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 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 123 122 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing WPF 18 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.94% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 3.19% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 4
Median daily rate £325 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £465 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £34.89 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
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
679 940 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.06% 29.49% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 679 511
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 25
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £34.30 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £50.00
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 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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

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

WPF Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 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
Somerset +15 5 £403 -3.59% 3
Devon - 5 £220 -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £363 +3.57% 1
Bristol +7 2 £413 - 6
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 38 (90.48%) .NET
2 37 (88.10%) C#
3 32 (76.19%) MVC
4 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
6 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
9 17 (40.48%) WCF
9 17 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (40.48%) HTML
10 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (35.71%) Scrum
11 15 (35.71%) CSS
12 14 (33.33%) Web Services
13 12 (28.57%) TDD
13 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
14 11 (26.19%) Entity Framework
15 10 (23.81%) REST
15 10 (23.81%) jQuery
16 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
16 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
16 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
17 8 (19.05%) Pair Programming
18 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
18 7 (16.67%) SQL
18 7 (16.67%) OO

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 6 (14.29%) NServiceBus
2 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) NUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (92.86%) Developer
2 27 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 17 (40.48%) C# Developer
4 14 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (30.95%) Software Developer
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (26.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (21.43%) WPF Developer
9 8 (19.05%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (11.90%) C# WPF Developer
12 3 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
12 3 (7.14%) Lead Developer
12 3 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
12 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
13 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
13 2 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
13 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (45.24%) .NET Framework
5 17 (40.48%) HTML
5 17 (40.48%) WCF
6 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (35.71%) CSS
8 14 (33.33%) Web Services
9 11 (26.19%) Entity Framework
10 10 (23.81%) jQuery
10 10 (23.81%) REST
11 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (9.52%) LINQ
13 3 (7.14%) Ajax
13 3 (7.14%) HTML5
13 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
13 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) MVC
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) TDD
4 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 8 (19.05%) Pair Programming
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) Kanban
8 6 (14.29%) Line Management
8 6 (14.29%) OOD
9 5 (11.90%) SDLC
10 3 (7.14%) BDD
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.14%) MVVM
11 2 (4.76%) ITIL
11 2 (4.76%) OOP
11 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) VC++
6 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA
2 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.38%) Xamarin