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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / South West
Rank 110 128 124
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing WPF 22 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 0.75% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 2.57% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 3
Median daily rate £305 £405 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £338 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £465 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.02% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%

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
654 856 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.33% 29.10% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 637 515
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Somerset +5 10 £319 -22.25% 2
Bristol +8 5 £375 - 2
Devon - 3 £220 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 50 (90.91%) C#
3 47 (85.45%) MVC
4 40 (72.73%) ASP.NET
5 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (54.55%) .NET Framework
7 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
8 25 (45.45%) Scrum
9 24 (43.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
10 22 (40.00%) Unit Testing
11 21 (38.18%) HTML
12 19 (34.55%) CSS
12 19 (34.55%) TDD
12 19 (34.55%) WCF
13 18 (32.73%) Automated Testing
13 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (29.09%) Web Services
14 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
15 15 (27.27%) Kanban
16 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
16 14 (25.45%) QA
17 12 (21.82%) jQuery
17 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
17 12 (21.82%) Entity Framework
17 12 (21.82%) REST
17 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
17 12 (21.82%) Continuous Delivery
18 10 (18.18%) 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 (18.18%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Skype
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (43.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.82%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) NuGet
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.27%) Advertising
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (94.55%) Developer
2 34 (61.82%) .NET Developer
3 26 (47.27%) C# Developer
4 18 (32.73%) Software Developer
5 17 (30.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (23.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (23.64%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (18.18%) WPF Developer
11 8 (14.55%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (9.09%) C# WPF Developer
13 3 (5.45%) Lead .NET Developer
13 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
13 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
13 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
14 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
14 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
14 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 40 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 21 (38.18%) HTML
6 19 (34.55%) CSS
6 19 (34.55%) WCF
7 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (29.09%) Web Services
9 12 (21.82%) Entity Framework
9 12 (21.82%) jQuery
9 12 (21.82%) REST
10 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (9.09%) LINQ
11 4 (7.27%) Ajax
11 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.27%) HTML5
11 4 (7.27%) XML
12 3 (5.45%) Silverlight
12 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
2 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) User Experience
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) MVC
2 39 (70.91%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Scrum
4 22 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 19 (34.55%) TDD
6 18 (32.73%) Automated Testing
7 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
8 15 (27.27%) Kanban
9 12 (21.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
10 8 (14.55%) Line Management
10 8 (14.55%) OO
11 6 (10.91%) OOD
12 5 (9.09%) BDD
12 5 (9.09%) SDLC
13 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (5.45%) MVVM
13 3 (5.45%) Web Development
14 2 (3.64%) ITIL
14 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 24 (43.64%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.64%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) VC++
7 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) MISRA
2 1 (1.82%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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