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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 132 115 128
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing WPF 10 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.80% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 3.11% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 8
Median daily rate £358 £313 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £280 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £418 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £339 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £34.38 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.12%
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
796 804 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.44% 25.69% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 562 549
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 18
Median hourly rate £38.63 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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
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 29 June 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
Wiltshire 0 6 £361 -15.00% 1
Bristol +9 3 £315 +0.80% 3
Devon - 1 - - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 16 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) WCF
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) XSD
8 4 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) SOAP
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (18.75%) NUnit
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
9 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 3 (18.75%) MVVM
9 3 (18.75%) C++
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) WinForms
10 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (12.50%) ISO 14001
10 2 (12.50%) Finance

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (18.75%) NUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
6 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (31.25%) WCF
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
4 4 (25.00%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) XSD
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 2 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) MVC
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) MVVM
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) VB.NET
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) F#
6 1 (6.25%) Haskell
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 14001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Sitecore