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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / South West
Rank 114 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing WPF 27 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.24% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.51% 0.92% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £319 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £363 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
769 764 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.30% 25.99% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 527 516
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 15
Median hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 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
Bristol - 10 £350 - 2
Somerset +8 9 £313 -3.84% 3
Devon 0 6 £220 -26.66% 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 55 (94.83%) .NET
2 53 (91.38%) C#
3 50 (86.21%) MVC
4 45 (77.59%) ASP.NET
5 41 (70.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (51.72%) .NET Framework
8 29 (50.00%) Scrum
9 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
9 25 (43.10%) Unit Testing
10 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
11 23 (39.66%) HTML
12 22 (37.93%) CSS
12 22 (37.93%) WCF
13 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
15 19 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (31.03%) REST
16 18 (31.03%) Web Services
17 17 (29.31%) TDD
18 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
18 16 (27.59%) Kanban
18 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
19 14 (24.14%) QA
20 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
20 13 (22.41%) Pair Programming
21 12 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
22 10 (17.24%) NServiceBus
22 10 (17.24%) Entity Framework
23 9 (15.52%) Microsoft

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 10 (17.24%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.72%) NuGet
5 1 (1.72%) NUnit
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Developer
2 35 (60.34%) .NET Developer
3 31 (53.45%) C# Developer
4 23 (39.66%) Software Developer
5 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (34.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (32.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 18 (31.03%) C# Software Developer
8 17 (29.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (24.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (15.52%) WPF Developer
11 8 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (6.90%) Angular Developer
12 4 (6.90%) C# WPF Developer
13 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
13 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
13 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
14 2 (3.45%) Lead C# Developer
14 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
14 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (94.83%) .NET
2 45 (77.59%) ASP.NET
3 41 (70.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (51.72%) .NET Framework
5 23 (39.66%) HTML
6 22 (37.93%) CSS
6 22 (37.93%) WCF
7 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (31.03%) REST
8 18 (31.03%) Web Services
9 10 (17.24%) Entity Framework
10 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.34%) jQuery
12 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (8.62%) HTML5
13 2 (3.45%) LINQ
13 2 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.45%) WinForms
14 1 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) MVC
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.00%) Scrum
4 25 (43.10%) Unit Testing
5 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
6 17 (29.31%) TDD
7 16 (27.59%) Kanban
7 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
8 13 (22.41%) Pair Programming
9 12 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) Line Management
10 8 (13.79%) OO
11 6 (10.34%) BDD
11 6 (10.34%) Microservices
11 6 (10.34%) OOD
12 5 (8.62%) SDLC
13 4 (6.90%) Web Development
14 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
14 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) C#
2 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) VC++
6 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
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