The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 14 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing WPF 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.68% 16.67% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.00% 37.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £313 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £346 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%

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 Taunton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 24 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.32% 44.44% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 47
Median daily rate £313 £400 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +22.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton 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 Taunton

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

WPF
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

WPF Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

WPF
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Taunton region with a requirement for WPF.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Kanban
3 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (80.00%) MVC
4 7 (70.00%) Pair Programming
4 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) QA
5 6 (60.00%) Line Management
5 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (60.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) NServiceBus
6 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
8 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (10.00%) NUnit
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 (50.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Kanban
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) Line Management
4 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (60.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA