - 2
Somerset +6 2 £294 - 4
Cornwall +4 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire -8 1 £325 -13.33%
Dorset - 1 - - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 27 (93.10%) .NET
3 23 (79.31%) MVC
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
5 18 (62.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
7 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
7 14 (48.28%) Web Services
8 13 (44.83%) WCF
9 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
10 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
11 10 (34.48%) CSS
11 10 (34.48%) HTML
11 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (31.03%) SQL
12 9 (31.03%) jQuery
13 7 (24.14%) XML
13 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
13 7 (24.14%) Entity Framework
14 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
14 6 (20.69%) TDD
14 6 (20.69%) ITIL
15 5 (17.24%) Windows
15 5 (17.24%) CMS
15 5 (17.24%) Scrum
15 5 (17.24%) REST
16 4 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (17.24%) CMS
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.34%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 20 (68.97%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (13.79%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Sitecore Developer
6 4 (13.79%) WPF Developer
7 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Architect
9 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 13 (44.83%) WCF
5 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (31.03%) jQuery
7 7 (24.14%) .NET Framework
7 7 (24.14%) Entity Framework
7 7 (24.14%) XML
8 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
9 5 (17.24%) REST
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (13.79%) SOAP
10 4 (13.79%) XSD
11 3 (10.34%) Ajax
11 3 (10.34%) LINQ
12 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
1 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) MVC
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) OOD
5 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) MVVM
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Change Control
8 1 (3.45%) CQRS
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Kanban
8 1 (3.45%) Line Management
8 1 (3.45%) Microservices
8 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) VB.NET
4 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Sitecore
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + Long term contracts
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Old Street, London
Gorkana
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 15 days ago