The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank - 69 76
Contract jobs citing WPF 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.07% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £360
% change year-on-year
- -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £40.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-73.00% +8.66%
WPF
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
194 281 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.79% 36.30% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 193 165
Median daily rate £388 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

WPF
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

WPF Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WPF
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WPF across the Wales region.

WPF Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for WPF.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) UML
5 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) WinForms
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) OOP
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) LINQ
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (50.00%) MVVM
5 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Use Case
6 3 (37.50%) WCF
6 3 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
6 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (50.00%) LINQ
2 4 (50.00%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (37.50%) STL
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Code First Entity Framework
5 1 (12.50%) AutoMapper
5 1 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) UML
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) MVVM
4 4 (50.00%) OOP
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Cross-Platform Development
5 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Sybase